Pens the comic strips Sally Forth and Medium Large. Writes for The Onion News Network. Serves as head writer for the PBS series SeeMore's Playhouse (for which his script won two regional Emmys). Was afraid of the color yellow until about age nine. Tans a little too well to be trusted by security.
A simple grilled cheese sandwich. Something that can be procured anywhere at any time. Nothing too exciting, right?
But what if I put a little butter on the bread before I grilled that sandwich? That would add a little extra zing, right? And what if instead of using plain old American cheese I opted for something a tad more exotic, like Camembert, Stilton or Roquefort? Now we're talking, right?
And what if instead of using bread for my grilled cheese sandwich I used two large blocks of pure platinum? And what if instead of eating the platinum I sold it and then used that small fortune as venture capital for a Beijing-based conglomerate that could take advantage of Chinese local business incentives, cheap labor, lax environmental laws and surging global interest in the fastest-growing economy in the world, thereby ensuring returns in the billions of dollars even in the face of a collapsing U.S. dollar and a massive industrial shift from the technical to service business sector? Wouldn't that be nice?
That's exactly what Francesco Explains It All is. In an endless buffet of indistinguishable tastes, it's the grilled platinum Stilton cheese sandwich that could forever destabilize geoeconomics. Care for a bite?
I think he left out autoerotic asphyxiation.
Christ with a Kong toy, That was the weirdest mix of emotions I've ever experienced.
Starting with excited anticipation, because I knew this would be some funny shit. But tempered with caution, because I read the book and Dear GOD, how I sobbed. Can't see the movie, cuz I know I'll cry myself into a migraine.
Then the first puppy - a Golden Retriever - that looks EXACTLY like my Golden Retriever, Potter(cuz he's a HAIRY Potter, get it?)...then the song...then the captions...
Then, I'm laughing so hard, tears are streaming down my face...but they're also mixed with some sad tears because that DAMN SONG is still playing and I'm thinking about Marley and then what if it was Potter who died in a murder-suicide??
The funniest damn thing I've ever seen. I will share this with everyone I know. Mind if I post on my blog, with proper credit, of course?
Im sure Kevin (the man who created the vid) would be more than happy for you to post it on his blog!
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