I thought playing Rhett Butler in an all-Japanese, all-female production of Gone With The Wind was about as gender-bendy as you could get, but now one of the esteemed actresses in the famed Takarazuka troupe is donning beard and top hat to portray America’s most gangly abolitionist!
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3 thoughts on “Honest Abe Gets An Extreme Makeover”
Maybe the actress has a screeching, Gilbert Gottfried-voice and this will actually be the most authentic Abe Lincoln portrayal since, um, Gilbert Gottfried in that Seth MacFarlane movie. (Wow, I’ve really got him on my brain today)
Ahahahaha I think that’s a sign you need to get out more!
There’s just so much Family Guy on a Navy ship… Everyone watches it all the time, and the quotes never stop. -_-