I spotted this online the other day, and – well – I just think it’s simple and clever. And therefore funny.
It also shows that even 36 (weep) years on, that iconic video has stood the test of time well enough that with just a neat bit of drawing by the artist, the face of the illicit partner is instantly recognisable.
Yes, this is a niche cartoon (and I do wonder what suddenly prompted Joe Lennon to produce it), but I suspect that many people will completely understand it.
This was a Christmas gift from my wife: several kilos of 5mm steel to put in my Weber and cook things on. This will be especially useful in the near future, as our new place doesn’t have a built-in braai (yet). And no, it’s not something that the band offer as official merch on their site, so I’m guessing that it’s probably unique.
It’s led to me wondering if they ever released any appropriate songs for this sort of thing, and of course, yes they did:
Braaiing In The Rain I’ve Been Losing (Barbeq)You Braai Wolf Hunting Braai And Low
And of course, their huge hit with instructions on how to use this hefty item: