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Larry David And Bernie Sanders Did Impressions Of Each Other On 'SNL' – Watch

Wobbly fists in the air, railing against opponents funded by “millionaires and billionaires” and pleading instead for the American public to vote for him, “a guy with one pair of clean underpants that he dries on a radiator”, Larry David’s first impression of Democratic leadership candidate Bernie Sanders on SNL last October was a meta mindfuck. Besides the obvious physical similarity between the two (Sanders is essentially a real-life version of David’s character in Curb Your Enthusiasm but with more of a social conscience), now here was David being Bernie, as if his entire life had been one long Sanders spoof. They were like the Jedward of political satire, and suddenly there was a real possibility of Larry David accidentally becoming President.

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'Monsters Come In Many Forms' - '10 Cloverfield Lane' Might Not Be The Horror We're Expecting

Trailers are intentionally misleading, especially when JJ Abrams is involved. The Force Awakens’ promos made Finn look like the film’s new Jedi, not Rey. He’s a pro at misdirection. So let’s say you watched the wordless first trailer for JJ Abrams-produced Cloverfield sequel, 10 Cloverfield Lane, just the once, and thought it was just about three people taking shelter from an outside hostile force – the monster from the original film, perhaps – and arguing about how to combat it. From the new Super Bowl trailer, aired last night, it looks like you’d be wrong to think so.

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