The Attack of Dangerous French Mimes And Self-Destructive Clowns

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(Pictured above: On the set of “Clowning Around.” Left to right: Andy Phillips, Mariana Moreno, Trevor Scholtens, Matthew Edmier, Josh Keck, Quinn Murphy, and Carlos Rodriguez. PC: Riley Sorin)

Welcome back to the alt.news 26:46 blog! This year’s 26:46 fest has passed and there are now two awesome skits to use for this season. As I mentioned in the previous blog post, 26:40 Fest involves the two Executive Producers, Andrew Phillips and Julianna Johnson, splitting the alt.news 26:46 crew into two teams that they lead to produce an ID or transition in 26 hours and 40 minutes.

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(Pictured above: A screenshot from “A Skit Regarding a French Vampire Mime (Mimepire?),” that shows the titular character (portrayed by Ben Giles) having a celebratory puff of his cigarette after capturing his human target with an invisible lasso.)

Andrew Phillips led an alternative team to make the tragicomedy, Clowning Around. This skit is about a group of concerned young men who host an intervention for their clown pal Jeff. If you like pranks and puns, this is the skit for you!

After a very extensive session of pre-production, Julianna Johnson led her own alternative team to make a brief skit about a Vampire French Mime who hunts a young lady in the woods. If you like Ben Giles smoking cigarettes and Dexter’s Laboratory, this is the skit for you!

I personally like both and think that both teams put together some great con-tent for what’s looking like a damn good season! I really can’t wait for you all to see these sometime in the near future. That’s all I have for you now, readers. Stay alternative!

-J.

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