Friday, September 21, 2012

Matt Hayek, call your office

Iowa City got a shout-out on last night's Saturday Night Live midweek special -- but it was literally -- LITERALLY, Mr. Vice President -- a case of don't blink or you'll miss it.

For those unfamiliar with the bit: SNL's parody of "Fox and Friends" always concludes with a lengthy list of "corrections," scrolling by on screen at near-illegible speed. I say near-illegible because they are all actually written out and all absurd.

NBC kindly posts the full list after the fact. Item three last night: "Iowa City never elected Mayor McCheese. "

True enough. We did have a Mayor McDonald in the late 80s and early 90s. But John was in the glasses business, not the burger business.

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