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5 Reasons 2013 Was Actually 1996 All Over Again

#5. Rob Ford = a Chris Farley Sketch (at His Prime)

I’m not the first person to draw parallels between Toronto’s stout, loud, crack-dabbling mayor and the late star of Tommy Boy. But I’ll credit myself with the following observation — when a guy who’s lived out the shittiest possible year a politician could ask for (the high points: tackling a confused woman, accusing the press of pedophilia) still has the pep to beatifically bobble like this come Dec. 17, you’re left wondering where free will ends and “I am the earthly vessel for the manitou of Matt Foley” begins.

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