Wednesday, November 26, 2003
Triumph Vs Terry
From Triumph the Comic Insult Dog's interview with NPR's Terry Gross:
GROSS: Do you feel that you've been sexist or condescending in your treatment of female dogs...

TRIUMPH: Holy crap. Listen to this. Let me ask you something. I feel like I'm being bombarded here. I know what's happening here. I know what's happening here. Did you ask the same questions to Kermit the Frog?

GROSS: Kermit the Frog didn't do our show.

TRIUMPH: All right. Well, OK. How about when Beethoven did your show? Did you challenge him the way you're challenging me? Did you ask...

GROSS: It was a different kind of interview.

TRIUMPH: OK. Yeah, I can see what's going on here.

GROSS: Beethoven's funny. No, it's different.

TRIUMPH: Oh, is that right? It's a satire what Beethoven does. Yes, I'm just--you know, I can't believe the government is paying for this interview. That's what I can't believe, you know? My money that could be going to Pekinese hookers is instead going to this, you know, Public Radio that's obviously more slanted than my (censored) after I've (censored) the St. Bernard. What are we talking about? That's right.
Courtesy of Marc at Metajournalism.

Triumph has yet to be unfunny.