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  • - Okay, and our last announcement

  • before the writer's meeting,

  • we have a fire drill tomorrow.

  • - Yes.

  • - Which also means in in addition to the

  • air drill, water drill, and earth drill we've already done,

  • we'll have all the drills!

  • - [Bearded Man] Hey guys!

  • Knock knock knock.

  • Just wanted to stop by and say

  • we'd love to get some more political comedy

  • on this site - (group groans)

  • - Just...

  • - Oh come on!

  • - No!

  • - [Man] Why?! - Political comedy?

  • Are you kidding me?

  • - Who wants political comedy?

  • It's just a bunch of socialists

  • trying to shove their progressive agendas down our throats.

  • - We hate this agenda shoving shove.

  • - Leave our agendas unshoved!

  • - Yeah! - Unshoved!

  • - [Man With Glasses] I'll tell you

  • why their making us do more political comedy,

  • which we hate.

  • 'cause the Mid-Terms.

  • - What?

  • - Mid-Terms?

  • - Mid-Terms?

  • - [Man With Glasses] Yeah, the Mid-Term Elections

  • on Tuesday, November 6th.

  • - Tuesday, November 6th?

  • - Yes, they're having Mid-Term Elections

  • on the first Tuesday of November.

  • Tuesday, November 6th.

  • - When?

  • - Tuesday, November 6th.

  • - What's happening Tuesday, November 6th?

  • - The Mid-Term Elections where 36 of America's 50 Governors,

  • 87 of America's 99 state legislators,

  • 35 of America's 100 senators,

  • and all 435 of America's congress people up for election.

  • - Ugh, god! And we have to write comedy about that?

  • - Impossible - (man groans)

  • - Oh! What about this for a comedy pitch!

  • We set it up by talking about how boring politics are.

  • Right? (group agrees)

  • - But then, BOOM! We hit them with the punchline,

  • which is that due to Gerrymandering, voter suppression,

  • and the wide-spread purging of voter roles,

  • we are going to need an overwhelming voter turnout

  • just to have a chance to flip the house.

  • - And then someone gets hit in the nards!

  • (imitates spring reverberating)

  • (group cheering)

  • - Okay, so here's an idea:

  • What about something with graphics?

  • People love visual comedy these days.

  • It could be like the states where early voting

  • is allowed at your polling place.

  • - Or a graphic that tells you

  • how to look up your polling place.

  • - Or a graphic about states that let you vote by mail.

  • - Ugh!

  • - Or a graphic of all the places

  • that allow same day registration.

  • - Wait, what's registration?

  • - Oh, you have to register to vote.

  • - Register to vote?

  • - Register to vote?

  • - The Mid-Term Elections are on Tuesday, November 6th?

  • - I know we all hate political comedy

  • because it's shoving an agenda,

  • I think there could be something about

  • how some places you can register on the same day

  • and some places you have to register

  • two weeks in advance.

  • And some places you have to register

  • a whole month in advance.

  • And if you haven't registered,

  • and you're in one of those places,

  • you should probably get on it.

  • - But, wouldn't it be easier to just

  • register everybody to vote automatically?

  • - Yes.

  • That would be extremely easy.

  • - Ugh! It's useless!

  • Political comedy is just so dumb and terrible.

  • Just how it's stupid how people

  • are being purged from voter roles

  • at an alarming and historic rate.

  • Especially people of color!

  • I wish political comedy was easy, you know?

  • The way that it's easy to look up

  • and see online if you too have been purged

  • from a voter role.

  • - What if we put someone, like,

  • in a silly costume with crazy makeup

  • and we never call it out or address it.

  • Just goes unmentioned.

  • And instead, the sketch focuses on, you know,

  • really exciting candidates.

  • Like, Beto O'Rourke in Texas,

  • Stacy Abrams in Georgia,...

  • (horn honk)

  • My nards!

  • - Cool, guinea pigging off of that,

  • what if we do a sketch I remind people

  • that they are way more likely to vote

  • when they go with a buddy.

  • Like, 'cause they'll plan how and when they're gonna vote.

  • And that's good because most people work on Tuesdays,

  • so they need to pre-schedule that.

  • - Wait, elections aren't considered national holidays?

  • - They aren't?

  • - That's crazy!

  • - That's crazy! - That's crazy!

  • - That's crazy.

  • (thunder) - Political comedy!

  • - My nards

  • - So, what your saying is I should make a plan

  • to get to the polls on Election Day,

  • Tuesday, November 6th?

  • - Or make a plan for early voting or a mail in ballot.

  • - And, if you feel like doing more,

  • you can register two friends who you feel

  • might need help registering.

  • - [Man In Plaid] If you're a real superhero,

  • you can donate your time and your money

  • to a candidate you're really excited about,

  • or even drive people to a polling place

  • if their not able to make it.

  • Something like that, maybe?

  • - I think something might be wrong with Brennan's nards.

  • - Please...somebody...

  • Tell everyone they have to go vote on November 6th.

  • - Hi! It's Brennan from College Humor.

  • All the links we mentioned in the video

  • are available in the description down here.

  • If you wanna make sure you're registered to vote,

  • go check 'em out.

- Okay, and our last announcement

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Ugh, Political Comedy is the Worst

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    Samuel posted on 2018/10/22
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