A magazine reporter is traveling through a rainforest, in search of a fabled cannibalistic tribe. He falls into a trap, goes unconscious and wakes up tied to a stake with a fire burning slowly underneath him.
“But you don’t understand!” he cries, “You can’t do this to me! I’m an editor for the New Yorker magazine!”
“Ah,” replies the tribal chief, “Well soon you will be editor-in-chief!”