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In a RoboCop rocket suit, genius inventor and cuddly global weapons dealer Robert Downey Jr wages his own war on terror, cracking wise through the comical crash-bash action.
One day people are up in arms about a misfiring Amul ad making fun of Ishant Sharma, the next day they're cracking wise at the misery of a man who lost his grandmother and father to terrorists.
WHETHER HE'S CRACKING WISE as host of The Soup or as vain ex-lawyer Jeff Winger on the wacky community college-set sitcom Community, now in its fourth season on NBC (which is available on DVD in May), Joel McHale looks good enough to be mistaken for gay.
Other comics cracking wise tonight include Ross Noble at The Alexandra Theatre and Jimmy Carr at Warwick Arts Centre.