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The American Dream? Taking The Political Pulse Of America With Lewis Black & Other Great Comedians
October 31, 2012
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If you're bored and looking for something to kill a bit of time, here's a website that might interest you.

The idea is really simple. When you get to the site, they'll give you ten quotes and you have to decide who said it.

For example...


Or this one...


To get the answers and play the game, go to the site.

The website is part of a new 'Just For Laughs' comedy special, leading up to the U.S. presidential election.

The special is called 'The American Dream?' and is being hosted by one of America's best political comedians - the great Lewis Black (of The Daily Show).

Here's a sneak preview, first from Lewis Black.

And from the season 3 winner of 'Last Comic Standing' Alonzo Bodden.

Just For Laughs: The American Dream? airs this Sunday, November 4 on CBC at 9pm (9:30 NT) - just two days before the U.S. election.

Along with Lewis Black and Alonzo Bodden, the show will feature a great line-up of comedians including...

Veteran Canadian comic John Wing, American Comedy Award winner for "Best Female Comedian" Kathleen Madigan, Irish stand-up comedian Andrew Maxwell and the co-founder of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival Al Rae.

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