Okay…this happened. Let’s just accept it. But why? I have a better question for you. Why not? Jack Black is a loveable, quirky, sweet guy on the big screen. But nobody is that happy all the time, right? There HAS to be a place for him to blow off steam. Well, I think this might just be one of those places. If you didn’t know, Jack Black has been half of the comedy duo Tenacious D since 1994. Black and Kyle Gass were members of The Actors’ Gang theatre company in Los Angeles. They were so good together on stage, obviously they needed to make a permanent thing of it. And we are glad they did. They’ve brought us some of the most fun musical entertainment known to man.
So what happens when this pair of misfits gets put in lockdown during a pandemic? Magic, obviously. It should be no surprise that two artists such as these are fans of the cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show. And they did that show right in their cover of Time Warp. If you disagree, go watch the show again. This is perfectly in line in all its fun and flair.
Okay. Here’s the breakdown of what you’re going to be thinking to yourself when you watch this:
“Ooh Time Warp! I love this song!”…”What the heck is the make-up Jack is wearing?”…”Is that Susan Sarandon?”…”Oh so THAT’S how you do the pelvic thrust!”… “Whoa Jack you’re getting a little too into this.”…”Kyle, nice lipstick.”…”I’m not sure how I feel about this shirt Jack is wearing”…”Hey George Takei!”….”Oh God make it stop”…”Wait it’s over already?”
I know…I have a complicated relationship with the Time Warp too. But Tenacious D, we will love forever.
Here’s their cover of Time Warp for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!