[GCFL-discuss] Bob and Brian
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Tue Oct 14 11:17:17 CDT 2008
Ah, ok... cool. I was wondering about that. Thanks for explaining Siarlys.
On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 5:25 PM, Discussion of the Good, Clean Funnies List
<gcfl-discuss at gcfl.net> wrote:
> It has been well and truly said that if you have to explain a joke, it
> wasn't funny in the first place. However, if it is worth your while to ask,
> I must try to answer, since I offered the ad as a subject of humor in the
> first place.
> I believe the point of the ad is simply to publicize the radio station and
> entice people to listen to it, like any other radio station billboard. They
> are trying a humorous twist on the election season, just like Saturday Night
> Live and Conan the Librarian do. (OK, what's that guy's name on the
> night-time show? Conan something.) Apparently -- I don't listen to the
> station -- these DJ's have a rep on the air of being bad guys or troubled
> men, so someone in the PR department thought this would be funny. I did too,
> but it probably won't induce me to listen to the station. The kind of humor
> which reminds us not to take the elections TOO seriously is always in order.
> On Sun, 12 Oct 2008 00:48:54 -0700 "Discussion of the Good, Clean Funnies
> List" <gcfl-discuss at gcfl.net> writes:
> What's the point of the ad?
> On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 8:38 PM, Discussion of the Good, Clean Funnies List
> <gcfl-discuss at gcfl.net> wrote:
>> I keep driving by a billboard on which a local rock station is offering
>> two of its DJs for unspecified public office:
>> Bob and Brian 08: Troubled Men for Troubled Times.
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