Brett Favre -- "What Should I Do?" (Best Parody Video EVER)
"[Andy Pettitte is] opting not to play right now but that might change, it might not. I told him, 'Don't Brett Favre us. You got to be all in and fully dedicated to play.' Do I need him? I need him, but I don't want him to play if his heart's not in it." -- New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman
Will no one leave Brett Favre alone?
This post actually has nothing to do with Brian Cashman, Andy Pettitte or the New York Yankees. Frankly, I just found it funny that Brian Cashman -- a baseball general manager -- is using "Brett Favre" (future football Hall of Famer) as a verb.
And rest assured, if your name is being used as a verb, then it's probably not a positive reference. To wit, the following is Webster's unofficial definition of "Brett Favre":
Brett Favre -- v. BRET-farve 1. to take pictures of one's own genital anatomy and subsequently share those photos with unsuspecting members of the opposite gender; 2. to seek glory and adulation through the repetitive annual threat of retirement; 3. to willfully play pick-up football in jeans even though they are about 1/1000th the comfort level of sweats; 4. to throw soul-crushing interceptions at the least opportune moment in a football game; 5. to be a 40-year-old grandfather
(To be clear, I think Cashman was referring to "Brett Favre" under the second definition above, but who the hell knows what kind of freaky shit Pettitte is capable of.)
Today's post is a tribute to the various iterations of the verb "Brett Favre," all captured in this satire of LeBron James's "What Should I Do?" Nike commercial:
...which by the way, has surpassed this LeBron satire from South Park as the best LeBron spoof...
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