Fly on the Wall 

Dutschke's Little Red Corvette and "Active Pro Athletes"

Enough Class II
Last week, Fly on the Wall recounted the strange saga of Paul Kevin Curtis, who was arrested for allegedly sending ricin to President Obama and who was frequently described in the press as an Elvis impersonator in spite of the fact that he also performed a jaw-dropping Prince tribute act, as revealed in a YouTube clip of Curtis luridly singing Prince's "Little Red Corvette" to a classroom full of teenagers.

Curtis has since been released from custody, and J. Everett Dutschke, an insurance salesman/Mensa enthusiast/martial arts instructor, was arrested in his place. As the story developed, word got out that a feud between Curtis and Dutschke (also an accused child molester and failed GOP politician) was related to various rivalries including shared conspiracy theories regarding the sale of human organs. Like Curtis, Dutschke (pictured below) is also a musician. He plays guitar and sings in a band called Dusty and the Robodrum, who are variously described online as "America's favorite indie rock band" and "Tupelo's only national touring band with an active record deal."

To wrap things up in a nice, symmetrical metaphor, "Better Than Nothing At All," a Dutschke song about a poor slob who, as the title suggests, is somewhat better than no slob at all, includes the eyebrow-raising lyric: "Can't take you out in a little red Corvette, but you can ride in my Hyundai."

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Antisocial Media
A recent Facebook post by News Channel 3 openly panders to "active pro-athlete" haters. The post reads, "Former Grizzlies player Jason Collins has come out as the first active pro athlete in the U.S. Does it matter to you? Will it affect his career negatively or positively?" Collins recently became the NBA's first openly gay player.

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