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What if the Nigerian email scam were true? A Nigerian prince desperately tries to find someone to help him manage his wealth.
An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
[ytk, Jul 05 2012, last modified Jul 07 2012]
A young man (TJ Miller) drunkenly responds to an online ad that most would consider to be spam, but ends up being a real offer from a prince (Tracy Morgan) looking to cash in on his African fortune. John Mulaney and Nick Kroll provide the screenplay for the Paramount Pictures comedy.
Expected release date 2013 [xaviergisz, Jul 06 2012]
Aussies sell sand to the Middle East
[AusCan531, Jul 06 2012]
This gag was done in Flight of the Conchords
Set up scene [theleopard, Jul 06 2012]
Flight of the Conchords Part II
The prestige scene [theleopard, Jul 06 2012]
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||Please reference your bank account number and password here.
||It's funny kuz it's true.
||Starring Eddie Murphy, no doubt.
||This sounds sort of like the plot to An Alan Smithee
Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (link).
||Perhaps he could team up with a bespectacled
scientist who, after almost two decades of work, has
hit upon a means of extending the human penis by a
significant factor. Bewildered and discouraged by
the lack of interest from potential funders, he is
delighted to find that a Nigerian prince is offering
him sufficient funds to commercialize his discovery.
||And lose weight naturally at the same time. The
villain could be the head of a shadowy organization
known only as T.H.E.Y.. His introductory scene
concludes with him slamming his fist on the table and
announcing We DON'T want the public to know
about this secret!
||A slew of cheap derivitaves would immediately
follow containing visions where the directors
hadn't quite understood the original premise:
A film in which it turns out the Pope is NOT a
A documentary film that shows the migratory
behaviour of the grizzly bear as from its home in
the forest, it tries to identify and reach the
nearest public convenience.
A heartwarming tale in which purveyors of fine
aggregate, and silica-based building materials are
shipped out to Dubai and neighboring territories
in order to establish new orders supplying
these materials to the local inhabitants.
A penetrating documentary exploring the very
latest in the science of monitoring the prevailing
cook/broth ratio in different societal contexts.
||I've just received a confirmed order for 400 million
short tons of clean ice from an Inuit community
council. Can you please pass on contact details for
the prince, so I can cut him in on the investment
opportunity? I figure we'll need maybe $1.25M
initially, for warehouse space and shipping pre-
||Selling sand to the ME is something Australia is already doing [link]. I had also heard of other companies selling swimming pool filter sand there as well.
||I thought this was going to be an idea about [Dr.
Curry], for some reason.
||[blissy] I just spit my tea across the room as I thought the same EXACT thing!!!!! xox
||Is [Dr Curry] from Nigeria?
||you're all thinking Af. Prince!
||Yes [po] but you know African Prince...it conjures up old memories.
||How about A Nigerian Prince named Viagra. Good luck to him!
||This just cries out to be a Mitchel and Webb sketch, oh, it
is, numerous times...