This Week in Crazy Rhubarb Lady by Amy Stewart

Aug 8, 2013 by

This Week in Crazy Rhubarb Lady by Amy Stewart

By now you’ve probably all seen the viral internet video of the crazy, foul-mouthed woman stealing rhubarb from her neighbor’s alley.  If you haven’t, you can watch the video in full here–and remember that it is NSFW.  (And that stands for Not Safe For Work, for those of you not hip to the lingo and about to blame me for the foul language coming out of your cubicle.)

Anyway, the late night comedians are ON IT.   Let’s start with Jimmy Kimmel:

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and move right along to Conan:

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Yes, it’s weird and sick and certainly ripe for more parodies–come ON, people!–but it does touch on so many issues we’ve covered here on GardenRant before, doesn’t it?  Such as:

What kind of person steals rhubarb from my alley?  Well, now we know.

What do you say to somebody who thinks that an alley is public property and anything that grows there is theirs for the taking?  Tell them to come mow it themselves if it belongs to everyone.

And, of course:  What the hell are you going to do with all that rhubarb anyway?  Answer:  None of your damn business.

Meanwhile, if you’re looking for something a little less crazy to do with your rhubarb, maybe you’ll head over to Mama Knows Her Cocktails and make one of these Rhubarb Bee’s Knees.  Cheers!

 

This Week in Crazy Rhubarb Lady originally appeared on Garden Rant on August 7, 2013.

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