#HashtagWars - #BadBookPrequels

April 25, 2017 - #BadBookPrequels 04/25/2017 Views: 180

Arden Myrin, Orlando Jones and Nimesh Patel dream up less-popular prequels for best-selling books. (1:54)

And now, dear friends, it's timefor tonight's #HashtagWars.

(cheering)

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...

and 1983.

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.

-Yes, points.-(laughter)

-Orlando. -Hey, Somebody Shut Up That (bleep) Mockingbird.

-Points.-(laughter)

-Arden. -Moby Half Chub.

(laughter)

(applause)

That is an amazing title.

Thank you. Thank you.

-Definitely points. That's...-Thanks so much.

-Orlando. -The Sisterhood of No Pants.

-Points.-(laughter)

-Nimesh. -Where the Sidewalk Starts.

Points. Arden.

The Shortness of Breath and Tingling Left Arm

-of a Salesman. -All right, points.

Orlando.

-Regular Eggs, No Ham. -Yes, points.

-Arden. -Jonathan Livingston Egg.

-(laughter) -'Cause a seagullcomes from an egg...

-you guys!-I love to laugh.

(laughter)

-Orlando. -Forty-Nine Shades of Grey.

-Yes, points.-Right?

-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.

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