Joe West on the Moon

If you thought the amazing Joe West Montage meant the end of the Adventures of Joe West, you were sorely mistaken.

The Soviet Union wasn’t there, on the moon, on June 20th, 1969. It was a race; beating them there was kind of the point. But their physical absence hardly mattered to umpire West, who promptly sent the Soviet space program to the showers.

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Navin Vaswani is a replacement-level writer. Follow him on Twitter.

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Matt Defalco

Neil Armstrong better be taking one ‘giant leap’ toward the showers!