Joshin’ With Jash

Sarah Silverman for “Jash”What’s almost-but-not-really as good as seeing Sarah Silverman cuddling Ellen Page, or handing an award to Juno Temple? Why, seeing her launch a new YouTube “comedy channel” with Michael Cera, of course!

This weekend at Austin’s South by Southwest festival, Big S and Cera were joined by comedians Tim Heidecker, Eric Wareheim and Reggie Watts, to announce their formation of a Google-funded, guffaw-grabbing super-group, enigmatically named “Jash”. When asked by The Hollywood Reporter what the acronym stood for, our heroine replied: “Literally, we were at a restaurant and Tim said, ‘Just attitude!’ Which is so Tim… And then Michael Cera said, ‘So… hey?’ Which is so Michael Cera.” Meanwhile, Wikipedia reveals that it’s also a Kurdish word meaning “donkey’s foal”, which is used as a derogatory term for a type of traitorous collaborator that co-operates with enemy combatants! Oopsie.

Obviously the channel’s just a green shoot in the ground at the moment, but the intro video is pretty funny, and there are also a few short clips to enjoy on the various contributor’s individual pages. Apparently they’ll have creative carte blanche, so it should be interesting to see what those crazy kids come up with…

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About deecrowseer

A comic book writer with an interest in feminism, philosophy, and affirmative action.
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One Response to Joshin’ With Jash

  1. phantomxii says:

    Hee! I like the intro video…

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