Culturally Discombobulated

Tag: America

America Comprehended: Taco Salad

TACO SALAD: Two words that are utterly incompatible with one another (cf. Jello Salad).

America Comprehended: The Hokey Pokey

THE HOKEY POKEY: The hokey pokey is what Americans call the hokey cokey. Savages.

America Comprehended: Pitbull

PITBULL: Slapheaded rapping genius behind such songs as “Oh No He Didn’t,” “Mmm, Yeah,” and “That’s Nasty.” One pitbull we shouldn’t be too upset about being put-down.

America Comprehended: David Letterman

DAVID LETTERMAN: Gap-toothed philandering blackmailee and late-night talk show host. The earnestly solemn news reporting this week about his retirement has me concerned that after his final show CBS executives are going to take him out back, Old Yeller-style. Michaels, Parkinson and Aspel, can count themselves fortunate in comparison.

Adventures in Commercial Religiosity

“Can you emphasize his voyeuristic omniscience in a way that’s really unsettling? And while you’re doing that, if you can also make sure he the dead eyes of an insect, that’d be just super.”

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