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New England Patriots Deflate-Gate Spawns Cialis Parody Commercial (w/ VIDEO)

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They say that comedy equals tragedy plus time, and while events like the New England Patriots' opting to (allegedly) deflate footballs before the AFC Championship Game hardly qualify as actual tragedy, people do take their football, and in turn this topic, quite seriously.

So we go through the normal stages as we process the latest Belichick-ian scandal. We first heard rumor that the Pats may have deflated the footballs, and we were incredulous. Then we got confirmation Tuesday night that the balls indeed did have less air at kickoff, and we were angry.

Then all of the conjecture about what may happen to the Patriots and how Belichick might be punished began to bubble up, and we became analytical. But now enough time has passed (yes, 48 hours is plenty of time to process this), and we are officially into the "comedy is acceptable" zone.

Thank God!

And thank God for the Internet, and for YouTube, and for people with a creative gene and too much time on their hands. Without any one of those things, we don't get the video below. Yes, the good folks at Benstonium.com, who you may know from such videos as "Antonio Brown -- Karate Kid Parody"....

.....and "Coors Light -- Mike Tomlin Press Conference Parody"...

...well, they've now given us their latest creation, a thorough clowning of Bill Belichick and Tom Brady in this parody of a Cialis advertisement centered around deflated balls...

My favorite parts of this video:

1. The homoerotic, slow-motion hugs between Tom Brady and Gronk, as well as Belichick and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia. Nothing like implying that the core nucleus of the Patriots all need some sort of pharmaceutical pick-me-up so they can have gay sex with one another.

2. Unbridled, unfiltered double entendres using the word "balls." If there's been one positive to come out of all this, it's been the 48-hour window where we can crack sophomoric jokes using the word "balls" without fear of reprisal. If I had a dime for every time I said "grabbing balls" or "squeezing balls" on my radio show yesterday, I might be able to pay off Belichick's inevitable fine.

3. "Make sure your quarterback actually has balls" while showing a sobbing Tom Brady with a girl haircut. Nice touch.

4. Belichick and Brady in "his and his" bathtubs jointly holding a ball....for the win. Oh, also this...

Thank you, Internet. Don't ever change!

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