A Deeper Look Into The Life of An Impressionist02:30

Actor/impressionist Jim Meskimen (Parks & Recreation, Whose Line?, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) recites “Pity the Poor Impressionist” poem in 20 celebrity voices, with the help of SHAM00K. BTS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wm3squcz7Aw To see the raw original, before Deep Fake was applied: https://youtu.be/Lc5fD23KGRk Please Share, Like and Subscribe. Deep Fake visuals by SHAM00K YouTube: https://bit.ly/2olXCcK Twitter: https://bit.ly/2ohyP9L Contact: [email protected] Contact Jim Meskimen: http://www.jimmeskimen.com John Malkovich https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=5 Colin Firth https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=13 Robert Deniro https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=18 Tommy Lee Jones https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=25 Nick Offerman https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=31 George Clooney https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=36 Christopher Walken https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=41 Anthony Hopkins https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=49 Dr. Phil https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=56 Nicholas Cage https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=1:01 Arnold Schwarzenegger https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=1:08 Morgan Freeman https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=1:15 Bryan Cranston https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=1:19 Christoph Waltz https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=1:26 Joe Pesci https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=1:34 Jack Nicholson https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=1:39 George W. Bush https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=1:46 Ian McKellen https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=1:53 Ron Howard https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=2:00 Robin Williams https://youtu.be/5rPKeUXjEvE?t=2:05 Pity The Poor Impressionist By Jim Meskimen ©2016 Is anything more sad and lame contemptible, beneath disdain, In short, provoking of disgust than being an impressionist? A third rate, even fourth rate skill, the definition of “cheap thrill”. Like watching farm equipment rust is watching an impressionist. A relic from a distant day that long since should died away, dishonorably mentioned is the pitiful impressionist. Weird, and somewhat ostentacious tired debris from old Las Vegas, whose former fans have all dismissed allegiance to impressionists. How many opportunities passed up and wasted because he’s Hell-bound to follow what he must? Pity the poor impressionist. Doomed to live an abject failure dogged by his own echolalia. Better to crumble into dust than live as an impressionist. His borrowed voices can’t deflect a life of well-deserved neglect. His name’s on simply no one’s lips; forgotten, vain impressionist. That sound–did anybody moan? That creature at the microphone is last on everybody’s list; forgettable impressionist. When Peter at that shiny gate condemns those souls who imitate he will but shake a heavenly fist and curse condemned impressionists. But ’til that time we’ll tolerate the good for nothing reprobate, and hide the truth: that we’re just pissed that WE can’t be impressionists!