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?
Two words: Fake Jan.
A part of my childhood just died.
No, the benevolent and unerring god existed, but he died when the third disco duck appeared. Alice committed duckideicide.
So this is why my parents didn't let us watch prime time TV as kids...
However, as an adult, I think it's magically delicious. Rick Dees as Tony Orlando? Oy los quesos!!
I was nearly blinded by the bad 70s flashback.
How could you do that to us..
what has been seen cannot be unseen...
Francesco, You'll pay for this one.
I'd been under the impression it was Cindy who declined to participate, but it looks like Jan's the ringer.
If I'd been them, I would totally have done the show. It looks like fun. It looks like a LOT more fun to BE them than to WATCH them.
Post a Comment