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Nick Offerman & Gillian Jacobs Get Animated for NPR

Nick Offerman & Gillian Jacobs Get Animated for NPR

In case you were wondering, it is actually possible for us to love our pals Gillian Jacobs and Nick Offerman more than we already did. It’s possible because how can you not love tiny animated versions of your friends? That’s right! Jacobs and Offerman are the new animated talent for some new National Public Radio videos, and they play a perfect angel and devil, respectively.

Hopefully you’re familiar with the pledge drives that take over the radio station throughout the year, reminding you that all that wonderful programming is made possible thanks to your generous donations. Now, we’ll get to hear from the folks at NPR on YouTube, too. Here’s a taste:

It’s good to know the sweet dulcet tones of the radio personalities behind our favorite shows are totally enhanced by the hard work of bees! No. Wait. That’s not right. He told us to listen to the angel, not the devil. In addition to this cute teaser, NPR released these two as well:

These shorts were written by Carol Kolb (Community) and Jordan Morris (@midnight), and the third voice you’re hearing in there is Jesse Thorne of NPR’s Bullseye with Jesse Thorne. The awesome animation was created by Chris Purdin, who captured Offerman and Jacobs perfectly.

National Public Radio has been bringing great programming to the airwaves since 1971 and continues to be a great source for local, national and global news now in 2015. They work with incredible journalists, artists and producers too. Plus, guys… their tote bags are amazing. And if they continue to bring us great little fundraising videos like this one? The sky’s the limit. If you’re a fan of NPR, public radio, and quality original content, please consider donating this holiday season!

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Comments

  1. Michael Weiss says:

    Awesome, but it’s “Thorn” without an “e”.  (“Jesse Thorne” is a famous BBC sports announcer.)