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Irrational fear of Realtors as presented by Hollywood

Lemony Snicket’s

We were recently watching Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events starring Jim Carey and had a great laugh at the scene where the eclectic aunt who is scared of everything shares that her biggest fear is Realtors.

Although the quality of video above is poor, we enjoy that the Realtor is played by a friendly Jane Lynch (also known as Sue Sylvester on Glee).

If you’ve seen the movie, you’ll recall that later, the children are able to coax the strange Aunt out of hiding by reminding her that the cave she was hiding in was for sale, thus the terrible Realtors would soon be on their way.

Ah, Hollywoood. You’re so funny. Thanks for telling our children to scream at the very thought of a Realtor and thanks for giving us a great laugh!

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Lani is the COO and News Director at The American Genius, has co-authored a book, co-founded BASHH, Austin Digital Jobs, Remote Digital Jobs, and is a seasoned business writer and editorialist with a penchant for the irreverent.



  1. Randy Pereira

    June 5, 2011 at 11:21 pm

    too funny! I think my neighbor did that when we first met! haha

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