Here — while the core principle remains the same — we’re presented with a slightly different scenario: A child facing possible banishment by his Boston Red Sox-loving family due to an innocent, youthful love of the New York Yankees.
As you can see, this little Yankee’s elder brother was somewhat more merciful, but Dad — Dad’s lived too many pre-2004 years to show any quarter on this occasion. Even to the fruit of his loins.
Indeed, the evidence that sports fandom may eventually occupy a comfortable, identifiable spot on the double helix is mounting. Almost undeniable at this point. Isn’t it?
I’ve probably watched another ten or so on top of that, and each time kind of felt that the comedic well was about to run dry on this meme. Needless to say, I continue to be surprised, but then I’m also a sucker for a good Rosie O’Donnell joke or two.
Also, unlike some of the other “Hitler Reaction” videos, this one actually casts the Fuhrer in a relatively believable role — head of the Yankees organization. So it’s got that going for it, too. Which is nice.
Now that George Steinbrenner has left us (RIP), you’ll likely never see someone this upset about saving $120 million over the next five years again either, so enjoy it while you can.
Hey, remember Mindy McCready? Former country star, former, potentially underage, mistress of one Roger “The Rocket” Clemens? If not, perhaps this will refresh your memory. Either way, thanks to Vivid Entertainment, the wonderful folks that brought you both the Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton sex tapes, you’ll now have a chance to get to know her better than you probably ever wanted to…