Tuesday, November 15, 2005

I'm no super-conservative....

But sometimes the liberal-ness of the bay area catches me off guard with its absurdity...example:

I got an email from the graduate social club here at Cal inviting me to a 'Lumberjack-and-Jill Ball'.

I guess we're supposed to wear flannel, split logs, and have maple-syrup chugging contests or some shit.

As crazy exciting as all this sounds, what caught my eye was the fine print at the end of the e-mail:

The Graduate Assembly and Graduate Social Club do not support or endorse clear-cutting or any non-sustainable resource extraction.

I'm certainly glad that they clarified that.

Douchebags.

14 comments:

TastyMcJ said...

This kind of reminds me of that 'Debbie Downer' sketch from SNL.

I could see people at a Gold-Rush themed party having a great time, 'til some ass clown shows up with like:

"did you know that the arsenic used to extract gold from ore kills X amount of wildlife each year..."

Or some shit.

TastyMcJ said...

It'd be like if you were at a rave, and someone starting showing teen ecstacy or STD statistics on some big monitor...

Or some shit.

jiggs said...

GENIUS LEVEL!!!

jiggs said...

GENIUS LEVEL!!!

Monkey said...

I have to agree with Jiggs. This was porcine snort worthy. My snout wriggled with unrestrained joy at this.

jiggs said...

GENIUS LEVEL!!!

Monkey said...

Jiggs... repetition is not funny, unless it is used to insult other blogs, then it's hilarious.

jiggs said...

Monkey, this isn't about repetition for humor's sake. This is about giving Tasty the adoration that he deserves. In short, Tasty is

GENIUS LEVEL!!!

This is the first time someone other than me has actually given Tasty the respect that he deserves. Way to go monkey!

Melliferous Pants said...

So are you going or what? I think you could totally kill in a maple-syrup chugging contest.

Lee Ann said...

Tasty, for real, what would you do at this ball... wear flannel, split logs, and have maple-syrup chugging contests?

TastyMcJ said...

I think they're having log-rolling.

and a prize for 'lumberjackiest costume'.

yes, the invite actually said 'lumberjackiest'.

I probably won't attend, as I can chug maple syrup at home for free.

slappy said...

Let's see... a few dozen Cal graduate students singing Monty Python's Lumberjack Song for hours and hours and hours... How can you not hit this? How can you not hit this hard?

Oh wait, it's going to suck. I guess that's good enough of a reason.

TastyMcJ said...

Yeah. I agree. I've only been to one of the GSC's social events since I've been here, and they ran out of food an alcohol by the time I got through the door (30 minutes after it started).

Having to possibly deal with that again, and the added annoyance of putting together a costume...

Not so much.

TastyMcJ said...

Though... perhaps I'll just go naked and wrap up my junk in Brawny.

It will be deliciously hilarious for those who get it, and horrendously frightening for everyone.