The interview was quite comprehensive and informative, so we have edited it down for your consideration:
Editor (E): Would you like to hear a sample of our new 50-character micro blog joke app for the attention span impaired?
Reporter (R): Sure.
E: Remember. it’s just the punch line to a joke. There’s no setup.
R: Why not the setup too?
E: There’s just no room for it to fit into our new 50-character micro blog joke app for the attention span impaired.
R: So all people get is the punch line of the joke?
E: Hopefully, yes.
R: Why not write the setup to the joke too?
E: What would be the point? There’s not enough room.
R: So you never write the setups to joke punch lines you write?
E: We do. But just not to the same jokes.
R: Why not?
E: Not enough room.
R: How are people suppose to laugh at a joke when they haven’t heard the setup?
E: Here at funfakenews.com we believe that people that have an attention span impairment disorder are actually people with a highly evolved sense of humor. Unlike the rest of us, they have adapted to abbreviated forms of human conversation. And as a result, they will pretty much laugh at any thing.
R: Do you think it will really work?
E: Our new 50-character micro blog joke app for the attention span impaired is based on proven research. So it can’t miss.
R: Some say you based it on Twitter. Is that true?
E: Twitter and Facebook both. If people can be made to believe they’re having a meaningful conversation in 140-character or less. Or a meaningfully relationship like they believe they are having on Facebook. Then why shouldn’t people be able to adapt to laugh at just the punch line of an unrelated 50-character joke?
R: Are there any drawbacks?
E: Just the one.
R: What is it?
E: Well, as the name implies, our new 50-character micro blog joke app for the attention span impaired is only intended to work on the attention span impaired.
R: So it doesn’t work on people with a normal attention span?
E: No. But those people can still enjoy regular jokes posted at funfakenews.com. Now, how about that joke using our new 50-character micro blog joke app for the attention span impaired?
R: Is it just the punch line?
E: Of course.
R: Well, okay. I guess. Go ahead.
E: … So the Rabbi says, “I said mohel! Not more oil!”
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