Some times you know laughing is wrong but you do it any way. It seems to be part of human nature to be attracted to things we know we shouldn't be.
So it was tonight at a screening of the latest Sacha Baron Cohen flick Grimsby.
This film is wrong from beginning to end.
It is crass and crude and yet I laughed until I snorted at times even at some of the most questionable toilet humour (and that's a kind description).
It's a bit the same with the ibis at Roma Street Parklands.
These birds are hugely unpopular for good reason. They are like flying rats.
These are the giant scavengers who are likely to arrive uninvited at your picnic and eat all the sandwiches.
There really isn't a lot to recommend them and yet I like them immensely (provided I am not eating a sandwich as the time).
There's a strange grace to these birds despite the fact that they are really, really graceless. And in that they look hilarious. Of course it would be wrong to laugh but ...