MC Hammer from a technical writer’s perspective…
January 24, 2007 • Glenn Murray
We’re enjoying some much-needed rain in Sydney today, so I thought I’d celebrate with a more light-hearted post.
A couple of years back, someone sent me this gem, previously published in an issue of Vertigo, the much-loved student magazine of the University of Technology, Sydney. Penned by editor, Pat Armstrong, this very funny piece deconstructs MC Hammer’s 90s ‘classic’, You Can’t Touch This. It also provides a disturbing insight into the deeply troubled minds of today’s young writers! Be warned, I’ve been told this is only funny to writers!
MC Hammer is:
- A super dope homeboy:
- From the Oaktown.
- Dope on the floor; and
- Magic on the mic.
- The funky lyrics;
- Fresh new kicks; and
- Fresh new pants.
Events for which the bell is sounded:
- School being in (sucka).
Things which can’t be stopped:
- Hammer time (concept is unclear – some explanation needed).
Things which can’t be touched: