July 15th, 2010
09:46 AM ET
Three of Hollywood's top comedic talents are giving their tongue-in-cheek take on some very touchy topics in the August issue of GQ.
In a hilarious new interview (but that probably goes without saying, considering the interviewees), Tracy Morgan, Paul Rudd, and Zach Galifianakis weigh in on what's funny, from the funniest race ("The Iditarod," quipped Rudd) to the funniest TV show ("I think if they put a laugh track on 'Intervention,' it would be funny," Galifianakis said).
As expected, none of the men hold back when asked about some very famous names. While President Obama may not be every comedians go-to for getting a good laugh, black people joke about it all the time, Morgan said.
"It's a black family, so we make fun of it," Morgan said. " 'Michelle, where's my cigarettes? I had a pack of Kools sitting on the destruct button!'"
Morgan added, "I just think that white people don't want to offend him. Me, I make fun of every [expletive] body. I don't care. I never say black humor or white humor."
The trio also gave their take on the recent late-night war between Conan O'Brien and Jay Leno, and how to make Leno's "Tonight Show" funnier.
"A Russian bear on a bike," Morgan, 41, suggested. "Riding around Christopher Cross as he sings 'Sailing.' "
"Hire Conan," Rudd offered, before adding, "I think Letterman never really gets the props he deserves, not really. What that guy has introduced into the culture it's now just the barometer for comedy."
And 40-year-old Galifianakis, for once, got completely serious.
"It's pretty bad what happened, I guess," he said of the "Tonight Show" debacle. "Though it's hard to feel bad for Conan when he go that much money."
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