New Heroes of Comedy No. 2

We’ve eulogized Armando Iannucci before, but here is his new project. Made for the Observer newspaper, Iannucci has gathered a gaggle of young British comedians together for a series of parody video’s. He’s targeting the same crowd Morris aimed at with Nathan Barley, with the same results- momentary humour, overpowered by how alienating and odious the characters are. It is quite reminiscent of Morris’s interview with Jas Mann, as well. Still there’s a whole new generation of comics here, so keep an eye…

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