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This Week's Top Web Comedy Video: Robert Reich Explains the Credit Downgrade

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Many of you may not know who Robert Reich is. Fix that. He's the best Labor Secretary we've had since Lewis B. Schwellenbach (I assume?), and the funniest living former cabinet member. Here, he explains what our credit downgrade means, largely in terms of casual seafood restaurants.

Seriously, though. Robert Reich. National treasure. Full video below:


The rest of this week's top comedy videos, including a quirky girl, some Tosh mockery, and a great Fuppet caper, can be found over at Splitsider.

Other highlights from the week in comedy:

-Louis CK was on Conan, and he did some new material on the couch.

-Speaking of Conan, its not doing so hot in the ratings.

-We watched the Ghostbusters porn parody. Spoiler alert: Slimer has a penis in this version.


-We gathered up TV comedy's 10 most tragic characters.

-What could be making fun of bikers to their faces at the infamous Sturgis Biker Rally.

-We takled to Marc Maron about his podcast and his new standup album.

-We looked at the burgeoning comedy scene in Afghanistan, of all places.

-We looked at the lost roles of various late night talk show hosts.

-We looked at the SNL contributions of Rachel Dratch.

-Here are ten things you probably did not know about the Police Academy franchise.


-We checked in with the former hosts of Talk Soup.


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