Welcome to the first edition of Weaponized Humour Revue, my look back at the legacy, timeline, and progression of Comedy Bang! Bang!
Let’s commence with the very, very first episode, simply titled on Earwolf as "Welcome to Comedy Bang Bang", featuring Rob Huebel, Tom Lennon, and Doug Benson! Hosted by Scott Aukerman.
Marjorie’s Lil Faerie Bebe
—highlighters and ball point pen
My Dearest Spike,
You are 2 years old now! Remember when you were just a tiny little worm and you hid all my shoes under the dresser? You are crazy, but you are also sweet and adorable, and I love when you lick inside my nose like a gross little wiener-dog.
Yo Mama, Peanut.
Spike is my baby ferret and I love her. And her full name is Spichael Anne Ramirez-Engber.
So apparently, this is a thing: Greenscreen-clad workers who secretly flip models’ hair during shampoo commercials. (via @makingofs on twitter)
if they would leave the mummy in the commercial I would be 200% more likely to purchase the product
From Worcester Magazine, October 1981.
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“Enter Seth Rogen in Neighbors, which is poised not just as a battle between a family and a fraternity, but between a physical specimen and a schlub. Efron and his frat move next door to Rogen and his wife and daughter, who quickly grow weary of the noisy new kids down the street. That leads to confrontation between the two houses, and a scenario that is increasingly rare: The guy with the best physique isn’t the hero of the movie, and the narrative he’s in isn’t one about an average guy who triumphs only after transforming himself from a wuss to a warrior. Although Rogen admires Efron’s impossibly pronounced musculature (“He looks like something a gay guy created in a lab,” he quips at their first meeting), he never attempts to compete with him on a physical level. He’s content with his body as it is, warts (and back hair) and all. In a world where multiplexes are perpetually clogged with swimsuit models and Spartans and superheroes, that fact alone almost makesNeighbors work as counter-programming.”
In a summer surrounded by impossible examples of male and female beauty, Seth Rogen’s physique is like a breath of fresh yet slightly overweight air. [Read more…]