8 November 2012 7:35 AM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

I really didn’t mind that the presidential race permeated every facet of my life, until the election ended and the infiltration continued. Jimmy Kimmel — a.k.a. the people’s comedian — evidently feels the same way. The late-night host ran a faux ad on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to “encourage people to put a sock in it for at least the next three years.”

The “$4 million” commercial featured distraught Americans making simple pleas: “stop harassing me on Facebook,” “stop threatening to move to Canada (no one believes you),” and, my favorite, stop forwarding forwards of forwards you forwarded. »

- Maane Khatchatourian

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