Amy Schumer, Bill Nye, and the 'Broad City' Girls Brilliantly Explain How the Universe Works


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Sometimes, a Vitamin Shoppe is just a Vitamin Shoppe, but Amy Schumer gets that, under the right circumstances, some of us might interpret it as The Universe sending us A Sign to start taking calcium supplements. Fair.

In this newly released and (naturally) hilarious sketch from Inside Amy Schumer, our nation's clearest-eyed professional parodis (opens in new tab)has Bill Nye and his best PBS Nova voice define the universe not as "a chaotic collection of matter," but as "a force sending cosmic guidance to white women in their 20s." Cosmic guidance to do what, exactly?

Solid plan, universe! Watch the video here.

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