Senator Oprah, Scrotums and Nipples

. Wednesday, January 28

Making the talk show circuit, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich said that he had considered offering Obama's empty senate seat to Oprah Winfrey. Thinking it through, he said, he figured it would probably be viewed as a gimmick and hence an insult to Oprah. Oh, but he was tempted since her considerable "bully pulpit" is quite broad with some senators.  As an aside, Blago said he wouldn't attend any of his scheduled impeachement heartings.

Pretty ridiculous stuff, wouldn't you say?

Did you know that playing a cello will not cause a swollen scrotum? No? Neither did I. Supposedly, by playing the cello, the instrument would ...um... rub, and cause a considerable amount of pain. The British Medical Journal published that little bit of wisdom back in 1974, and added it to "painful nipple syndrome" supposedly suffered by guitarists. Finally, they admit both physical afflictions are bunk. The good doctor, a psychiatrist, finally admitted to the spoofs after someone referred to her original release of the dangers of making music. Sounds like she just couldn't handle rock -n- roll.

I'd much rather laugh at the ridiculous than think about the dead LA family or the Texas baby's torture as an method of teaching manners. Some days, the news is just too depressing to pick through for very long.


3 comments:

PaulsHealthblog.com said...

Interesting title for your post.

I thought maybe the Oprah show had turned into a new version of Jerry Springer.

Can't believe anyone watches either one of those shows. People are stupid.

Theresa Komor said...

What startled me is that here is one article that said Blago wouldn't go near his impeachment proceedings, then the next says he plans to testify and what, defend himself? Not that I care at all about it, but...

I've never seen Springer, and never watched a whole Oprah show. What for? What little I did watch, I thought the show should be sued for gross negligence when it comes to airing way inaccurate info.

The Commentator said...

This post aroused me.

Ooprah looks Hasidic. Maybe it's just the angle of the shot.

Back to my Cheerios.