Eugene Mirman Has an Ear for Lawmaking

Posted February 9, 2015 at 2:11pm

Comedian and voice-over actor Eugene Mirman must have a gas tuning in to C-SPAN 3.  

Pop culture portal Vulture recently asked the “Bob’s Burger’s” star to help identify the formulator of certain noxious emissions, and he came up with some curious conclusions.  

“That sounds, and I’m pretty sure I’m right, like a congressional subcommittee,” the Comedians of Comedy alumnus says of the three-part toot (get an earful at 0:20-0:28) crafted by Vulture’s audio engineers. Mirman goes on to peg other potential offenders — including Iran (0:37-0:48) — before self-doubt begins to creep in.  

“Am I supposed to be being like, ‘Those are really good farts. Super well job done well fart?’” the satirist says of the not-as-easy-as-it-sounded assignment.  

Still, he stands by the inherent funniness of flatulence.  

“Think of a disagreement of any kind, in any public space. Now imagine both people can’t stop farting. Disagreement: over,” Mirman suggests.  

Anyone else remixing the late-night dust-up between Reps. Alcee L. Hastings, D-Fla., and Michael C. Burgess, R-Texas in their heads?  

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