More graphic design than type, but I laughed so hard I cried. I had to share it.
Oh that is good.
(I've seen clients doing the same with perfectly good book covers we designed. "No I'd like Arial anyway, thank you.")
In case of that story the graphic designer is the bigger fool. (And you can make jokes about everything – about dogs, sand puppies, maw worms, Sarah Palin, but not about cats.)
David Thorne is brilliant, the kind of guy you'e really rather have as a friend than as an enemy.
but i think his best part ever is this one (and I am sure you'll all agree on this): http://www.27bslash6.com/p2p2.html
The best satirization of client-creative relationships I've ever experienced was Chip Kidd's presentation at TypoBerlin in 2009.
He had the audience in stitches, with impeccable comic timing.