I want to say this would be hilarious if true.  But the thing is it can’t be hilarious even if its true because, not knowing for sure whether its true or a hoax its too easily hoaxed and its exactly the kind of thing that would be hoaxed and having that in your mind when you watch it makes it not funny even if its true.  There is a trough in the funny curve as we move along the x-axis between the two local optima of overtly made-up (e.g. an SNL fake commercial) at the left end-point and true with subjective probability 1 on the right end-point.  Its getting near impossible to make it that far to the right, indeed the farthest we can get still puts us below the local optimum at the left.

(Capotain curl:  Kottke.)

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