Tuesday, October 28, 2014

CDs and DVDs for sale! Just .0003% of your yearly income!

Hey fans,
CD's and DVD's best of all INSTANT DOWNLOADS of my shows are now available!  www.winlar.bandcamp.com

The price? A mere .0003% of your yearly income! That's three ten-thousandths of a percent, of your gross yearly income!
Yes, I'm pricing them fairly on a sliding scale. If you make the median U.S. income (around $50,000) then your price is a mere $15. Make less? Pay less! Make more? Pay more! (If Bill Gates buys just one, I'm set for the year!)
This way I can provide access to my comedy to all at a mathematically fair price.  The teacher, the custodian, the fast food chef, and the hedge fund manager. Everyone gets a fair chance to laugh at my egalitarian humor.

Not going to check your IRS records, so we're on the honor system here, but just determine the price by multiplying your yearly salary by .0003 (I know, I studied math in America too. It's hard. But you can do this! Just use a calculator) And that's the amount you should send. Or just pay what you think fair. Nobody's judging. Except me. And I'll judge. Boy, will I judge...

It's also optional to you whether you want me to write the price you paid on the item itself.  Use it as a status symbol, or keep your financial situation a secret. Up to you. I'm totally cool with it.

To order instant downloads just click here: 
www.winlar.bandcamp.com
Sample and download to your heart's content. So easy! (You can even send one as a gift to someone else, all at the click of a mouse!)

To order CD's or DVD's send an email to winlar@gmail.com with the title(s) you want, CD or DVD, (or both) and how much you're saying .0003% of your yearly income is! (Total trust exercise. Don't let me down humanity!)
Include your address and I'll ship them out for free, and you can mail me a check (remember checks?) for payment. Easy as 1,2, 3 multiplied by .0003.

Shows available for purchase:
Winlar! Father of the Year
Winlar! Sayin' Stuff
Winlar! Dirty Songs for Drunk People!
Winlar! Whatever I feel like talking about!
Winlar! Live!
Winlar! Nothing Controversial, Just Sex, Politics and how to raise your children

And more!

Great Christmas items! (Bet nobody else gets your friend a Winlar CD!) Autographs available on request. (Not from me, but I'm sure I can get somebody to autograph it. My friend Gordie maybe?)

Here's some sample video from Winlar! Father of the Year!:
Plus, there's more on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYyfnkD9120

Thanks for your order!
(This is how I'm trying to feed my family now, so it's much, much appreciated)

-Winlar

Monday, September 15, 2014

Winlar! Father of the Year!

Hey fans! New Winlar show! Friday Sept 19th!
Jewel Box Theater at the Rendezvous Bar and Grill in Belltown.
8pm!

Here's the quick skinny:

Comedian, husband and father Winlar will be regaling the audience with tales and songs about husbandry and fatherdry all night long. Edgy and creative, the show pokes fun at the realities of marriage and parenthood.

Written and performed by Brian "Winlar" Wennerlind, former writer for NPR's Rewind with Bill Radke.

Also performing at the Jewel Box that night, comedian Brian Babylon of NPR's Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! So lots of comedy to go around! (If you have a ticket for his show, I'll let you into mine for free. 2 for 1 comedy! Can't beat that!)

Tix to Winlar are just 10 bucks at the door. Club is 21 and over.
RSVP at the link below, and we'll hold you a seat!


https://www.facebook.com/events/674857619270931/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Spread the word! Come one come all!


Here's a sneak peek!

Thursday, January 09, 2014

Text You a Picture

Lots of requests to put this one online.  NVSFW, but loads of fun and quite topical!
Enjoy!



Baby I know it’s important to you 
In this cybernetic new age 
You need a man who is tech literate
And can find his way ‘round a web page 

Ipads and Ipods, webcams and cell phones 
I’m well equipped there as such 
But I’ve got another, more old-fashioned gadget 
That you care about just as much 

You can’t decide yet if I am your dream man, 
Well I’ll get you out of that funk 
You’re gonna fall in love with me baby
When I
Text you pictures of my junk

I need a way to prove I’m your man 
And I know a way just sublime 
To show you I have both packages you’re searchin’ for 
And I’ll show you both at one time 

Your eyes are asking two questions of me
And my answers to both, they will free you 
Why, yes that is a smart phone in my pocket 
But I’m also quite happy to see you 

Some say we’re not right together, 
But we both know that’s all bunk 
You’re gonna fall in love with me baby
When I
Text you pictures of my junk

Bridge: 
If we lived in ancient times 
Prehistory or I dunno know what 
I’d paint you cave drawings, or send naughty faxes 
Or photocopy my butt 
But we live in a brand new day
Where I can connect with you dearie
So what do you say
We have a four-way?
You, me, Carlos Danger and Siri!

So now we know each other's megabits better
I think it’s time that we dated 
Don’t you want to see a little more me 
More live, and less pixilated? 
 
