Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.
Jimmy Fallon is the ultimate participator.
You'd always want him at your party because he's the one who'd be first onto the dance floor, miming to, oh, who knows, "Hi-Ho Silver Lining" or something.
Last night, however, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates challenged Fallon's participatory particles.
No, he didn't ask him to eat dung. He did, however, suggest he drink it.
Gates, who has in recent years expanded, offered Fallon two glasses. Choose one, he said.
This was after Gates had explained about the Omniprocessor, a device that turns sewer sludge into energy and drinkable water. (I wonder if it can turn that water into wine later on.)
Built by Janicki Bioenergy, this device could be extraordinary helpful in parts of the world where these resources are scarce.
Gates told Fallon that only one of the glasses contained sewage. He toyed with Fallon's slightly obsequious feelings. They drank. Fallon regurgitated. Then he drank more, convinced by now that his glass contained regular bottled water.
In a stunning turn of events that surely no one could have foreseen, Gates then declared: "It was rigged. It was all poop water."
Honestly, who can you trust these days?
Fallon fell to the ground, was rushed to hospital where his stomach was pumped and he is said to be, for once, stable. Actually the only part of that sentence that is true is "Fallon fell to the ground."
Gates explained that boiling and filtering water is something that engineers simply know how to do. Because engineers are often a touch smarter than, say, comedians.
This wasn't Gates' greatest comedic performance. That will always remain.
How heartening, though, that he continues to offer aid to the less fortunate, when some other famous business personalities merely drink their own Kool-Aid.