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Thursday, August 4, 2016

WHO'S ON FIRST?

Nicholas Kristof is a superbly educated journalist who writes serious stuff for the NY TIMES.  But apparently he has a splendid satirical side of which I was not aware.  This is a must read Op Ed column taking off from an immortal Abbot and Costello routine.  A must read.

5 comments:

Tom Cathcart said...

Terrific!

TheDudeDiogenes said...

Besides being hilarious, the dialogue is also utterly, terrifyingly believable. It's a mad, mad world!

T Verga said...

Sad!

s. wallerstein said...

I normally can't stand Kristof because of his lofty humanitarian imperialism, but I trust you and you're right: it is funny. I laughed so hard that it brought my cough back, but it will go away.

mesnenor said...

Another recent "must read" was this mock script, emulating the style of another famous comedy act: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B50l484pDaMobXI2Wk5CX0NMbkU/view?pref=2&pli=1