So confident that my exhibition  
Will prove to you I’m worth your whi-le 
C’mon baby let me into your inbox
And please god, do not hit “reply all” 
 
Today’s modern marvels showcase my marbles
Ten years ago who woulda thunk?
You’re gonna fall in love with me baby
When I
Text you pictures of my junk

Monday, January 06, 2014

The War on Drugs

Hearing some of the absolute right-wing garbage about how the new marajuana laws in Washington and Colorado are going to be the ruin of western society, I felt it necessary to post this quite poorly performed song from a show or two ago, in order to remind everyone what a glorious and spectacular failure the war on drugs has been so far.  Funny how some government failures are swept under the rug and others the pundits won't stop yammering about.  Anyway, enjoy:

What if I’d  told you I’d had a fix for poverty?
What if I’d said that we could end it permanently?
So we spent a lot of money, and for forty years we strived
To eradicate the problem,  ruining countless lives
Then after 40 years you asked me to report
Is poverty gone? Did we make progress? What sort?
What if I said, “It’s all about the same” and shrugged
Ladies and gentlemen, the war on drugs

2.
What if I’d told you that I could feed the world?
And you gave me the go ahead and I’d given it a whirl
And since 1970 I’d spent 1.5 trillion dollars
But fed no more people Would that raise a hoot and holler?
Or would you laugh and find it grievously funny
When with a straight face I hit you up for some more money
You’d ask me what kind of cough medicine I’d chugged
Ladies and gentlemen the war on drugs

Bridge
If this were some more progressive enterprise
Would anybody really be all that surprised,
If we had called it quits a long time ago?
If we had had the common sense to "just say no."
We quit all kinds of stuff, leave lots of things unsolved
Why is this diff’rent?  Is it cause guns are involved?
Cops, criminals and congressmen acting like thugs
Ladies and Gentlemen, the war on drugs

3.
What if I told you we could close so many prisons
Fund education better, lessen race divisions
Decrease urban blight and the causes underneath
Put cops back on the streets who aren't armed to the teeth
Stop providing price supports for drug-dealer's greed
And give suffering people the medical attention that they need
We could do all those things if we just pulled the plug, on…

Ladies and Gentlemen...

 

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Atheist at Christmas


One of my New Year's resolutions is to finally "come out" as an Atheist.  Couldn't think of any better way to do it, but with this song.  Lyrics below.  Enjoy!

There’s been some talk about a War on Christmas
Implying there’s no way to celebrate
The happy holiday without at a’blurrin’
The line betwixt religion and the state

They say the season is meant for “Believing”
But I believe that’s just a load o’ guff
All you need to believe in at Christmas
Is eating and drinking and giving and getting stuff!

(Chorus)
It’s fun to be an Atheist at Christmas
Trust me, I’ve done lots of research
Great to be an Atheist at Christmas
All of the presents none of the goin’ to church!

At my house there’s a moment every Christmas
We think ‘bout getting on our knees to pray
But then we realize that we don’t have to
And we just go open presents anyway

No deity brings us the Christmas spirit
It comes along ‘cuz simply ‘tis the Season
For us to be nice and to give to others
There needn’t be some supernat’ral reason

It’s fun to be an Atheist at Christmas
In no way does that make the season flawed
Great to be an Atheist at Christmas
All of the presents none of the blood-debt owed to some sky-god
 
(Bridge)
We skip the mass.  We skip the prayer
We skip the rosaries
We skip those comic’ly embarrassing live nativity scenes
We just blow off the churching
We hold days off too dear
Which makes us just like everyone else
Except for twice a year

Fun to be an Atheist at Christmas
Ye are free to do just what thou wilt
Great to be an atheist at Christmas
All of the presents, none of the Catholic guilt

I know, I know, the “True meaning of Christmas!”
The Virgin Birth, the manger, all those trappin’s
But in our house it’s all about elves and reindeer
Which seem to me more likely to have happened!

Sure the tale of Jesus’ birth is nifty
A magic guy with 12 most helpful friends
But Santa’s got 9 flying reindeer
And his story doesn’t have the violent end…

Fun to be an Atheist at Christmas
The joy simply cannot be denied
Great to be an Atheist at Christmas
All of the presents none of the baby who’s gonna get crucified!

So don’t tell me that there's a“War on Christmas”
Just 'cause some folks wish Happy Holidays
If being kind and thoughtful attacks Christmas
You’ve lost that war already anyway

And If you’ll pardon this strange contradiction
For an Atheist this time is heaven sent
The best gift of all’s telling Bill O’reilly
And Sarah Palin they can just get bent!

It’s fun to be an Atheist at Christmas
That’s not even open for debate
Great to be an Atheist at Christmas
All the presents none of the Santa, oh wait we get all the Santa too!  (Even Naughty Santa!)
All of the presents, none of the carolling… No wait, this is a carol, we get plenty of carols..…
All of the presents none of the drinking…
Wait, we get TONS of drinking… guilt-free drinking…
Oh yeah, that's it...
All of the presents, none of the pious Fox news commentators!
 
Happy Holidays everybody!

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Winlar! Dirty Songs for Drunk People Holiday Spectacular!


WINLAR!

LIVE!

Dirty Songs for Drunk People!

Holiday Spectacular!

 

ONE NIGHT ONLY!

 

DECEMBER 28TH, 7:30 PM

 

JEWEL BOX THEATER

(INSIDE THE RENDEZVOUS TAVERN IN BELLTOWN))

 
Local comedian Brian “Winlar” Wennerlind gets very NSFW with funny songs, fun diatribes and other odd behavior.  The former writer for Almost Live and NPR’s Rewind w/ Bill Radke delivers jokes on drinking, being on the naughty list, and drinking.



Come see this stand-up comedy with songs and ukulele!

Tickets available at door, first come first served.

$10


Check out some sample work at  www.winlar.blogspot.com or www.youtube.com/kazootv

 

Monday, November 04, 2013

Froggie Went a' Courtin' Updated

Here's maybe the last snippet of my last show I'll be uploading.  (I was not in very good voice that night.  It's embarrassing.)  Need to perform that show again.  Anybody have a venue I could use?  Contact me!

Anyway, here's my version of the classic folk tune.  Enjoy.
NSFW
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