Absurd Comparisons By Real People Using Famous People
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
The Glenn Beck of volleyball
"Hans Stolfus, the Glenn Beck of volleyball! The article is brilliant; the foundation well-researched, the tone respectful but direct, and the conclusion painfully obvious." (Nov. 17, 2009, Todd Rogers)
Everybody is the Rosa Parks of something—or at least the Michael Phelps, Cap'n Crunch, Dick Cheney, Elmer Fudd, or Paris Hilton of whatever. This blog collects examples of the adaptable idiom "X is the Y of Z", which is a snowclone. Feel free to use these descriptions when discussing your beautiful children, longtime companions, sworn enemies, favorite foods, and elected congress-scum.