Tuesday, April 18, 2006

My Finger on the Pulse of America

No, really. At least this once. The Chicago Tribune had a teaser on its homepage:
The Unsexiest Man in the World is...
And I blurted out the correct answer! I didn't even have a second guess; it was like I just knew. I didn't even think enough people knew Gilbert Gottfried's name to vote for him, but who else could it be? Okay, maybe Michael Jackson, but he's not so much unsexy as nonsexy, just androgynously unappealing. The funny thing is, Gottfried isn't even seen much these days, just heard. It's interesting that aural unsexiness is enough to win the prize. I suppose it is an encouraging sign for our society, however, that people are not sexually aroused by the voice of a duck.

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