'Broad City': 'What a Wonderful World' is not a slave song

Comedy Central launched a new scripted half-hour comedy on Wednesday (Jan. 22), a TV adaptation of what has been an online sensation for several years now, "Broad City."The former cult web series follows Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, two 20-somethings trying to find their way in New York City. Amy Poehler of "Parks and Recreation" and "Saturday Night Live" is the executive producer. The first episode sees the girls trying to scrape up enough money to go to a secret Lil Wayne concert, including answering a Craigslist ad that has them cleaning a guy's apartment in their underwear for an hour. In the end, he won't pay them, so they take his booze and get drunk on the street.As a side note, from what our research suggests, "What a Wonderful World" is not a slave song, but a political song written during the tumultuous 1960s meant to signify hope and optimism. It's a very fitting...



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