One after the other, Martin Sargent's shows-on television, on cell phones, and online-have been brutally cancelled. When his most recent effort, Infected by Martin Sargent, was axed by Revision3 CEO Jim Louderback, Martin finally cracked. At the show's final taping, Martin doused himself in... Read More
The least funny show, even Internet Superstar, can be made hilarious with the addition of a laugh track.
An article http://www.urlesque.com/2008/06/25/fun-with-laugh-tracks-make-me-laugh-or-at-least-tell-me-whe/ recently published on the great site www.urlesque.com proves that any show, no matter how unfunny, can be made hilarious with the addition of a laugh track.
For example, the extremely gritty, critically praised HBO series The Wire http://www.hbo.com/thewire/, about the dramatic, life or death dance between drug dealers and cops in Baltimore, is not generally regarded as a very funny program. But add a laugh track, and that all changes:
Another topic that wouldn't tickle too many people's funny bone is statutory rape, like the sort an endless parade of guys attempt to commit in the hit NBC show, To Catch a Predator http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/10912603/. But add a laugh track and some comic sound effect, and attempting to take advantage of an underage girl you met online is rendered hilarious! Watch:
To Catch a Predator http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGNzDfelpR0
Finally, is there anything so unfunny as Fox News' www.foxnews.com Bill O'Reilly http://www.foxnews.com/oreilly/, I don't know what it is! But put him with his Fox colleague Neil Cavuto http://www.foxnews.com/yourworld/ and have O'Reilly go off on what he calls the "secular progressives," and comedy ensues. Let's take a look:
Bill O'Reilly http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doD3a5UnCC4