They were never going to give him a Nobel Prize for Buffoonery.
The Pulizer committee had told him in no uncertain terms that there wasn’t a category for astonishingly narrow, rakishly worn top hats.
And he’d been shut out of the Oscars for years, even though the critics had not condemned his broad portrayal of Adams, Taylor, and Taft in his “Flatulent Presidents” series of movies.
Still, at the end of the day, Bibbi the Intestinal Distress Clown was happy with his Genie Award.
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