Friday, June 4, 2010

Ha! Ha! I'm watching the Mariners!

The Seattle Mariners have traditionally been dreadful on the field, but they have one of the more colorful marketing departments in Major League Baseball.

Last night, the Mariners reached out to the community of goddamn nerds, and provided attendees with the following bobblehead:

The Internet? In my baseball? It's more likely than you think! DO NOT WANT

(aside #1: are we transforming into a society that communicates entirely in image macros, a la Darmok and Jilad at Tanagra?)

(aside #2: it's no Funny Nose Eyeglasses Night.)

(aside #3: do you think that the guy who invented "Mr. T Ate My Balls" sometimes wishes he'd just written down the idea somewhere, then found it and posted it on the Internet ten years later?)