LeVar Burton is mad with power after "Reading Rainbow" Kickstarter success

Watch Funny or Die's parody of the show's opening credits


Prachi Gupta
June 5, 2014 6:13PM (UTC)

LeVar Burton is the King of the Fire Throne in a new promo for his "Reading Rainbow" reboot, brought to you by Funny or Die. High off the success of his Kickstarter, which crowdfunded its goal of $1 million in less than 24 hours, Burton has "become a God" who is "mad with power." The man shoots rainbows out of his hands, then blasted all the books, and now sits atop a firey post-apolyptic barren wasteland of hardbacks and paperbacks. This is America's future.

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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