"You just got killed by a Daewoo Lanos, motherf***a!"
Although I haven't yet seen The Foot Fist Way, it's been hard to ignore the splash Danny McBride has made in Hollywood. His deadpan redneck schtick (check out that mullet!) played well in Pineapple Express and Tropic Thunder, so maybe his new baseball series on HBO will be worth checking out. From the "Eastbound & Down" website:
Relief Pitcher Kenny Powers was poised to rule the Big Leagues, but two things got in the way: his fading fastball and his insufferable personality. After a spectacular career flame-out, Kenny came home to Shelby County, NC and picked up a job as a substitute gym teacher (mostly so his brother Dustin would stop threatening to kick him out). He's spent every moment since then cashing in the last of his dying fame while plotting his inevitable comeback... one beer at a time.
HBO brought us "The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "Big Love" and "Flight of the Conchords" (Hiphopopotamus!), so "Eastbound & Down" deserves a chance. (Will Ferrell is an Executive Producer, so we can expect a few guest spots from him too.) On the TiVo list it goes.