Absurd Comparisons By Real People Using Famous People
Monday, August 1, 2011
The Jack White of beer
"I look at Stone Brew like the Jack White of beer – they simply can’t do wrong. Double Bastard actually raises their own standards and, my friend, I think they made the perfect beer." (May 3, 2011, Hungry in Houston)
Everybody is the Rosa Parks of something—or at least the Michael Phelps, Cap'n Crunch, Dick Cheney, Elmer Fudd, or Paris Hilton of whatever. This blog collects examples of the adaptable idiom "X is the Y of Z", which is a snowclone. Feel free to use these descriptions when discussing your beautiful children, longtime companions, sworn enemies, favorite foods, and elected congress-scum.