Name our production studio(s)!

In the first podcast, Lawyers, Guns and Money presented a Lawyers, Guns and Money Production. Which is all well-and-fine for a first podcast, but as we’re mere decades away from monetizing the Internet, I think we need names that are more representative than repetitious. In the comments to Other Scott’s recent post, I suggested that Lawyers, Guns and Money should present

  • A Head on a Stick Production
  • An Internet Tradition Production
  • A Pancakes for Jenny Production

I was thinking we needed one studio, but there’s no reason each of us can’t have our own. For example, Hogan won the Internet by nominating Erik to be the CEO of

  • Control the Means of Production Productions

Also, Njorl pointed out that we don’t need to stick to “Productions,” but somehow missed the opportunity to note that our next podcast could be a Pancakes for Jenny Joint.

So I appeal to your vast knowledge of all Internet Traditions to help us figure out who we should be. The winner(s) will receive fleeting acclaim on a mid-level political-and-whatever-it-is-I-do blog and possibly an invitation to participate in a forthcoming podcast. Have at it!

123 comments on this post.
  1. DocAmazing:

    A Gross Domestic Production?

  2. UberMitch:

    Is That a Battleship in Your Pocket Productions?

  3. DocAmazing:

    A Battleship, Please Production?

  4. joe from Lowell:

    In honor of Farley’s deranged anti-air screeds, I suggest S-75 Productions.

    Because he’s dedicated to bringing down the U.S. Air Force.

  5. MikeJake:

    Juche! Studios

    Not a Crank Production

  6. Scott Lemieux:

    A pancakes for Jenny production, in association with all internet traditions. Executive producer Jean-Paul Sartre.

  7. Hogan:

    Politics by Other Means Productions?

  8. DocAmazing:

    Needs more walrus.

  9. DocAmazing:

    A Knock Before You Enter SEK’s Office Production?

  10. Bill Murray:

    A Box Wine Production

  11. John Protevi:

    A What About Ghana, Huh? Production

  12. SEK:

    I should note that since all it takes is ten seconds in Photoshop to change the title cards, it’s not like we can’t just use them all.

    But there will be only one winner, per contributor, or something. I don’t know, just be funny, damn it.

  13. Erik Loomis:

    Love it.

  14. Tom Renbarger:

    Green Lantern Studios/A Bully Pulpit Production

    Or at least give Hal Jordan co-producer credit.

  15. UberMitch:

    Vote Third Party Because Drones Productions

  16. Todd:

    LG&M is People! Productions

  17. Vern:

    A Bookmark It, Libs! Production

  18. Jameson Quinn:

    What about Guatemala, huh?

  19. Jameson Quinn:

    Bully pulpit +1

  20. Uncle Ebeneezer:

    Good News For McCain Productions

    a Gritty-Clutch Feature

    Lubricated Tusk Entertainment

    IHOPP- (International House of Pulpit Pancakes) Media

  21. Murc:

    Charlie Carpenter Productions.

    :drops mic on stage:

  22. Jameson Quinn:

    A West of House Production Joint Harrumph

  23. Jameson Quinn:

    Do not attempt strikethrough from a phone. Production and joint were supposed to be stricken.

  24. Craig:

    Eye-liner Entertainment.

  25. Bill Murray:

    A Jennycakes and Syrup Creation

  26. LoriK:

    Especially if you’re SEK.

  27. dexitroboper:

    Not As Funny As Fafblog Productions

  28. Jameson Quinn:

    An Internet Tradition

  29. Jameson Quinn:

    Harrumph. Except instead of “production” it should be “pancake”.

  30. Bexley:

    A talking filibuster podcast.

  31. Barry Freed:

    A Straight Outta COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VIRGINIA Production.

  32. Pinko Punko:

    That’s my ball! Productions

    You can’t do that Productions

    Are you sure you want to do that Productions

  33. Pinko Punko:

    Because of… Now I am Outraged by…Productions

  34. Erik Loomis:


  35. Benjamin:

    Betokened Backlash Productions.

  36. Ramon A. Clef:

    Pancakes and Walrus Juche!

  37. rif:

    Bully Pulp
    Bully PulpLit
    Bully Hill Pulpit
    Bully Polpot

  38. Substance McGravitas:

    Nadir Productions.

  39. Jameson Quinn:

    A Bar None Screed

    (Best I could do with lawyers. Guns and money are also hard.)

  40. Bexley:

    A disadventure production.

  41. D's Squirrel Food:

    Can someone explain this to me? I am aware of the internet tradition of offering LGM’s resident troll pancakes, but I have no idea what it means.

  42. Ken:

    Black Maria.

    (Wait, are we naming the production company or the studio facility?)

  43. thebewilderness:

    Pancakes of mass destruction production.

  44. Tnap01:

    Recording live from the men’s restroom of the World’s Largest Arby’s?

