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Alan Cumming and Monica Lewinsky Win April Fools’ Day With Brilliant Idea

The Internet has been overrun with terrible April Fools’ Day jokes, from Google’s MicDrop debacle to Yahoo convincing panicked fans that Trader Joe’s was closing down. So you can understand why this was us at the Forward all day as we read the news:


But just when you’ve had enough pranks, here come Alan Cumming and Monica Lewinsky with a brilliant idea that actually sounds awesome!


We know it’s just a joke, but we would totally buy the album, play it on loop and laud it as the greatest cultural mash-up of our time.

Cummings and Lewinsky were not the only ones with some tongue-in-cheek comments for April Fools’, comedians Michael Ian Black and Billy Eichner had a few things to say as well.


Even Mark Zuckerberg could not escape. Swedish clothing chain H&M had the perfect gag with #MarkforHM


Finally, it was Albert Brooks who perfectly summarized the day in a tweet:

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Alan Cumming and Monica Lewinsky Win April Fools’ Day With Brilliant Idea

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