I’m accustomed to having my mornings blessed by Springheel Jack’s posts, but he appears to be off this week, so I’m stuck. To give myself some breathing room, I’m going to toss out what is probably my favorite SNL sketch of the show’s entire history. It shows Phil Hartman (tragically shot in the head by his wife not long after this sketch) and Al Franken (now a Senator, which is pretty cool if you think about it) at their comic best.
Moments ago, this dropped into my email’s inbox with the subject line of FEDERAL RESERVE FUNDS. Looks like it’s my lucky day. I’ve highlighted some particular important bits. Suffice it to say, there’s no need for me to be hanging around Slope, scraping up pennies with ad dollars any more:
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK
(SERVING THE SECOND DISTRICT AND THE NATION)
33 LIBERTY STREET NEW YORK, NY 10045. USA
WEBSITE: WWW.NY.FRB.ORG//OUR REF: FRB/NY/TDT/US/XX15
NOTIFICATION OF CREDIT FROM BANK FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD NEW YORK.
This is to officially notify you that, after series of meetings held on over the months with the Secretary General of the United Nations in United State of America, which has came to a halt that it is obvious that you still haven’t received your fund valued at US$11,000,000.00 (Eleven Million United States Dollars) as a compensation funds awarded to you.
If George Carlin is the patron saint of Slope, then the late Greg Giraldo is the archangel. Here’s a brief bit he did on gay marriage which hits the nail on the head: