Archive for October, 2011

Watch “The (Mostly) White Album” from Top Story! Weekly Episode 124: “Another One Bites the Dust”

October 30, 2011

That video with Herman Cain singing a parody of John Lennon’s “Imagine” with the lyrics changed to be about pizza(!) got us thinking: how would parodies of Beatles songs by the other Republican candidates sound?

THE (MOSTLY) WHITE ALBUM by Michael Hughes, Matt Manser, Phillip Wilburn and Jacob Harper

Starring Amy Paffrath (Amy), Hartley Sawyer (Hartley), Gregg Lopez (Mitt Romeny), Phillip Wilburn (Rick Perry), Kipleigh Brown (Michele Bachmann), , Tommy Bechtold (Newt Gingrich), Colin Contreary (Rick Santorum) and Derek Reid (Herman Cain)

Directed by Kristina Adelmeyer


Watch “Gadhafi’s Last Crawl” from Top Story! Weekly Episode 124: “Another One Bites the Dust”

October 30, 2011

With last week’s events in Libya, it was time for one last visit with Gadhafi, Alan, Diego, Pop Secret, Lawry’s Seasoning Salt, and of course, Chuck Beanster!!

GADHAFI’S LAST CRAWL by Michael Hughes

Starring Phillip Wilburn (Muammar Gaddafi), Hartley Sawyer (Alan) and Tommy Bechtold (Diego)

Directed by Kristina Adelmeyer

Watch “Nothing to iSee Here” From Top Story! Weekly Episode 122: “Good-Night, Sweet Nerd”

October 14, 2011

Trying to figure out how to get comedy out of last week’s big story – the death of Steve Jobs – it dawned on me that the way to approach it would be to focus on what happened at Apple the day before: the underwhelming launch of the new iPhone 4S. The audience reaction isn’t huge in this video – it was the opening sketch, and I think they were warming up – but I think it’s a pretty solid effort. After all, references to hoverboards are always funny.

NOTHING TO iSEE HERE by Michael Hughes

Starring Christopher Biewer (Tim Cook), Brian Vestal (Phil Schiller), Phillip Wilburn (Reporter #1), John Abbott (Reporter #2) and Kipleigh Brown (Reporter #3)

Directed by Michael Hughes

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