Inspirado 4/7 Recap! Ariana Grande Defeats Metal Bly

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Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown. And after last night the crown will now lay upon a new head. That’s right folks Ariana Grande defeated Metal Boy and a new champion reigns at Inspirado.

 

The ominous signs of a hostile takeover were evident even during trash talk. AG’s Matt Sellitti said the best ways to attack a team is through its strengths, he then asked where Woody Fu was. Pat May fired back with a clearly uninformed rant about the previous line ups of Ariana Grande. He then once again apologized to people for having to watch Hello Laser.

 

Then Ariana Grande took the stage.

 

They chose the dumb challenge of Brad?: Every character in every scene is looking for someone named Brad. In this set we saw:

 

-A rhyme heavy version of A River Runs Through it. Which Branson Reese described as “Like Dr. Seuss wrote this while he was asleep”

 

-A church that featured “Hug conversion”

 

-A group of men searching for a lost child who was revealed to be “retarded” (the use of this word and it’s political correctness were much discussed), had a severe head injury, and was terrible at jokes.

 

-And of course, a psychic, who moonlights as a exterminator, outing one of many cops (including bad cop, flirty cop, and incompetent cop) as a murderer of Asian women.

 

Then the champions entered the stage for the final time. Metal Boy chose the Nerdy Challenge of Bored: Your set is the 12th hour of a seemingly endless bored game. In this set we saw:

 

-A bored game with some strange thing called “Mana Dice”

 

-A couple on a terrible first date

 

-A couple who couldn’t keep their hands off each other or their jizz off of the dice.

 

-A man who chose to play this game instead of meeting his wife on the Brooklyn Bridge (like in the Sex and the City movie). Which of course led to the wife being saved from killing herself by The Angel of the Brooklyn Bridge (Thursday’s at 8 on NBC).

 

-A man who allowed his car salesman to move in with him.

 

-And of course, a man trying to buy a chess board being bombarded by another man with an original bored game and a nurse who needed to buy only the Queen of clubs in order to pay off a very long card trick that ended up killing another person.

 

When the dust settled and the new digital tally was taken, Ariana Grande defeated Metal Boy and takes over as Inspirado Champion. They will return next week to face Team Lopez: Puppet Improv. Thursday 11pm Magnet Theater!!!!

 

 

 

 

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Inspirado 4/30 Recap: Metal Boy Gmails Robopop to Death!

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It was another barn burner at good ole Inspirado, as Megawatt darlings Metal Boy took down hip hop improv troupe Robopop.

Pat May started things off for trash talk as he pointed out how there were two people who came forward to trash talk for Robopop while Metal Boy only needed the one. He also commented on how Robopop’s beatboxer had tested the mic pre-show and Metal Boy had no need for mics. Annemarie Cullen cut back by saying that everyone on Robopop was casually sleeping with the members of Metal Boy and, because they wanted to continue this torrid affair, she would not trash talk the team.

Then the improv began!

Robopop started things off by selecting the Physical challenge of It Takes all Kinds: Every character in each of your scenes is of radically different sizes. They received the suggestion of Tampon, and boy howdy were there some tampons in this show! We started off with an opening number about bathroom attendants, super sized tampons and fat guys in the ladies room.  Then we met Delores and her mother who were sitting in adjacent stalls. Delores had some questions about sex that her mother addressed in a rap that covered the baisics, how Delores was little and her mom was big, and how Delores’ father had to hold up his wife’s fat folds in order to do her. Then we cut to underneath a giant bed. And by gosh o’golly was there a lot under that bed; poison darts, a river, and a bathroom attendant. Then there was the obligatory Narnia rap. Which covered how Narnia was a sensual dimension and lovely, lovely Turkish delight. We saw some other highlights throughout the night, a young boy getting a boner for the first time accompanied by his talking dick, an Adams’ Family rap, and a very tumultuous bathroom attendants meeting. The set ended with a brief look into what it would look like if the towel guy from the bathroom played Santa Claus in the mall.

Then Metal Boy took the stage!

After a bit of a tense, and rather long, challenge picking, mostly due to some insulting language and confusion from host Ali Fisher, Metal Boy chose the Dumb challenge of Where Are We Supposed to Meet Again? – Your set is in the style of a group email thread in which no one is communicating well or paying attention to important details. They received the suggestion of Barbie Girl which they basically ignored. We saw a group of folks sitting around sending each other emails trying to organize a rehearsal for a dance competition that was in four days! However, this group could just not focus, they kept getting side tracked by puppy videos, vines, being away from home, and being bloated. We then jumped away to a Taco Bell where Eli refused to admit that he had been to this same Taco Bell earlier in the day. We then went to a sperm bank where three men were forced to masturbate into the same cup at the same time, which of course generated the obligatory discussion of ookie cookie (which I will not explain here but feel free to check out this urban dictionary description NSFW).  While the men were masturbating, Nolan, who was a watching nurse, found out his father had died. THEN! we saw Carly preparing by herself for the dance competition which led to the revelation that her brother had been the first person to get a woman pregnant in space. We saw this acted out with the most handsome member of Metal Boy portraying the zero gravity sperm. We saw a lot more fun stuff from sweet sweet MB, including, a zombie art piece, a discussion of the new Goyte song, and a 40 year old man doing the Macarena. The set ended with Eli back a Taco Bell still denying his previous attendance.

When all was said and done Metal Boy won in a squeeker and will return next week the take on Ariana Grande in the ultimate Megawatt showdown. See ya’ll there, only at 11pm, only at the Magnet Theater, only at IIIIIIIINNNNNNNNSSSSSSSSPPPPPPPPPIIIIIIIIIRRRRRRRRAAAAAAAADDDDDDDOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!