Jim Carrey takes aim at NRA – and Rowan Atkinson's brother isn't amused

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Comedians are picking fights this week. Here's Jim Carrey versus the National Rifle Association, in the form of a Funny or Die? video that's got danders up in the Us. It sees Carrey team up with the band Eels on a comic country-and-western number, Cold Dead Hand, mocking Charlton Heston and Us gun-lovers. Backed by a band including John Lennon, Gandhi and Abraham Lincoln (all killed by guns), Carrey's alter ego Lonesome Earl accuses gun enthusiasts of having small penises, and sings: "On the ones who sell the guns/ [God would] set the vultures and coyotes/ Only the devil's true devotees/ Could profiteer from pain and fear." Carrey announced
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