GQ Expertly Spoofs Self-importance Truthful With Their Annual Comedy Situation Cowl

Earlier this yr, Self-importance Truthful launched their annual Hollywood situation. It was a photoshop catastrophe of nuclear proportions, giving Oprah three arms and Reese Witherspoon three legs.

GQ brilliantly parodies that debacle for his or her annual comedy situation, that includes Kate McKinnon, Issa Rae and Sarah Silverman. Very like trying to comply with the appendages proven on this cowl, it’s onerous to know the place to begin.


“Saturday Evening Reside” alum Kate McKinnon’s leg stretches unnaturally throughout “Insecure” creator Issa Rae’s lap. Rae’s left arm rests on the again of a chair, and her different left arm wraps round comic Sarah Silverman. Silverman sits along with her legs crossed, embracing her fellow comedy stars with each arms, whereas additionally in some way planting one hand on the ground beneath the stage. It’s a “The place’s Waldo?” second of photoshop magic.

GQ even launched a enjoyable apology, promising to double their efforts to make sure strict editorial requirements are met. 

“GQ shall be conducting an intensive inside audit of our cover-development course of,” a notice from the editors stated. “To show our dedication to transparency, we are going to launch the outcomes of the evaluate, quietly, in 17 months, on Medium.”

Take a bow, GQ. And let’s cue the appreciative sluggish clap, web.



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