Sometimes comedy illuminates hard truths with a pointed urgency that other means can’t quite achieve. Sometimes comedy is just funny. This series of posts is mostly about the former instances, but the latter is valuable, too.
As a companion to the recent evidence offered by the greedy philistines running the once mighty HBO straight into the ditch, let me provide the following video as Exhibit B in the case for owning physical media over streaming options. Let us remember the great lost art of the DVD commentary track with this tremendous montage of Kurt Russell guffawing his way through The Thing.
Previous entries in this series can be found by clicking on the “Laughing Matters” tag.