There’s something about seeing comedians in music videos that just tickles me to no end. Following the New Pornographers’ “Moves” video, which featured cameos by every comedian ever, the National have just released a music video starring Kristen Schaal and Mad Men’s John Slattery.
Schaal plays an uninterested U.S. president, and Slattery portrays a Secret Service agent who is secretly in love with her. The video features jokes throughout, of course – a presidential thong, bear wrestling, the usual – but I have to admit to being bummed out by the storyline. That’s a testament to the actors’ solid work, I suppose.
Check the video below: