All posts tagged: dave foley

Star Wars: Bad Foley Edition

The title says it all for this one. Those of you who aren’t familiar with what foley work is, let me fill you in. Foley work is any work by famed Kids in the Hall actor Dave Foley…wait…no…no, I’m being told that is not in fact true. Hmm, I guess it is sound effects then? Yeah that sounds like it makes sense, so we’ll go with that. Anyway, what happens when you take bad foley work and put it to Star Wars? I think it might look a little like this…. Advertisements

Why I love Dave Foley

If you live in Canada (like I do), you’ve recently seen the resurrection of the career of a comedy genius…Dave Foley. It might not be so much of a resurrection, but maybe it’s an acknowledgement of his brand of humor and years of great work. Dave is now the center and star of CTV’s new hit series Spun Out. Although I must admit, I really dislike this program. It’s just a poorly written and poorly executed office sitcom. Despite this it still hasn’t changed my opinion of Dave Foley. He’s one of the few comedian/actors out there who has made way more bad movies/TV shows than good, but still withholds a reputation of being brilliant. Why’s that? Just watch below…. Dave was one of the founding members of the famed Canadian comedy group Kids in the Hall. Kids in the Hall had a five season run on CBC, pushing boundaries with every sketch. The popularity of their show went as far as a feature film. They were so good that when they finished their series …