Irony officially superseded Hope in a brief ceremony at the White House, as Alanis Morissette's "Ironic" was sung by Katy Perry. "I'm very optimistic about Irony and what it will contribute to our country," said the outgoing Hope.
It's that time of the year again. The glorious month where I grow my Octobeard. Why, you may ask, do I grow the Octobeard? First, I want Winter to know that I'm not afraid of it. Second, my ladies like me with stubble.
Apparently, criticism of the Obama White House has reached the ironic comedy stage. Right. In a related story, with the exception of mockingbird loyalists, other birds are privately criticizing mockingbirds,
The role of the marching band used to be one of reassurance: crowds would watch them sail by in lockstep, a vision of supremely confident organization. But we don't much believe in that kind of world anymore.
Though no amount of exercise or food was able to add a pound to Cohen's body, he reported finding boot camp surprisingly easy. Sgt. Marvin DeLores remembers Cohen as "One of the easiest-conditioned guys I've met in years. Hardly took much work at all to shape him up."
Humorists and comedians are a curious bunch. Quixotic by nature, they want so desperately to live in a world of decency, fairness and goodness, and in Stewart's case, in a world where the media grew some cajones.