-- I thought #8 was in very slightly bad taste.
-- #6 made me laugh out loud. (RIP E.C.)
Funny -- I thought #6 was in quite bad taste, and really don't see at all what you mean about 8. Sure, it's a ribbing of Cage (totally unintentional play on words, BTW)
but I don't see it being over any line.
-- Our O.P. Mr. Thracozaag modestly did not mention his own citation in this article!
Thanks -- I hadn't noticed that.