Remixing Obama

Turn about’s fairplay. Hugh Atkin, who made the fantastic “Will The Real Mitt Romney Please Stand Up” video which I highlighted in the spring, has a terrific new parody of the infamous Obama line “You didn’t build that” which the GOP has quote mined into a rallying point. Both this video and the Romney one [Read More...]

Steve Martin Reenacts The Death of Socrates

Steve Martin, a former philosophy major, has a great bit on how the death of Socrates really went down. It’s a bit different from Plato’s take in the Phaedo in which Socrates is quite okay with dying. But there are one or two jokes that get Socrates’s philosophy (or at least Plato’s) correct in a [Read More...]

Tips For Haters

Cristina Rad is great as usual. Her acting in the black and white segments in the last minute and a half really clinched the video’s greatness for me. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

The Key of Awesome’s Dark Knight Parody

In just over 12 hours, The Dark Knight Rises! I’ll be seeing the whole trilogy in the theater tonight and reporting back! Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Happy Fourth of July! With Muppets.

Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Muppet Bohemian Rhapsody

I saw this a couple years ago when it came out. But having spent a lot of time refamiliarizing myself with the muppets of late, I appreciate the brilliant choices made throughout the video so much. It is really five of the best minutes in muppet history, one that draws on that whole history perfectly. [Read More...]

A Comic Commencement Speech (And Some Observations About The Daily Show and The Colbert Report)

In video below, comedian David Feldman gives the 2009 commencement speech at Pitzer College. Pitzer is one of America’s most politically liberal colleges. For some reason the video’s picture is jerky on my computer. If it is for you as well, I recommend listening anyway and just minimizing the screen because the speech really is [Read More...]

A Mirror Prank

Amusing: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Noël Wells's Impressions of Women Celebrities

Last week I discovered and shared with you Noël Wells’s hilarious series of videos parodying Zooey Deschanel. Here is a reel in which she does Kristen Stewart, Mary-Kate Olsen, Kathy Griffin, Sarah Silverman, Drew Barrymore, Britney Spears, Mila Kunis, and Victoria Jackson. She does some of these and some others in her earlier SNL audition [Read More...]


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