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Turtles All the Way Down! http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/299005/turtles-all-the-way-down-by-john-green/

The title of this video does not do a good job of expressing how enjoyable this was. I've really got my finger on the cultural zeitgeist here, reviewing unpopular musicals from, like 1911. Look! Not every video needs to get clicks...some of them are JUST FOR YOU.

Wanna watch the Superman Musical? OF COURSE YOU DON'T! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNXbdLDZLKM

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Good morning John! I just looked at my calendar and I realized that there's no freaking way that I could possibly make a video next week because I'm gonna be all over Los Angeles. I'm setting up my tripod. So I just asked Twitter what I should do and I got an amazing suggestion. I'm a pro! Choot! I'm gonna zoom in, and I'm gonna clean up some of those laundries real quick. And when I say clean up I mean move from here to a little bit off frame. You'll maybe be surprised to know that Dave the Fish is still here! Just not in great shape. 

So here's the idea. I turned on my mic so now I sound better. It's from Morgan who says: Review Broadway shows just based off their descriptions on Wikipedia. This is a great idea! This person should choose all of my video topics. Hello Wikipedia category Broadway Musicals! Ah, there's a lot of them. Now I'm just gonna click a bunch, see what happened and... where'd the website go? 

American Dance Machine! Which I assume is a musical about a robot made in America that dances. Now there's a bunch other dancers in the musical but just one robot. This musical has a lot, lot of choreographers. One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten choreographers! I mean at this point are they choreographers or are they robot programmers.

Clicky clicky clicky. Banjo Eyes. Although Cantor was known as Banjo Eyes, the title referred not to his character but to a talking race horse played in costume by the vaudeville team of Morton and Mayo! Okay! It has songs like Birthday Card and Valentine's Day Card. It also has a number called Mother's Day but not Mother's Day Card, 'cause this was before Mother's Day cards. Oh m... This is... This giant list I've been looking at is just A B C and D. There is so many Broadway plays! 

Clicky clicky clicky clicky. It's a Bird... It's a Plane...It's Superman. There's a Superman musical from 1966! Why didn't anybody tell me about this! They did a TV special in 1975. Is that on YouTube? It sure better be. Come on. Oh it is! Oh it is! The whole thing! This is less good than every YouTube video. Oh my God, it's beautiful! They should've sent a poet. 

Clicky clicky clicky opening my eyes, nothing happened. The Cocoanuts musical. The Cocoanut? Is this, is that how you spell coconuts and I'm just crazy? It... that ...wait. The more famous film adaptation was released in 1929. Let's see if that one's available. Just, just the preview for it. Nah, it's the Cocoanuts. 

Clicky clicky clicky click I never know how... okay we've got one! Marriage a la Carte. That sounds like a bad idea. Oh we've got songs like Thrifty Little Marel, Silly Cock-a-Doodle-Doo, and Of All Her Sex a Paragon. Let's listen to Of All Her Sex a Paragon. Marriage a la Carte, Library of Congress, related items, Of All Her Sex a Paragon. Sorry, we can't find what you're looking for! It's been erased! It's a black file. I just made up the term black file but I think it's really good. Maybe I didn't. Whats a black file? Black file. It's a nail salon. Are any of the songs... Captain Dinklepop? What's Captain Dinklepop? How is there a song called Captain Dinklepop and I can't listen to it? Catch up internet! Get on my level! Marriage a la Carte gets 10/10 Dinklepops! 

Click click click... Teddy & Alice! This is from 1987. Fictionalized account of the relationship between Teddy Roosevelt and his daughter Alice! Huh! Teddy & Alice suggested Roosevelt's problems with his daughter stemmed from an obsession with his late wife. Frank Rich of The New York Times compared it to a half time show at a high school football game. Let's give that one just like a zero teddy bears.

Hey Morgan, thanks for the idea. Hey everyone in the world, you can spell coconuts with an "a", if you want. John, congrats on Turtles All the Way Down. I'm really proud of you, I'm very excited for it, and I will see you- wait who am I kidding we're probably hanging out right now. It's VidCon. Bye.