Daily Archives: February 21, 2018

Dana Carvey Makes a Small Impression These Days

Today is a perfect day to laugh.

Dana Carvey, an SNL and impressions icon, performs new comedy in an old way. What do I mean? Some of the best SNL sketches are when well-known figures are made fun of with great insight and precision. But there’s a catch:

The jokes are not activist-driven.

The video above showcases an increasingly rare comedic gift. We have to be able to joke around with and about each other without getting heated about every single little detail. Sometimes we just need to laugh. Mr. Carvey’s sense of humor is laser-focused on the punchline instead of the punch. Jerry Seinfeld is the same way. And Mr. Seinfeld has said that he will care about you if you’re funny. Otherwise, he’s not interested.

A sage perspective, actually.

So, this is Nicolas Cage trying to order a medium Tall at Starbucks…

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