Americans Who Have Not Read a Single Article About Syria Strongly Support Bombing It - The New Yorker
In a positive development for the U.S.-led campaign in Syria, a new poll indicates strong support among people who have yet to read about it.
“People don’t remember how hilarious [1980s Oklahoma basketball coach] Billy Tubbs was, often without even trying. Once, his wife accused Tubbs of loving basketball more than he loved her. ‘But honey,’ he replied, ‘I love you more than track.’”
Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert in 1993, along with fellow improvisers David Razowsky and Paul Dinello, performing the “The Obvious Song.”
It’s a clip that is a part of a revue called Take Me Out to the Balkans at the legendary Second City venue.
More context here.
Such an amazing Robert Smigel-penned SNL sketch. (Smigel would go on to be head writer for Conan.) Trust me - you don’t need any political / media references to love this one. Thanks to Matthew Warnock for reminding me of this lunacy.