As the second funniest person involved with DyscultureD, I tend to find the second-tier stories that further augment our argument that pop culture phenomena can often be dysfunctional. With that in mind, I’d like to introduce a little segment I’ve named in homage to the great Walter Cronkite: And That’s The Way It – WHAT?
This week, researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Centre in New York discovered that Brilliant Blue G can help mend spinal injuries. A revolutionary breakthrough, indeed. However, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that Brilliant Blue G is also the food dye that is used in making Blue M&Ms.
Oh, and one of the side effects is that when injected with the compound, the skin of the patient turns temporarily blue.
Well, at least with a healthy spine one can run away from Gargamel should he mistake them for a giant Smurf.