  45. Tom Renbarger:

    Gin and Juche Studios

  46. Tnap01:

    A Please, Please Darleen Click Come on Our Show Productions

  47. M. Bouffant:

    “If it’s good, it’s a Miracle!”

  48. Gary Farber:

    A Bill Ayers Production.

  49. Tnap01:

    I’m so old I vaguely remember the days when there would have been 25 entries by now invoking Jewel… weeps :(

  50. Jameson Quinn:

    Waitaminnit. Internet traditions actually mean something? I thought a tradition was just something you did just like last time.

  51. Jameson Quinn:


  52. greylocks:

    Pam Geller already has that trademarked.

  53. greylocks:

    a “Get Me Out of This” Production

  54. Tnap01:

    A Someday a Slate Columnist Will Give These Podcasts a Positive Re-Evaluation Like Creed Production.

  55. david:

    Nader-Jeter Studios

  56. Hogan:

    I think you mean Ann Althouse. Geller is hard liquor all the way.

  57. Pinko Punko:


  58. SEK:

    Pancakes explained.

    Internet traditions explained.

  59. efgoldman:

    It seems a waste of perfectly good maple syrup.

  60. efgoldman:

    It seems a waste of perfectly good maple syrup.
    (copied from below. FYWP.)

  61. J.Dunn:

    A War on (Some Classes of People Who Use Some Means of) Production

  62. max:

    Three Goats for Transsexual Sara, Ltd. /* No idea why, really */
    Labor is People, Too! Studios
    We Sank Your Bathtub Battleship Productions

    If we were being serious, Detox Mansion Studios seems the obvious choice.

    HOOKERS & CRACK Anti-Defamation League

    Hrmm, not firing on all cylinders tonight.

    ['Honey, I Killed The Pony, Inc.']

  63. Keaaukane:

    A 300+ thread Production

  64. RepubAnon:

    How about: “The Spit Has Hit The Fan Productions” in honor of the song what started it all.

  65. RepubAnon:

    Or if you’re a Zelazny fan, a modified line from Lord of Light “The Fit Hit The Shan Productions”

  66. Jonas:

    A Jack Morris Hall of Fame/WARblogger Production

    A Bearded Duck/Cat Boxing/Tentacle Porn Production

  67. Jamie:

    Traditional Internet Traditions, LLC. Fine manufacturers of memes, heads on sticks, that sort of thing. A family enterprise since whenever you all gay-married each other and started making right-thinking people rethink liberalism.

  68. e julius drivingstorm:

    A Front Porch Sports Production – maybe with Ray Allen.

  69. catclub:

    A Law School Loans Production

    A Not Obese but Healthy and Big-Boned Production

  70. bob_is_boring:

    You’ll also need an inscrutable five- to ten-second animated logo-clip-thing to run at the beginning [films] or end [tv shows] of each production.

    I don’t have a fully formed conception, but what I do see involves a giant gay logger smashing law schools with a head-on-a-stick? Or something.

    Oh, you’re welcome, btw.

  71. Tnap01:

    Shine on You Crazy Steve Diamond, Inc.

    We Leave No Onion Ring Unanalyzed Studios

    This Podcast Metaphorically Kills Fucking Annoying Fucking Yankees Fans

  72. Major Kong:

    A Bookmark it Libs! production.

  73. Bruce Leroy:

    Gay lumberjacks productions

  74. LosGatosCA:

    Bully pulpit studios

  75. LosGatosCA:

    No edit function artists

  76. LosGatosCA:

    What the hell happened to the other 72 comments?

  77. commie atheist:

    They got old.

  78. commie atheist:

    I like “Joint Harrumph” though.

  79. MikeJake:

    A Joe From Lowell joint.

  80. LosGatosCA:

    Just switched to my MacBook – can’t see that “Older Comments” link on an iPhone 4 or maybe it’s not just the comments getting older.

  81. LosGatosCA:

    Preemptively Legal United Workers of the World International

  82. John:

    Shouldn’t it be “Control of the Means of Productions”?

  83. Bill Murray:

    Ray Allen’s Ball Pastime

  84. Bill Murray:

    A Commie’s All the Way Down Pursuit

  85. Bill Murray:

    do you mean Charli Carpenter?

  86. LosGatosCA:

    Who do I sleep with to get off this production?

  87. NBarnes:

    First Against The Wall When The Revolution Comes Artists

  88. Manju:

    A Spiked Head Joint.

