In this week’s That Thing You Missed comedian Will Ferrell explains how he’d update The Masters, a college coach reveals interesting new uni’s, a Braves’ opening day fail and watch a what happens when a wannabe mascot loses his cool.
Chris discusses New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s problems with Hurricane Sandy relief, a bill in Arizona opposed by gay groups and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius backtracking on their enrollment goals for healthcare.gov. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
Make no mistake about it: this is a hundred-minute toy commercial.
Is it funny? The answer is a resounding yes.
What are the new attractions moviegoers will be choosing among at multiplexes on this year’s final week and immediately beyond? Bill Wine has this survey…
Chris discusses the possibility the White House will push back the deadline to enroll in a healthcare exchange and television shows agreeing to promote the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. He talks to Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe and Alex Borstein from The Family Guy.
Despite being an unabashed two-hour product-placement commercial for Google, “The Internship” is enjoyably entertaining in spite of itself.
“These are the ten hours of my life I most vociferously want back!” — Bill Wine.
It’s satire disguised as the movie equivalent of a whoopee cushion.
Chris says goodbye to Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino and discusses the Phillies trade deadline moves with radio Play-by-Play Announcer Scott Franzke. He discusses Mitt Romney’s trip to Israel and the consternation among the press and also chats with Tom McGrath from the Philly Post.
Chris talks to Congressman Mike Kelly about a speech he made on government bureaucracy and to Jennifer Stefano from Americans for Prosperity. He also discusses former Vice-President Dick Cheney’s opinions of Sarah Palin and former Saturday Night Live Comedians views on making fun of the President.
So what do June, July, and August have in store for us as mainstream attractions compete for box office dollars? Plenty!
Will Ferrell gets additional points here for risk taking, but not enthusiastic applause.
There isn’t a laugh or a smile to be found, just a mercifully brief hour and a half of excruciating awfulness.
Our video list for this week is a mix of new arrivals and reworked standards.