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Posts Tagged ‘Nickelback’

CollegeHumor Slams Instagram, Makes Us Laugh

Today CollegeHumor made us laugh for the second and presumably last time (the first was that Will Ferrell clip with the underage landlord) by listing all the most annoying things about Instagram in a three-minute parody of Rahm Emanuel’s favorite band, Nickelback.

Apologies if 20 of your friends already shared this on Facebook yesterday, but it really does serve as a great guide on how not to use an otherwise valuable tool.

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It’s Official: Rahm Emanuel Does NOT Like Nickelback

In a moment of clarity crucial to our nation’s past, present and future, a spokesperson for Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel (you know, Ari Gold’s brother) stated that the former representative and White House Chief of Staff does not, in fact, enjoy the musical stylings of Canadian pomp rock kings Nickelback–despite nasty rumors to the contrary.

A tenth-grade math teacher protesting Emanuel’s current standoff with Chicago-area teachers got a little creative with his signage this week by outing Rahm as a secret Nickelback fan, but the mayor’s spokeswoman Tarrah Cooper responded to area blog RedEye’s request for clarification with a single word: “No.”

We’ve yet to receive word on whether Mr. Emanuel sees Avril Lavigne as a real 1977-style punk or a manufactured teeny-pop poser.

UPDATE: The national debate has officially returned, as all semi-coherent conversations eventually must, to the late 90’s. The teacher responsible for the sign in question has now changed his message to accuse Emanuel of liking the world’s second least favorite band, Creed.