Archive for the ‘Comedy’ Category

Banal => Brilliant

May 11, 2008

Garfield Minus Garfield. “Friends, meet Jon Arbuckle. Let’s laugh and learn with him on a journey deep into the tortured mind of an isolated young everyman as he fights a losing battle against loneliness in a quiet American suburb.”

I came across it through Language Log, and have to disagree with some of the comments there—I think it’s better leaving out both the thought balloons and the the cat. Everyone talks to their cats. Um, don’t they?

Superbad

March 30, 2008

Just saw Superbad, the dirtiest, filthiest, vilest, foulest, most profane movie I’ve seen in a while. Loved it! Seth Rogen is like a god to me.

Speaking of whom, if you liked Superbad and Rogen’s other raunchfests you might like this, also featuring super-hot and very funny Elizabeth Banks (apparently soon to be going all sexy librarian as Laura Bush(!)). NSFW! Oh, so very NSFW…

Best Hillary Impersonation Ever

February 28, 2008

I am generally predisposed in favor of anything done by attractive blondes, but even accounting for that I think Rosemary Watson‘s Hillary Clinton is outstanding. Alas, it may be less relevant soon. I doubt she does such a good Obama…