Monday, May 18, 2009

Eurovision debriefing (or: screw authenticity)

So, they're saying Alexander Rybak's Eurovision landslide is all due to a general craving for authenticity. People are tired, they say, with all that nude writhing and thrusting and playing around with hot pokers. This is what a world trembling in the grip of a global crisis needs:


Well, he sure looks authentically emaciated and manic.

But on closer inspection his winning ticket "Fairytale" is just a little bit of this:

a little bit of that:

and a little bit of the other:

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