Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Boobquake on the Colbert Report

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Boobquake Day Causes Earthquake
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When I heard "Iran," I sat up on the couch. When I heard "cleric," I sat on the edge of my seat. When I heard "boobquake" I jumped up and down high fiving my friend. When he said my name* and showed my photograph, I started screaming and flailing and even crying a little. Yes, boobquake got covered by CNN, BBC, CBC, ABC, FOX... But I'm a 22 year old geeky liberal - being on the Colbert Report is pretty much The Best Thing Ever. My friends and professors joked about it happening, but I never thought it really would.

Following my friend's suggestion, whenever I'm feeling down or defeated or overwhelmed, I am going to listen to Stephen Colbert saying "You go girl!" to me. Possibly on repeat. Wow.

Though Stephen did get the science a bit wrong, saying the Taiwan earthquake was proof, even though I later explained why it was not. Maybe he needs a certain young female scientist to explain it to him a little bit more on the show *wink wink nudge nudge* ...Okay, maybe I shouldn't push my luck, haha.

*My name is spelled McCreight, but pronounced McCrite. Yes, I know it doesn't make any dense. Blame the Irish (who, ironically, also mispronounced my name in interviews).

1 comment:

  1. Great article, I still remember until now the controversy. No quake has happened... go figure...

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