Saturday, July 15, 2006

Novak Caned

One more thing that bothers me about Daily Show studio audiences: They often applaud and howl at the easier puns in the graphics while ignoring the truly inspired ones.

To wit, from Thursday night's story about Bob Novak talking to Fox News' Brit Hume and Sean Hannity, this visual barely got one person to quasi chuckle-cough:

Yes, one blogger came up with it first, but it's still pretty clever

While this more obvious (albeit humorous) pun garnered nine seconds of sustained laughter, applause and whistling:

They only changed one letter (and made a plural noun singular)!

Will Snakes on a Plane references never get old?

Previously, on The Dish: Pun in the Oven, Green Screed

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