From a strangely fascinating blog, Awesome people hanging out together.
Andy Kaufman’s ‘comedy’ was so sublime that you were never sure if you were witnessing a joke or if you were the joke. A reminder of a type of comedy that relied on timing and suspense rather than crass humor or just plain shouting.
And here to witness his far reaching influence…
What do you say when you are given an opportunity to speak in front of the American President? You call him a gangly nerd. Obama smiles as John Hodgman quizes him on aspects of Star Trek and Dune. An entertaining speech that touches on expectations, labels and placing your hopes on one man for right or wrong reasons.