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Cathleen Kaveny December 27, 2012 - 12:48pm
What might happen if you tried to give the items in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" -- to someone living in a New York Studio apartment.Ha!
Ha! is right!There is a similar BBC Radio take on the song that is played on the Midnight Special most years. I couldn't find an audio version of it just now, but the transcript is here:http://briansibleytheworks.blogspot.com/2008/01/blog-post.html
And it would cost $101,000; 3.5 percent more than 2011: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/23/business/for-101000-the-12-days-of-chr...
For that, you could probably get a one-bedroom in Queens.
Colin Nissan has pretty much nailed the "take something vanilla and make it hilarious through profanity" formula. I mean that as a compliment. Only Mike Lacher has done it better:http://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/im-comic-sans-asshole.They pretty much should have turned off the interwebs after that got published, because, really, nothing else matters now.
Cathleen Kaveny is the Darald and Juliet Libby Professor in the Theology Department and Law School at Boston College.
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