Thanks for the Heart Attack, Showtime
July 29, 2008

So I go over to the Onion AV Club TV Club section this morning because I do it all the time, especially now that they’re recapping/reviewing old episodes of Buffy and X-Files (I have a TV recap addiction which started back in the late 90s when I discovered Mighty Big TV, now known as Television Without Pity), and I see the above picture under their Weeds recap, and the first thing I think is:

Oh my god, A REAL TELEVISION SHOW HIRED HEIDI MONTAG! The world is ending!

Then I realize it’s not her, and am relieved. But thanks, Showtime, I needed an outrage-induced heart attack at 9:38 a.m.

–S

Email from K, 3:53 p.m.
July 28, 2008

I think we’re missing something here, an opportunity to help a lot of sick people. You know how there are psychological conditions that cause people to see things in the mirror that just aren’t there. Anorexics can sometimes literally see a fat person, etc etc. Hell, I’ve even heard of a condition (I don’t recall the name right now) where people see animals in their reflection, wolves and horses, and believe they are, on some deeper level, these creatures.

I think when, say, this guy:

looks in the mirror, he sees this:

–S