Why Rick Astley should be put in charge of the US Treasury

October 12, 2008 | Phil Fersht

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Posted in: Absolutely Meaningless Comedy

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  1. Esteban Herrera
    Posted Oct 13, 2008 05:02 AM | Permalink Reply

    ...and the 11th commandment: Humour!

    Hilarious, though your non-Gen X readership is probably scratching their heads right now. And then there are the Gen-Xers who are probably ashamed to admit they get it. Obviously I am not one of them.

  2. Phil Fersht
    Posted Oct 13, 2008 05:16 AM | Permalink Reply


    Judging by the number of emails I have received today, I can assure you the majority of the the demographic coming here remeber Rick only too well. And for the confused youngsters, here is the horrific reality of the late '80s:



  3. Lou
    Posted Oct 14, 2008 01:07 AM | Permalink Reply

    Very funny. The lighetr side of analytics at its best.

  4. Morgan
    Posted Oct 14, 2008 05:19 AM | Permalink Reply

    I definitely want to know if Phil had the same haircut in the 80s.

  5. Phil Fersht
    Posted Oct 15, 2008 12:32 AM | Permalink Reply


    As a fellow Brit, I don't think any of us were left untouched by Rick's quiff, Levi's 501s (with turn-ups) or winkle-pickers in the late '80s...

    Today's youth would be horrified.


  6. Steve
    Posted Oct 15, 2008 08:03 AM | Permalink Reply

    Phil -

    You are revealing far too much about your misspent youth -:)


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