The fifth Radio Citrus for 2014. So am I going to hell for making fun of a disease which gives its victims a hemorrhagic fever with a 50 percent mortality rate?
I certainly hope not. I mean, who wants to go to hell?
Well, I do know who has a pretty good shot at eternal damnation: Shady companies which sucker victims’ families (and dotty senior citizens here in the U.S.) into buying cure-all oils which are supposed to be a cure for Ebola.
Glorified WD-40 cures Ebola? Really? REALLY???
I thought I had no shame, poking fun at a deadly disease. But comedy-in-bad-taste isn’t scamming anyone out of their money.
To be honest, I thought we’d gotten past these kinds of quacks, you know, like fifty years ago. But I forget that human stupidity is cyclical: Just as one generation figured out how to protect their money, a new, stupider generation replaces them, ripe with cash ready to be scammed.
Also on this episode:
- MadTV correctly predicts that Ebola would spread to Sesame Street.
- Bane gets away with murder because Batman didn’t take his Imodium.
- Why Publix is chauvinist and thinks women can’t use a table saw.
- A sneak peak at the future of Seinfeld, according to YTMND, which means Julia Louis-Dreyfus will die sometime in the next 12 months, and Kramer will have a show on Netflix next year.