The last time I tuned into "Saturday Night Live," about half a year ago, I didn’t find anything about it remotely funny. But if they had run this faux commercial, I would have at least gotten to laugh once. Just when you think the Corn Refiners Association must have some dirt on someone at NBC, the punch line is revealed.

By the way, I checked out thereareworsethingsthancornsyrup.com out of curiosity. It’s not a real website. 

Robin Shreeves ( @rshreeves ) focuses on food from a family perspective from her home base in New Jersey.