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Late Night Comedians’ take on the missile fizzle

by | April 22nd, 2012 | 06:34 am
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PIIE COO Regina Yan, originally from Hong Kong, where they know something about eating dogs, passed along these insightful commentaries on the North Korean missile mishap:

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
• This is the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster. On its maiden voyage, it collided with an iceberg and sank into the ocean. But it still made it further than that North Korean rocket. 

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
• Not such a great day for North Korea. Yesterday, they launched a top-secret new missile. It blasted off and flew about 90 seconds and then blew up. It fell apart faster than a Kardashian marriage.
• That’s what the North Koreans get for launching it on Friday the 13th. Why couldn’t they have just waited until Saturday the 14th? Maybe the atheists told them not to worry about it.

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
• Today is Friday the 13th. And if you don’t believe this day is bad luck — just ask North Korea how that rocket launch went.

Actually the funniest joke, not reproduced above, was a Leno joke whose punchline involved Kim Jong Un and his dog.