Watch Jimmy Fallon’s Sequel to the Classic “Who’s on First?” Comedy Routine [Video]Though it wasn't the first to play with words, the "Who's on First?" routine by Abbott and Costello is perhaps the most famous of its kind. Started in the early 20th century, the sketch has been a hit ever since. Most folks have at least heard of it, if not heard the actual thing. It's something of a landmark, and budding comedians everywhere tend to give it a go. Jimmy Fallon, with the help of Billy Crystal and Jerry Seinfeld, has produced a sequel to the routine on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, and let's just say we were pleasantly surprised.Read on...
Seinfeld Re-Cut Makes Jerry Look Like a Supervillain
YouTube user TRMUS1C makes these fun videos of Seinfeld where bits of the show (mostly) taken out of context are cut together, some dramatic music is added, and a new story is hatched without having many ties to the actual episodes that contain the scenes. Above is a cut wherein Jerry the Great attempts to take over the world with his evil cohort George, until Jerry sells his partner out, which is something that would totally happen to George.
Other Seinfeld cuts can be seen on TRMUS1C's YouTube channel, which include an inspirational take on George's life, something which the character probably could've used.
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The Cast of Seinfeld as DC Superheroes
Inspired casting by Dave Wachter. I do love the fact that George/Batman is holding a golf ball. See also: Julie Bell's Seinfeld/Star Wars mashup. (Dave Wachter via Super Punch)Read on...
Microsoft’s Jerry Seinfeld/Bill Gates Ads Explained: They Were Trying to Be Like LOST
In 2008, Microsoft subjected itself to a good dose of online and IRL heckling with its puzzling commercials featuring Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates, for which Seinfeld was reportedly paid $10 million. After three commercials, which were negatively (if unfairly) received, Microsoft promptly shelved the series, claiming that they were shifting to "the second phase of [their] advertising campaign ... as planned from the start." That next phase turned out to be the "I'm a PC" ads.
In an interview with a top Microsoft marketing strategist, TechFlash discovered that the confused reactions (though not their negativity) may have all been part of the plan: the aim of the commercials was to hook people in with their very obscurity, LOST-style.Read on...