09.24.08

Celebrity Blogger Update – Yet Another Wrong Turn In Jay Mohr’s Career Trajectory

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“Gary Unmarried” is a throwback to a time when laugh tracks were provided by evidently demented studio audiences; when one-liners were stoked with double entendres about sexual functions; when sitcoms had a beat, pace and predictability so primitive that they engaged only the reptilian part of our brains. To some viewers, this may be comfort food. To others: Hell. I suspect the latter will outnumber the former. What’s wrong here? What isn’t? Says Tom to Dad, “I can’t invite a girl over here [because] what if she expects me, to – you know – tap it?” Roar from studio audience. Mock horror from Dad. The reptile in our brain sniggers.Verne Gay, Newsday, 9/24/08

4 Responses to “Celebrity Blogger Update – Yet Another Wrong Turn In Jay Mohr’s Career Trajectory”

  1. kt says:

    i don’t get it. was it a maple syrup joke?

  2. Rog says:

    It’s a tap-dancing joke.

  3. kt says:

    no, i’m thinking it has something to do with morse code.

  4. WeWanttheFunk says:

    There are faucets of this that you guys are missing entirely.

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