Thursday, September 15, 2005

Satire is Dead, Part 456

The Onion, February 18, 2004:
Fuck Everything, We're Doing Five Blades
By James M. Kilts
CEO and President,
The Gillette Company

Reality, September 14, 2005:
NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Gillette has escalated the razor wars yet again, unveiling a new line of razors on Wednesday with five blades and a lubricating strip on both the front and back.


Mr Furious said...

I remember that Onion piece. Just as funny a year later...

sideshow bob said...

Does this mean the blowjobless rates in the country really are climbing?

Mrs_Thrillhous said...

I felt totally geeky once when I read an article about someone who knew all of the Windows keyboard shortcuts. At the time, I didn't know about Ctrl-z, and that's come in handy many times since then.

And then there was a bit about Orson Scott Card fans...