Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Ask the Internet: Food Funny?

Today’s question is a spinoff of yesterday’s post, and could be a nice diversion on this rainy, April showers kind of day:

Q: What is your favorite food-related comedy?

A: For about a year here on CHG, we had Favorites of the Week, which usually included a song, sketch, or piece of standup based on food. It was super fun to compile, and often yielded genius like:

Jim Gaffigan on Bacon


Monty Python’s “Spam”


Readers, what’s your favorite food comedy? Is it standup, sketch, or improv? Maybe a song? Or a simple quote?

If you have a link, please include! (Extra points for Vimeo and Youtube URLs, as Canadians can’t see Hulu. It’s kind of like their Snuffleupagus.)

Want to ask the interweb a question? Post one in the comment section, or write to Cheaphealthygood@gmail.com. Then, tune in next Tuesday for an answer/several answers from the good people of the World Wide Net

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15 comments:

MikeV @ DadCooksDinner said...

John Pinette:

Chinese Buffet

France & Italy

midwinter-az said...

George Carlin's IceBox Man - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yj0PH1zYqTc

(Sorry - can't get the embed to work in comments)

janalynch said...

jim gaffigan's classic bit about hot pockets and snl's omeletville and taco town commercials (i'd post the links but i can't access youtube at work!)

Anonymous said...

Sarah Haskins on yogurt!

Anonymous said...

Sorry I'm at work and can't get Youtube (it's blocked!)

But Seinfeld's Soup Nazi, Marble Rye, and Cinnamon versus Chocolate Babka bread quickly come to mind!

Random Thoughts of a Jersey Mom said...

LOL!!!

I love bacon!
Still haven't tried spam yet...

Melissa 'Melicious' Joulwan said...

Hands down, it's Patton Oswalt on KFC bowls... totally NSFW, but very, VERY funny.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfan5MacmsI

Kris said...

Great suggestions so far, you guys. And here are a few links for YouTube stuff:

Jim Gaffigan on Hot Pockets:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkUbqmS9TWI

Seinfeld's Soup Nazi:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2lfZg-apSA

Seinfeld's Marble Rye:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96bqcoO1cYU

I can't find the Timberlake sketches yet, but I'll keep looking.

thefoolishwagon said...

Brian Regan- I've seen him live, he's great! Clean too (SFW)
Fig Newton Bit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Qa-B7Sg_i4

Anonymous said...

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a123 said...

baconorbeercan.com/

Sara said...

I really love Eddie Izzard and his "Cake or death" stand up. Be forewarned most ofhis standup is NSFW.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFyuhTwi_OE&feature=youtube_gdata

Mariaa said...

Save the liver!

http://www.hulu.com/watch/3523/saturday-night-live-the-french-chef

Gabrielle said...

Another Brian Regan fan here. Brian Regan on Pop Tarts:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8kThoZpF_U

Laura said...

Dan Akroyd does Julia Child
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaASyRFXTj4

Adam Sandler's "Lunch Lady Land"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_-KbstEG4E

The Bibi Babka Ditty from "Perfect Strangers" (also great alliteration for you literary types)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HbGj8UDVsI