There are jokes, reader, and then there are jokes — the difference being primarily that one kind of them is italicized.
On a probably related noted, the editors of Tumblr account Baseball Card Vandals improve baseball cards via Sharpie-brand markers, with results that one might alternately describe as “grotesque” and “whimsical” — and even “Dadaist in spirit,” were one feeling emboldened.
Like in this instance:
And this one:
And this third one, too:
Some closer inspection reveals that over two-thousand people have endorsed Baseball Card Vandals via Facebook, creating the very likely possibility that the author of this post is the last person to’ve encountered it in society — making also my friend Ross, who called my attention to it, the second-to-last person to’ve encountered it.