2008 Bloopers

Monday, December 29, 2008

With the presidential elections, the economic meltdown, and much more - 2008 has been quite a year! Comedian Lizz Winstead, co-founder of the “Daily Show” and producer and star of "Wake Up World," takes on the highs and lows of the past year.

What do you think were the funniest moments of 2008?

Lizz is producing and starring in special inauguration themed shows of "Wake Up World"
in Washington DC
at the Arlington Cinema n' Drafthouse
January 16 & 17


Lizz Winstead

Comments [5]

Michael M Thomas from Brooklyn

regarding pundits, which I suppose I used to be, I have long advocated, orally and in print, a licensing system similar to driving permits: a point system in which fatuity would cost 1 point (equivalent to an expired inspection sticker), egregious spouting of conventional wisdom 3 points (stop sign), hideously wrong prediction 5 points (75mph in 55 mph zone). 10 points would result in suspension for 18 months of pundit privileges - no talk show or Op-ed appearances - with a 1-year probationary period (point values doubled) thereafter. Loss of privileges for a third time would result in permanent expulsion/excommunication from chatterati and need to get a real job.

Dec. 29 2008 01:13 PM
Maija Makinen

Regarding Leonard Lopate's interview with Lizz Winstead - you commented "She's a hooker" to the idea of Ashley Dupre publishing a book. Why would a prostitute NOT write a book? Just curious about your expression of shock.

Dec. 29 2008 12:44 PM
hjs from 11211

30 rock was always a very funny show

Dec. 29 2008 12:40 PM
Andrew Rubinstein from Harrington Park, New Jersey

Recently Charlie Gibson did an exit interview with George Bush...each question was answered with some of the mist humerus statements every made by Mr. Bush. The Daily Show did a great job pulling it apart, but it really didn't need any extra help in making it more funny. The best question / answer was regarding what he plans to do in retirement. Check it out on YouTube!

Dec. 29 2008 12:31 PM
Gerald Fnord from New York, NY

The funniest moment? When an elderly, ill, viable, presidential candidate named as his vice-presidential candidate a self-righteous theocrat who exemplifies the "ignorant and proud of it" strain in the American character. I barely survived laughing about it; I'm just afraid that the punch-line may come in 2012 or 2016.

Dec. 29 2008 12:15 PM

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