Tag Archives: parody

#Placemaking #Buffalo

12 Sep

 

Look at me! I’m an urban planner! 

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Easy Money

14 Jun
niagara falls

Photo by William Smyers via Flickr AV Photo Daily Group

Dearest Friend,

My name is Mr.Samuel Frank; I am the son of the former minister of finance for the Lord Mayor of the City of Niagara Falls (USA). I am contacting you for a business transfer of a huge sum of money from a deceased account. 

Though know that a transaction of this magnitude will make any one apprehensive and worried, but I am assuring you that every document that will bring about the success of this transaction will be provided by an attorney here in Niagara Falls, and all will be well at the end of the day.  I decided to contact you due to the urgency of this transaction.

My father, the deceased person who died; died in a lorry accident while he held a cheque for US$89 millions in his personal pocket. I retrieved the cheque. 

Since his death, I have fled to Lome, Togo, but cannot cash the cheque in my possession because of the different modalities of bankings here. Your American NSA is tracking my every move and mobile phone activities.  We cannot release the fund from this cheque unless someone applies for claim as the next-of-kin to the deceased as indicated in our banking guidelines.

Upon this discovery, I now seek your assistance to stand as a next of kin to the deceased, as all documentations will be carefully worked to make you the beneficiary to the funds $89,000,000 USD which will be released in your favor as the next of kin, Because after twenty days the money will be called back to the bank bond treasury as unclaimed bills and the money shared amongst the directors of the bank.

So it is on this note I decided to seek for whom his name shall be used as the next of kin/beneficiary to this funds rather than allow the bank directors to share this money amongst them at the end of the year. It may interest you to know that we have secured from the probate an order of mandamus to locate any of the deceased beneficiaries.

Please acknowledge receipt of this message in acceptance of our mutual business endeavor by furnishing me with the following information if you are interested.

Your Full Name:_____________________
Your Complete Address:________________________
Name of City of Residence:________________________
Date of Birth (Day/Month/Year):__________________
Your occupation:____________________________
Direct Telephone Number: ____________________
Mobile Number: ____________________________
Fax Number:___________________________________

For our personal contact and mutual trust in each other I shall be compensating you with 50% of the above amount on final conclusion of this project for your assistance with bank modalities, and the balance 50% shall be for me, because I intend to retire after the conclusion of this transaction.

If this proposal is acceptable by you, please endeavor to contact me immediately. Do not take undue advantage of the trust I have bestowed in you, I await your urgent mail now to my private email richardson_frank@msn.co.uk

Best Regards,

Mr.Samuel.Frank

Where I Read the Buffalo News’ “My View” Out Loud

18 Nov

Today’s episode:  Cleaning the Garage (Life Lessons on a Tandem Bike)

https://s3.amazonaws.com/wnymedia-cdn/files/2010/11/Memo-2.m4a

If the embed code doesn’t work, try clicking here.

How to Report the News

3 Feb

A dead-on parody of the typical BBC News report. It is laugh-out-loud funny.

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Something Something Something Dark Side

2 Dec

Out on DVD December 22nd:

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Cartman as Glenn Beck

13 Nov

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Jon Stewart Channels Glenn Beck

7 Nov

After a while, it stopped being parody, and practically became a carbon copy of the Dr. Beck Feelings Hour:

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Gory, Profane Halloween Fun from Revere, Massachusetts

23 Oct

The gore is Peckinpahesque, and the language is NSFW, but this “Jack Chop” parody cracked me up.

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I’m f*ckin serious, dude. Watch this sh*t, alright?

Historical Quotes That Aren't

8 Oct

This, via Atrios, cracked me up:

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Free Boat Ride for 3

8 Feb

http://www.hulu.com/embed/Dv3pQGG92oRM4otdHcMV-g