When comedians get in on the action onscreen

Here’s a trend I’ve noticed this summer in online comedy videos: Comedians inserting themselves into TV and movies. It’s retro and new, all in one. Take the sketch group Summer of Tears, for instance, who imagine how characters really might react if one of their fellow high-school students was a werewolf, from the Michael J. Fox film, Teen Wolf. It’s NSFW:

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Joe Mande and Noah Garfinkel, meanwhile, have been making the rounds on TV talk shows. From Charlie Rose, to The McLaughlin Group. They were on The View last week. What’s that? You don’t remember seeing them? You must have missed this, then:

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Sean L. McCarthy

Editor and publisher since 2007, when he was named New York's Funniest Reporter. Former newspaper reporter at the New York Daily News, Boston Herald and smaller dailies and community papers across America. Loves comedy so much he founded this site.

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