This is probably the funniest(and truest) thing I have read in a very long time.
I found this great article on the No Media Kings blog(which is amazing, by the way), about making your own boom stand. My favorite part reads..
"3. Eloquence over abundance. This tip is simply a matter of opinion. Too many sounds effects and other novel noises will suck. Simple as that. When you are tempted to add that comic slide whistle, conjure up images of desktop publishing in the eighties. We all know the effects of too much clip art and too many fonts."
This is very true. I have friends that edit things that look like they jumped directly out of those annoying educational videos from two decades ago. It is very annoying...