The Wall Street Journal has a daily cartoon called Pepper... and Salt that I really, really don't like. Apparently, rich Wall Street scumbags have their own unique form of humor that is not funny. Here's today's cartoon.
A whole lot of effort went into drawing that cartoon. That is a great looking fortune teller and the folds in the tablecloth and chairs? Leonardo's Last Supper has nothing on this guy. That is one finely rendered drawing. Then you read the caption...
Whatthefuck? "I see a couch." Lame. Lamer. Lamest. "I see a couch." Really? Next time dude, give me a call, I'll throw you a bone for free. BTW, bone would be better. And where is the "in your future" part of the bit? As in, "I see a bone in your future." Don't eff with the structure of a classic. If it's short, it demands you include an "in your future."
"I see a couch." Lamer than a handjob from Bob Dole, you know, with his bad arm.
When you first read these cartoons you think, oh no, they're just like the cartoons in the New Yorker, I'm just too stupid to understand them. But after weeks of analysis, I've come to the conclusion that we're smart enough, they just suck, and they almost never have anything to do with business, or the right wing agenda of the Wall Street Journal.
This is the part of the post where I attempt to write funnier captions. Don't forget, this is a "business" comic for Wall Street Journal readers that is officially housed in the collections of the Harvard Business School Library assuring that future generations of MBA assholes will have no sense of humor. If you are the president of a major university and want to house a collection of my work, e-mail me, we'll talk.
As always, I will continue to add captions to this post all day until I think of something funny. You are invited to help but you won't because leaving a comment is too much damn effort, bitch.
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