Benedict Cumberbatch, a British actor famed for his Jar Jar Binks impersonation, had his chops supremely tested when MTV challenged him to do as many celebrity voices as he could in a single minute. It's called "The Imitation Game," which is, by sheer coincidence, also the title of Cabbagepatch's latest film.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger impressions are like assholes: Everybody has one and they all sound like crap.
Tired of trying to imagine what it would be like if Bonnie Tyler's classic '80s power ballad "Total Eclipse of the Heart" were sung by 19 other divas, including Adele, Cher, Barbra Streisand, Britney Spears, Kristin Chenoweth, and Julie Andrews?
With the noble goal of elevating the subtleties of speech, a group of scientists at the Royal Holloway College at the University in London endured an awful task. They studied "non-professional impersonators" doing their best impressions. The scientists looked at fMRI scans as these "non-professional impersonators" imitated other people's voices and foreign accents, in hopes to learn more about non-verbal aspects of speech—like tone, style, and contextual changes.
Conservative radio king Rush Limbaugh sure thinks Chinese people talk funny. Want to hear the impression of Chinese President Hu Jintao he unveiled today? It's 20 straight seconds of cartoonish "CHING CHANG CHONG" sounds. Seriously. The audio is below.
You see, that Saturday Night Live impression isn't so cruel after all—it seems that "cool" and "awesome" are among the teen queen's favorite words. Inside, check out a supercut of Miley's stellar vocabulary.
First-year featured SNL cast member Jay Pharoah is best known for his impressions, if that hasn't been obvious to viewers already. Upon his arrival, many debated whether he would take the Obama impersonation mantle from Fred Armisen. Watch! Should he?