Ad Nauseam: Jay Leno Plays Vehicular Manslaughter for Laughs

According to Movieline (via New York Mag), Jay Leno’s new prime time show, set to debut on NBC in September, hasn’t exactly been generating a lot of buzz. But since nothing says funny like a grisly hit-and-run, this promo, co-starring Fred Armisen of "Saturday Night Live," should turn things around.

Though I’m pretty sure Leno has never gotten as much as a chuckle from me, I understand where the humor is supposed to be here. Yet for some reason the laughter isn’t coming.

Somewhere, though, I imagine pedestrian-hater Robert Novak is yukking it up.

  • patrick

    That was a pretty lame commercial, but I don’t know if it really was deserving of a post on this blog.


WalkSF, Supervisor Chiu Call for Action on Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrian and livable streets advocates gathered Thursday for WalkSF’s Annual Member Meeting to celebrate the organization’s success and discuss how to improve walking conditions in San Francisco. Though the speakers — including WalkSF executive director Elizabeth Stampe, State Senator Mark Leno and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu — touted recent victories, including funding from […]

Walk SF’s Annual Meeting (and Greeting)

From WalkSF: Special guest speakers: – State Senator Mark Leno – SF Board of Supervisors President David Chiu We’re doing it holiday-party style this year, so come by, have a glass of good wine (donated by Bi-Rite Grocery), sample tasty snacks, and meet your fellow members. We’ll have brief remarks from Senator Leno and Supervisor […]

Today’s Headlines

MTA to Remove Oak Street SFgo Sign; Decision on Fell Sign Pending (BIKE NOPA) Oak City Council to Vote on Opposing Oak Airport Connector (BCN/CBS5, Living in the O) Some Drivers are Irked About Longer Carpool Hours on 680 (Roadshow)  Fleeing the Scene Pays for Drunken California Drivers (BikingInLA via One of Two Girls […]