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Rightfully so!

This is a very good article. If you’re a Feig fan (ugh, worst aliteration ever) you should give it a read.

Money shot:

The critical success and general menschiness of “Freaks and Geeks” established for Feig (pronounced FEEG) a career in television that most Hollywood aspirants would envy. He went on to direct three films, and directed eight episodes of “Arrested Development,” three episodes of “Weeds,” eight episodes of the American version of “The Office” and an episode each of “30 Rock” and “Mad Men.” The list reads like a who’s who of cool TV shows.

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In case you haven’t heard, supposedly a segment of the sketch was taken verbatim from the actual interview. (UPDATE: Kinda.) The lines in question:

FEY AS PALIN: “Like every American I’m speaking with, we’re ill about this. We’re saying, ‘Hey, why bail out Fanny and Freddie and not me?’ But ultimately what the bailout does is, help those that are concerned about the healthcare reform that is needed to help shore up our economy to help…uh…it’s gotta be all about job creation, too. Also, too, shoring up our economy and putting Fannie and Freddy back on the right track and so healthcare reform and reducing taxes and reigning in spending…’cause Barack Obama, y’know…has got to accompany tax reductions and tax relief for Americans, also, having a dollar value meal at restaurants. That’s gonna help. But one in five jobs being created today under the umbrella of job creation. That, you know…Also…”

FYI – For those who care, Palin’s numbers are waaaaaay down.

They nailed McCain AND Obama later on in the show.

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