  89. Thlayli:

    Blazers Wuz Robbed Productions

  90. Doug:

    This has been:

    An Excitable Boys Production;

    A Gambling in Havana Production;

    A Went Home With the Waitress Production;

    A Syrians are Mad at the Lebanese Production;

    A Diplomatic Immunity Production;

    A Lee Ho Fooks Production;

    A Howlin Round Your Kitchen Door Production;

    A Lon Cheney Walkin With the Queen Production;

    A Mr Bad Example Production;

    A Lookin for the Next Best Thing Production;

    A Help Out the Congolese Production;

    A Headless Thompson Gunner Production;

    A Play it All Night Long Production;

    A Poor, Poor, Pitiful Me Production;

    A Lay My Head on the Railroad Tracks Production;

    A Just Like Jesse James Production;

    An Accidentally Like a Martyr Production.

  91. Dr.KennethNoisewater:

    Hot Walrus Productions

  92. Dr.KennethNoisewater:

    I LOLed.

  93. SpaceSquid:

    Just go with “World’s Worst Online Deliberative Body”. No chance of listener disappointment with that name!

  94. Bijan Parsia:

    Hmm. Not enough internecine suggestion

    Greenwald is Wrong Productions
    Proudly Paul Incurious
    War On (Some Classes of Posts by Some Classes of People) Crooked Timber, unlimited
    Nader Hater Happenings

  95. Njorl:

    Are they gonna die soon?

  96. Kathleen:

    Brought to you by: “The Very Serious Village People” (over theme song “YMCA”).

  97. Uncle Kvetch:

    Manju, when you’re good, you’re good.

  98. Colin:

    A What the Hell Happened to Noon? Production.

  99. Jameson Quinn:

    You mean, “In The Navy”.

    Which brings up a story. I was eating my rice and beans in a hole-in-the-wall in Oxchuc, Chiapas. If Ayn Rand’s “takers” exist somewhere, it’s there: since the late 90s, over half the income for the average family is government programs, and diabetes is at alarming levels because this sudden income buys junk food, but at least they’re not Zapitistas goddamn it. There was the requisite tiny TV in the corner blaring annoying daytime talk shows. Slowly I realized that the teevee was singing to the tune of “In The Navy”, but the words were “Es Cuaresma” (“It’s Lent”). And the village-people-lookalikes singing, dressed up in pseudo navy garb, were apparently trying to sell me some kind of balogna product. Strangest commercial I ever saw.

  100. muddy:

    It could have been Hump Productions, except the cat is on meds now.

  101. gmack:

    Agreed. But there also needs to be some Kaus reference. Maybe, “A Blown Goat Production”?

  102. Mutant Poodle:

    Technically true, collectively nonsense productions.

  103. Juche Syrup Join:

    DrearyWords LGM
    United Aesthetics
    21st Century Fucks
    Steaming Pile Pictures
    Fugue Futures
    Wanking Tittles Films

  104. rea:

    What the Hell Happened to the Other 72 Comments Productions

  105. Bijan Parsia:

    WAK (War On Kaus) Productions.

    And was Kaus internecine in either sense?

  106. simple mind:

    Reel World Productions
    Lights, Booms and Mikes

  107. simple mind:

    High Noon Productions

  108. gmack:

    Well, I suppose you could make an argument on behalf of meaning 1. I recall the attacks as pretty brutal, though it’s a bit of a stretch to think of them as “deadly” or as a form of slaughter. There were certainly nothing as awful as calling for his head on a stick or something (on the other hand, if I recall correctly–Rob will have to verify–I believe Kaus may have actually responded to some of them at some point). I certainly don’t recall much internal debate about the Kaus ranting.

  109. Bijan Parsia:

    I thought the destruction had to be mutual for it to be internecine (that or the meaning I aimed for, i.e., within the same side; I don’t think Kaus is on our side and I think LGM crushed him :)).

  110. Pinko Punko:

    A Less Evil Production

    Productions of a Lesser Evil

    Lesser Evilism Productions

  111. Pinko Punko:


  112. tomk:

    Woo Be Gone Productions

  113. gmack:

    Personally, I think we also need to add at least one tribute to LGM’s first (iirc)–and to my mind still the best–troll, Niels Jackson. So how about: A Rights for Bald Eagles Production?

  114. Barry Friedman:

    Gobshire Productions

  115. Dennis Orphen:

    A “Jaundiced, I?” Production

  116. SEK:

    Yes, it should’ve, and now is.

  117. Bexley:

    A Lawyers Ghana and Money production

  118. SEK:

    Damn, that works both for Erik and myself. Wait a minute, I was spiking heads before Loomis, I just never published it! (I threatened to mount the basketballs flying onto my back on spikes as warnings to future trespassers was about it. I suppose I’m racist now, because I want to murder the NBA!)

  119. Erik Loomis:

    Tell me about it.

  120. Anna in PDX:

    I like this one!

  121. Dennis Orphen:

    I came to this blogs for the posts. I stayed for Manju’s comments.

  122. Hogan:

    For SEK:

    White Apartment Complex Productions

    Eaten by a Grue Productions

  123. Cody:

    Didn’t read all of them, but hope this one is in there:


    It’s a bit long, but making people read it just prolongs the pleasure.

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