And now, dear friends, it's timefor tonight's #HashtagWars.
Gen Xers, pull up a chair.
Millennials, take a break.
Uh, if there'sone thing I learned
from Semisonic's "Closing Time,"
it's that every--I said take a break!
-(laughter)-It's that every new beginning
comes from some otherbeginning's end.
That's why tonight's hashtag is#BadBookPrequels.
Because a prequelis just a great way
to wring the last drop of moneyout of a beloved property,
we want to get some ideas fora book before the famous book.
So examples might be-- Hey, Western Front, Shh...
I'm gonna put 60 secondson the clock, and begin.
-Arden. -Harry Potter and the Dead Parents.
-All right, points.-(laughter)
-Nimesh. -The Older Testament.
-Orlando. -Hey, Somebody Shut Up That (bleep) Mockingbird.
-Arden. -Moby Half Chub.
That is an amazing title.
Thank you. Thank you.
-Definitely points. That's...-Thanks so much.
-Orlando. -The Sisterhood of No Pants.
-Nimesh. -Where the Sidewalk Starts.
The Shortness of Breath and Tingling Left Arm
-of a Salesman. -All right, points.
-Regular Eggs, No Ham. -Yes, points.
-Arden. -Jonathan Livingston Egg.
-(laughter) -'Cause a seagullcomes from an egg...
-you guys!-I love to laugh.
-Orlando. -Forty-Nine Shades of Grey.
-Nimesh. -A Tale of Two Towns.
Points. Very good.
-Stephen King's Pet Shop. -Points.
-Arden. -Romeo and Debbie, His High School Girlfriend.
-(laughter)-Yes, points. Perfect.