Watering Willy: The commercial that’s too good to be real, but is actually real

Today I saw a commercial that I was pretty sure at least four times during the showing was fake, but it’s completely real.

It’s Watering Willy, and it’s magnificent in all the weirdest ways.

If you haven’t seen it, here it is in all its glory:

I don’t even care if you don’t read the rest of this post. Just make sure you watch that video. Continue reading

Nazis ruin World War II reenactment

Let me go crazy for a second and say what we’re all thinking: Nazis are terrible.

I know, but it’s true. When you’ve reached the level of success that I have, you can say these things without fear of the PC Police.

The problem is that Nazis are still turning up everywhere, including the places they’re least wanted. Continue reading

Respek Knuckles: Louisiana Public Schools

Sometimes it seems as though the world is made of outrage and bad decisions. It’s the perfect environment for good satire. The classic example is Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal, which was written when the wealthy were coming up with radical solutions to the problem of the poor (as well as England’s general attitude toward the Irish being generally hostile). A Modest Proposal outlined a solution of preparing the children of the poor as meals for the wealthy, thus reducing poverty and raising money through the extravagance of the meals. It mocked the bad decisions of the time and generated outrage, which could be turned from the satire to the real issues.

Now Louisiana’s Sabine Parish School Board has upgraded the level at which satire operates by turning it into a live performance art piece. Continue reading