Let's get the bias declaration out of the way. I like Obama, I dislike Jay Leno. There, it's out there, now let's move on.
Last night, at the 2010 White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, D.C., President Obama was very funny. He's been very funny before. In this clip, you can watch Obama's routine followed by Jay Leno's routine at the 17-minute mark.
There's no comparison. Obama killed, Leno wilted.
I haven't seen something this good in a while. It's a trailer for the upcoming Weird Al Yankovic biopic.
Five years ago this month, I wrote about Doctor Demento.
I record SNL because I'm too old to watch it live. On Saturday, I caught up on the Zach Galifianakis show (he's a funny mofo) and last night I got to see one of my favourite bands of all-time (Pearl Jam!).
SNL is pretty hit and miss these days, but the Digital Shorts from The Lonely Island are consistently good. The Pearl Jam ep featured a Lonely Island tune called "Boombox" featuring the vocal styling of The Strokes' Julian Casablancas, and well... I really liked it.
Here it is until NBC pulls it.
I enjoyed this. It's a brief history of pretty much everything.
If you liked the literal version of A-Ha's "Take On Me", the literal version of "Head Over Heels" by Tears For Fears and the literal version of Bonnie Tyler's "Total Eclipse of the Heart", you'll love this.
It's the literal version of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean".
I've been offline all day and out of the loop. As I catch up on what I've missed, I see Jimmy Kimmel appeared on Jay Leno's show and totally bitch slapped him.
Leno doesn't seem to realize he's being publicly pounded on his own show. What happened to NIMBYism?
Very well played, Mr. Kimmel...
If you like funny, you like Louis CK. I'm not sure there's a funnier guy out there right now.
I've been a big fan of his for a while. Heck, I even enjoyed his very short lived HBO sitcom Lucky Louie. From the "better late than never" pile, I finally saw his 2007 HBO comedy special "Louis C.K.: Shameless". And yes, it was funny, but you already know that.
He opened with a little bit "Tell Your Girlfriend I Said Thanks". NSFW!
More Louis CK hilarity:
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