Saturday, October 17, 2009

As a Genealogist He's Comically Bad

Josh Sundling knows little about his family's history, but much about the genealogy of superheroes.

Sundling, who cannot identify his ancestral homeland or the meaning of his surname, possesses extensive knowledge of the creation of superhero teams, the history of imaginary alien races, and the special powers of countless characters.

"We're from Sweden or Norway or somewhere around there," said Sundling, who when prompted can accurately detail the origins of each cartoon member of the X-Men, the Avengers, the Defenders, and the Squadron Supreme. "I don't know for sure. I never really asked about it." [Link]
(Please notice that this item is from The Onion, and not a reputable news source like The Washington Post or Lindsay Lohan's Twitter feed.)


I think he lives on my street...

Hey, he should get extra points for actually getting out of his house and attending the wedding of a blood-relative. Yikes!

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