#HashtagWars - #ElderlyBooks

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Jimmy O. Yang, Francisco Ramos and Milana Vayntrub put an old-people spin on well-known book titles. (2:00)

It's now timefor tonight's #HashtagWars.


The publishing industry isalways looking for the next,

uh, hit young adult novelabout vampires in love

or sick teens in love

or vampires in lovewith sick teens.

The problem is, young adultsaren't the only ones

who enjoy hot fantasy/illnessliterature.

Old people deservesome steamy reads, too,

which is why tonight's hashtagis #ElderlyBooks. #ElderlyBooks.

Examples might be: Fifty More Shades of Gray;

-(laughter)-and... The Lion, the Witch,

and Who Put All This Poop in My Underwear?

I'm gonna put 60 secondson the clock, and begin.

-Francisco. -Harry Potter and the Kidney Stone.

-Yes, points.-(laughter)

The Fall in Our Stairs.


-(applause, whooping)-Points.


So good. So good. Points.


Alice in Wonderland: She's Got Alzheimer's.

-All right, points.-(laughter)

-Jimmy -Pride and Prune Juice.

-Yes, points. Milana.-(laughter)

Are You There, God? Cool, See You Soon.

-All right, points.-(laughter)

-Jimmy. -Around the Mall in 80 Days.

-Yes, points.-(laughter, applause)

-Milana. -Go Ask Alice About Anal Leakage.

(laughter, groans)



The Catcher in the Rye Bread, Did You Get the Bread?

I Told You to Get the Bread!

-Yes, points. Milana.-(laughter)

Pride and Very Prejudice.

-All right, points.-(laughter)

-Jimmy. -To Casually Watch a Mockingbird.

-Yes, points.-(laughter, applause)

Very good. Milana.

Horton Hears a Who? A What?


-(applause) -Oh, the performanceon that was flawless.

The performance on thatwas flawless.

-Jimmy. -Eat, Pray, Die.