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Politics 2008! The MONSTER movie!
Dr. Frankenstein: Perhaps I can help you with that hump.
Igor: What hump?
Breaking entertainment news! Hold on to your berets, NYU film students! It turns out that in their spare time, the presidential candidates have shot a remake of Mel Brooks’ classic, Young Frankenstein!
As you can see in the studio photo below, Barack Obama is Dr. Frankenstein, and John McCain STEALS THE SHOW as his assistant, Igor.
I’m not saying who nailed the parts of The Monster and Inga, but with veep candidates Joe Biden and Sarah Palin also attached to the project, you do the math.
The new version opens on a dark and stormy night in Washington, DC. We see the White House in a violent thunderstorm. Suddenly, a massive lightning bolt silhouettes the Oval Office, and there, electrodes protruding from his forehead…
Republican nominee John McCain reacts to almost heading the wrong way off the stage after shaking hands with Democratic nominee Barack Obama at the conclusion of the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, October 15, 2008. REUTERS/ Jim Bourg