Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Irony This Is Your Picture

I made my first visit to modern day Sodom this past weekend. New York City. I had a great time despite all of the smug, self-involved hipsters who seem deadset on reviving all the worst fashions of the 80s.
Sport was not the reason for my visit, but I couldn't leave it behind. Actually, it kind of hit me in the face in the form of an 80-foot tall billboard on the side of building on 8th and 42nd in Midtown. (I know the quality sucks but try to take a good picture with a cell-phone from a moving vehicle.)



This is without a doubt intended to be an un-ironic statement from ESPN's marketing gurus. But, it is the epitome of irony. Every time I have listened to any of the "talent" on the billboard I have been dumber for it.

Just for shits and giggles, I found further evidence that NYC is full of heathens. This sign was on 5th Avenue somewhere in Midtown. I am quite sure you would probably break your neck if you ever attempted what this sign implores you to do--"toss your own salad."


Heh.

15 comments:

Draft King said...

Stephen A. Smith demands to know why Stephen A. Smith doesn't have the top picture in that ESPN Radio ad!

The Fan's Attic said...

because SAS sucks. SAS sucks so bad that the ESPN affiliate had to take him off the air in my town. everybody complained about him.

Big Blue Monkey said...

Well, Mr. Fan's Attic, can you explain to me why I saw Stephen A. Smith on MSNBC's "Hardball" talking about primary politics?

It was like a nightmare. But I think it was real.

The Fan's Attic said...

Really, MSNBC's move is beyond comprehension. The guy doesn't have a cogent thought on sports let alone politics. I saw him on Hardball on my flight back from NYC. I was smart enough not to watch more than the one second it took to register that was him.

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