I'm trying to think of the right word for what just happened. I saw a headline on Drudge "Riot police, protesters clash at Acropolis..." and what immediately came to mind was a hysterical QI clip about the Acropolis. I don't think non-sequitur is the word I'm groping for, but it's the closest I've come up with so far. Any other suggestions?
In any case, here's the clip, which I think stands as a classic example of why BBC America ought to bring us QI: