Monday, August 02, 2010

Missatired, CBC

Satire: Oxford American English Dictionary, (noun): the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other topical issues.

After Air Farce sketches, I wasn't sure if it was possible to be unfunnier, but this is just painful.

Satire: Inappropriate jersey selection

"Hey! Do you want to go to the Oilers game tonight?"

"Sure! Just let me go grab my Packers jersey."

"Yeeeeahhh!! — wait what?"

That's how it starts. And it ends with you or a loved one walking by this fellow at the Air Canada Centre, doing a double-take, and going "Huh?"

Inappropriate jersey selection is a recurring problem in the stands of sports stadiums across the continent. It can cause needless pain and suffering, and it's also the leading cause of divorce in a province that I can't remember the name of right now.

Plus, you know, you could get laughed at. Behind your back probably, but still.

To stop this tragedy before it starts, recognize the signs. Because you may be suffering from inappropriate jersey selection if you are


Just don't do that. Never do that. Unless you don't value your fully toothed smile. Or friends.

Or maybe I got it wrong, and isn't so much about the shirts, but the clever self-satirisation by " senior writers". If so, the joke is lost on me.

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