Laugh it Up
Because today is election day and we may not be laughing much longer
I not so long ago had the opportunity to speak with Eric Idle of Monty Python fame for an upcoming issue of the Alibi in anticipation of he and John Cleese's visit to the Kiva Auditorium. Despite hailing from Great Britain, Idle is now firmly planted in Los Angeles and has a lot to say about American politics. Being in almost total agreement with one another's politics, it was a pleasant conversation, and what we most agreed on was that the best thing to come out of this painful year of politics was the jokes. YES. So many great memes were born this election cycle. So many great episodes of Samantha Bee and John Oliver.
So, look on the bright side, Kate McKinnon did a pretty great Hillary Clinton and I watched SNL for the first time since I was in middle school. Check out these laughable SNL examples.
Also, Samantha Bee had some epic burns. My favorite from this whole compendium of Trump insults include "erratic rage quasar" and "sociopathic 70-year-old toddler."
This is an actual list of memes made by someone else, that strongly reflects some solid lols I had this time around. I mean, come on, Two Pack and Bigly Smalls made me actually, literally laugh out loud.
And if you can get past the insertion of "expletive" instead of the dreaded F-word, this list of John Oliver's portends of doom is also great.
Good luck out there, America. Thanks for the laughs.