Required Viewing: Marcel the Shell With Shoes On


This animated short from director Dean Fleischer-Camp is the cutest/weirdest/funniest thing you will see all day, possibly all week. It stars Jenny Slate of Saturday Night Live as the voice of Marcel, a tiny talking shell who wears shoes. As a commenter over on Videogum suggests, “So this is what will happen when Lorne Michaels finally retires and Spike Jonze takes over? I’m in.” So are we.

MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON from Dean Fleischer-Camp on Vimeo.