SUBMITTED BY: Eugene Mirman LOCATION: Copenhagen, Denmark
Sometimes we surprise ourselves with the level of sophistication and political clout of our Tacky Tourist correspondents. Comedian Eugene Mirman recently trekked to Denmark to report on the most pretentiously named international summit of 2009 — the COP15 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.
Just like Tacky Tourist Photos, those global warming nutcakes just love alliteration.
Hey COP15, how do you think your keynote speaker Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s nuclear weapons are going to impact global warming? From the Iranian madman’s mouth, here’s the chilling answer: “From now on, we will be the ones who make demands.”
On a more lighthearted note, here’s Mirman’s Emmy-worthy report on the insane Copenhagen protest movement:
(According to Google, Eugene Mirman is the fourth most popular Eugene in the world. His latest album, “God is a Twelve Year Old Boy With Aspergers,” is Number 5 on Amazon.com’s Best Comedy Albums of 2009. )