Listen to Episode 81 of Slate’s The Gist:
Today on The Gist, a voice you couldn’t mistake for anyone else’s. Mike speaks with comedian Gilbert Gottfried about his attraction to old showbiz and his Amazing Colossal Podcast. For the Spiel, Mike’s jazzed for the ABC prime-time special on Schoolhouse Rock.
Gilbert Gottfried makes Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” even more fancy.
Update, Sept. 2, 2014: This post has been updated to add the video of Gilbert Gottfried’s remix of ”Fancy.”
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