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Top 5 Steve Buscemi Cameos That Made the Movie

1. Desperado – “His Face? No, His Eyes”

While others may credit Salma Hayek’s breasts or Antonio Banderes’ locks, Steve Buscemi is a highlight of Desperado, kicking off the flick with a wild, action infused tale of death and destruction. All with a smile on his face, and his trademark Marty Feldman-eyes. He also has a pretty good death scene. Knife in the chest!

2. The Wedding Singer – “Best man, Better man!”

No truer words were ever spoken. Buscemi, indeed, is the better man in this awkwardtastic scene with Adam Sandler. The sibling angst, the drunken drawl, the references to prostitution… makes me homesick.

3. The Big Lebowski – “Donny, You are Out of Your Element!”

Buscemi is in a lot of Coen Bros. movies (Barton Fink is on our Honorable Mentions list, and Fargo, in which he gets shot in the fucking face!). He is always superb, but in Lebowski he manages to stand out with very little screen time, and few lines. His seemingly zen ignorance, clashing with the superb force that is John Goodman’s Walter is delightful.

4. The Messenger – Buscemi Gets Serious

Two words: Buscemi spit. Oh, Goddamn.

5. Billy Madison – All Apologies

This is another Adam Sandler team-up, but beyond being one of the funnier parts of the movie, it’s the most memorable. One of the first instances where he exploited his creepiness for comedic gold. He’s in the movie for 30 seconds, but he delighted 13-year old me more than anything else on the movie.

Honorable Mentions:

Barton Fink – Chet

Things to do in Denver when You’re Dead – Mr. Shhhh

Pulp Fiction– Buddy Holly (the waiter, not the real Buddy Holly)

And of Course:

Con Air – Garland Greene

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Episode 55- Con Air

Put the bunny back in the box, throw on some Trisha Yearwood, and let your greasy, mullety hair down for Con Air, the 1997 action flick starring Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich, John Cusack, Dave Chappelle, Rachel Ticotin, Steve Buscemi, Ving Rhames, and even more people than that somehow. Is it a classic adventure story, or a disposable relic of the ’90s? To hear our thoughts on Con Air, simply download the link below, or better yet, subscribe on iTunes! And be sure to follow us on Twitter!

Episode 55- Con Air

WARNING: the podcast contains strong language and immature subject matter, please be advised.

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