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A close friend and I have an ongoing game we call "I can't believe it's not a parody". The objective is to find songs that are 100% serious and have not been created by a comedian, and yet are impossible to believe to not be kidding. Once upon a time this was quite the difficult game, but in recent years, it has become so easy that it's almost beginning to feel like time to changes the objective to finding songs that do not sound like jokes.

Exhibit A:

See? How is this not a parody? We know R. Kelly thinks he's in on the joke but let's face it, he's really not. It would be sad if it weren't so hilarious. But that's not the point. The reason for bringing this up is that upon closer examination, it's been determined that our game must now be extended to our entire civilization. Case in point: LAist's own Julie Wolfson recieved the following press release: