Thursday, September 6, 2007

Some Deliberate Satire

Strangely, while many readers have grasped that “Surgically alters thumbs” represents satirical social commentary, many on the Internet, alas, have not.

Careful reading of the piece makes it clear to any critical consumer of information that the piece is pure humor and not news or reported as fact.

Among the points of the piece: that U.S. society accepts plastic surgery and decorative deformation of the human body for vanity, but not other reasons (consider the Bonds steroid stories); that technology has become a new cult phenomena, in which items are praised or ridiculed based upon tribal allegiances instead of functionality and performance (and we are members of the Cult of the Mac; iPhone; and we like to pretend that some of our writers have a sense of humor.

—North Denver News, August 2007

1 comment:

Dian said...

Craig, my dear are so amazing! I'm glad you have found your element and love that you are such a giver and blesser of humanity.