Thursday, April 20, 2006

Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil sucks.
A lot.
He's probably one of the most annoying people on TV - and now he's spreading his suckage to the internet teaming up with match.com to give dating advice. Dr. Phil has developed a three-step system called "MindFindBind" to help singles seek and maintain relationships. First of all, that just sounds retarded. Second - look at him. The only relationship this guy is an expert on is his intimate relationship with donuts.

Which begs the question - why is this guy even famous? From what I understand, he used to be a regular on Oprah. Is he even a real doctor? I don't think anyone has actually checked his credentials. Are we just supposed to trust Oprah that he's legit? Because that really worked out with James Frey.

Okay - I'll give him some credit. I did some research and found out that he actually did go to college and earned a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology -- from freaking North Texas State University. Not to be an academic snob - but Texas State is bad enough - imagine how awesome North Texas State must be. Well I'll tell you how awesome. It's home to such notable alumni as "Stone Cold" Steve Austin and "Meatloaf".

You know a college must be legit if its most famous alumni are best known by their nicknames. And if they all really like donuts.

3 Comments:

At 4:56 PM, Anonymous Chanakin said...

He spent all that money on education just to come up with phrases like "you can't put butter on a 'possum".

Gee. Thanks Doc. I'm cured.

 
At 10:49 PM, Blogger Cibbuano said...

He's the finest example of how masculinity got castrated. He's one of these new-age, 'in touch with your feelings', spend-the-day-at-Ikea, type of guys. Who needs that?

 
At 12:10 PM, Anonymous ProudMary said...

Ahem! The doctor is in. This may be the only time you'll hear me say this, but since it appears to be germane: having spent far too many years in a doctoral program in Clinical Psychology, myself, I can tell you that the university in question is not even accredited by the APA- the gorverning body of the psychological institution.
How do you like THEM possums...?

 

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