Political and Entertainment Humor Peppered With A Garnish Of Logic

I read this vintage "found" (more like faux) ad for WD-40.

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For his disparaging comments against a president so nice we elected him twice, Bobby Jindal is my candidate for Douche Nugget of the Week
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A Rant by Robert Reich

Me doing a soliloquy from a rant Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 by Robert Reich about the current state of Congress.

"Congress passed a one-week extension of funding for the Department of Homeland Security just hours before the deadline on Friday night, but the right-wing Republicans in the House (some of whom were swept in after the 2014 midterms) are determined the next extension will include a ban on the President’s immigration enforcement priorities. And if Boehner doesn’t play along, they’re threatening to oust him as Speaker.

America has a long tradition of white mostly-southern radicals who’d stop at nothing to get their way – seceding from the Union in 1861, repudiating federal laws during Reconstruction, enacting Jim Crow laws, resisting desegregation orders in the 1950s, refusing to obey civil rights legislation in the 1960s. Fast forward to Newt Gingrich's takeover of the House in 1995, and the Gingrich-led government shutdown at the end of 1995. And then the 2011 showdown over raising the debt ceiling. On top of this, Republican-controlled states gerrymandered their districts and repressed the votes of minorities -- giving electoral advantage to the most radical right-wingers they could recruit. And now we're suffering the logical culmination of all this: the largest group of government-hating, racist, homophobic, misogynistic know-nothing, climate-change denying, evolution-denying, science-denying, anti-immigrant House Republicans in history, bent on taking America back to the 19th century."

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Me as Al Pacino poking fun at Rudy Giuliani for berating the president claiming Mr, Obama doesn't love America.

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Anthony Bourdain and special guest Morgan Freeman determine where farts originate just by sound.

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Billy Graham, perhaps drunk, is reading a synopsis of Stephen Hawking's famous book, The Grand Design.

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Due to technical difficulties, Brass Knuckle 11/16 show had to be recorded using another platform. The show will be back to it's old self and location next Sunday. Here's this week's show with most of the traditional format. Laurel, Kona and Sandra will be back next week.  In this episode, we have the presidential weekly address, GOP response, a discussion between Scott and I about what happened in the election, including assessment of voter suppression, the Dems running away from POTUS and its successes with the ACA, and lots of laughs.  Show is about 1:07.  Back to original format and location next week!

Visit http://www.blogtalkradio.com/shenderson19
for more episodes!  Follow us on @BKPRadio or Brass Knuckle Progressives Radio on facebook.

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Me doing an impression of Harold Finch, the leader of the Person Of Interest heroes in the CBS show of the same name.

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Me as Al Pacino, younger to older voice.

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I examine the difference between Jimmy Stewart's voice early in his career and later.

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Me as your mother-in-law with a little more testosterone. Ringtone.

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Me as your mother-in-law. Great for a ringtone.

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Ian McKellen for DEPENDS

Me as Ian McKellen tackles the DEPENDS for Men ad, in his inimitable style.

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John Boehner for DEPENDS

John Boehner, contemplating life after the speakership, decides to do an ad for DEPENDS for Men.  It's me of course, doing his voice on text read off a Depends ad on Amazon:


Maybe you took a hit during some pick-up football and experienced a little bladder leakage. Stay in the game with DEPEND Guards for Men, Maximum Absorbency. The cup-shaped incontinence pad fits into your own underwear to help protect against larger surges of wetness.

With a strong adhesive to lock into place, the Guards won’t bulge. They’re also designed with Comfort-Flex Leak Barriers for added protection when you need it most. DEPEND Guards for Men offer maximum absorbency, allowing you to feel confident and focus on life.  

HELL NO, YOU WON'T LEAK!

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Al Pacino tries to read an ad for DEPENDS for Men, but Matthew McConaughey keeps interrupting.  It's all me, of course, for your enjoyment.


Are You Incontinent?

A little bladder leaking isn't enough to keep you from an active lifestyle. Whether you are hitting 18 holes on the golfing green or dancing with your lady, you can stay confident with DEPEND Guards for Men. The Guards lock into your own underwear. Adhesive strips ensure stay-put comfort when active. While you’re out with the guys or on the dance floor, the DEPEND Guards for Men’s cup-like shape stays close to your body to avoid a bulge, helping you stay discreet.


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Me as my hero, Bernie Sanders, Independent Senator and one of the nicest senators who's ever served in both the Senate and in the House as an 8 term Congressman.  This is his bio, which I read as him:


Bernie Sanders was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006 after serving 16 years in the House of Representatives. He is the longest serving independent member of Congress in American history. Born in 1941 in Brooklyn, Bernie was the younger of two sons in a modest-income family. After graduation from the University of Chicago in 1964, he moved to Vermont. Early in his career, Sanders was director of the American People’s Historical Society. Elected Mayor of Burlington by 10 votes in 1981, he served four terms. Before his 1990 election as Vermont's at-large member in Congress, Sanders lectured at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and at Hamilton College in upstate New York. The Almanac of American Politics has called Sanders a "practical" and "successful legislator." He has focused on the shrinking middle class and widening income gap in America that is greater than at any time since the Great Depression. Other priorities include reversing global warming, universal health care, fair trade policies, supporting veterans and preserving family farms. He serves on five Senate committees: Budget; Veterans; Energy; Environment; and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. He chairs the Veterans' Affairs Committee. 
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Me as Morgan Freeman reading the opening narration for Stephen Spielberg's War Of The Worlds (2005)


[first lines]

Narrator: No one would have believed in the early years of the 21st century that our world was being watched by intelligences greater than our own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns, *they* observed and studied, the way a man with a microscope might scrutinize the creatures that swarm and multiply in a drop of water. With infinite complacency, men went to and fro about the globe, confident of our empire over this world. Yet across the gulf of space, intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic regarded our planet with envious eyes and slowly, and surely, drew their plans against us.

[last lines]

Narrator: From the moment the invaders arrived, breathed our air, ate and drank, they were doomed. They were undone, destroyed, after all of man's weapons and devices had failed, by the tiniest creatures that God in his wisdom put upon this earth. By the toll of a billion deaths, man had earned his immunity, his right to survive among this planet's infinite organisms. And that right is ours against all challenges. For neither do men live nor die in vain.

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It's pretty much a given that voice impressionists have to do this when emulating the venerable Morgan Freeman.

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I recently did a show with Scott Henderson's Brass Knuckle Progressives Radio back on Dec. 17 and apparently they are gluttons for punishment as I've been asked to appear weekly bringing my own brief but warped brand of humor.  Tune in by going to http://www.blogtalkradio.com/shenderson19 every Sunday 10 AM E.S.T. 

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"It's 11 O'Clock. Do you know where your children are?  They're on my lawn! Get 'em off!"


Me as legendary Irv Weinstein...who sounds a little like Perry Mason, no?
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