“Well,” says the at the 4-minute mark of his opening monologue, “it seems the number of dead pigs found floating in a river in Shanghai has now risen to over 13,000.” An Angry Birds joke follows, which is lame.
“Chinese officials said the dead pigs won’t affect the quality of drinking water in the river,” he said, while the crowd chuckled. “How bad is your drinking water if 13,000 dead rotting pigs don’t affect it?” he continued, which is lame.
How soon again before he’s replaced by Jimmy Fallon?
16,000 is now the count, says AP.
Previously: There Are Nearly 15,000 Dead Pigs In Shanghai’s River Because Of This Serial Rapist Dog
I’m surprised that no budding journalists (ahem) have chosen an appropriate name for the pig-in-river disaster yet. Porkgate doesn’t quite cut it.
A couple of mates down in Shanghai are now referring to this as The Aporkalypse.
They haven’t copyrighted it yet, so if you’re quick …….
People have tried. Pigfestation, Bay of Pigs, Hogwash…
My contribution is Babe: Pig in the Drinking Water.