Schwarzenegger video of the week

From 2000, a brief appearance by our governor in the video for a Bon Jovi song of which I’ve never heard, a strange homage to the backlot brawl of “Blazing Saddles“…

He sits on the motorcycle. He takes his glasses off. He puts his glasses back on. Ladies and gentlemen, that’s ACTING.

If nothing else, this will help the next time you’re playing “The Six Degrees of Arnold:” you can now add Claudia Schiffer, Matt LeBlanc, Emilio Estevez and Jon Bon Jovi to the “first degree” list. No, don’t thank me — it’s what I do.

Previous SVOTWs: November 20, November 13, November 6, October 30, October 23, October 16, October 9, October 2, September 25, September 18, September 11, September 4, August 28, August 21, August 7, July 31, July 24, July 17, July 10, July 3, June 26, June 19, June 12, June 5, May 29, May 22, May 15, May 8, May 1, April 24, April 17, April 10, April 3, March 27, March 20, March 13, March 6, February 27, February 20, February 13, February 6, January 30.

Josh Richman

Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.