The Late Movies: Everyone's a Critic

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Everyone's been around that one annoying guy spoiling your favorite movie by mouthing backhanded digs to his date in the vain hope of impressing her in a dark theater. And if you've ever been to a comedy club, you can usually find a slightly intoxicated patron availing himself of that magical two drink minimum seeking to prove that they should be the one cracking the jokes by heckling the talent. Everybody, it seems, is a critic.

Today for the Late Movies, here are few clips of some very famous (and infamous!) hecklers.

We'll start with two of the greatest hecklers in the history of the world...

I'm not gonna lie...half the reason I chose this series of videos was to show the now famous (and infamous!) "Don't Tase Me Bro" clip. For the uninitiated, a student at the University of Florida was arrested and Tasered at a John Kerry rally after a brief rant.

George Bush quickly ducks a shoe-tossing heckler. Say what you want, but it takes some serious guts to chuck a fashion accessory at a major world leader. Except for Napoleon...he was into that kind of thing.

For all you in the thralls of Stanley Cup fever, here is a clip of a fan jumping into the penalty box to take on Maple Leaf Tie Domi, a professional hockey player dressed in full pads.

And who could forget the brawl at the palace of Auburn Hills where Ron Artest ran into the stands to confront a beer-hurling heckler?

Finally, I leave you with Ham Porter, the Great Hambino, talking smack on the baseball diamond from The Sandlot.

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June 11, 2009 - 6:00pm
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