The arts, politics, religion, living statues and even mimes…we’ll caption anything around here. Got your hopes up yet? Yeah, no, it’s politics again. Sigh.
A Smaller International Teeny Weenie Gesture Than Usually Found
He’s in the news again. Apparently Mr. Weiner feels that he would make a simply MAHvelous major for NYC, and I can’t honestly say that he wouldn’t be a suitable following act for Bloomberg.
He needs our help, though. Our help with a suitable campaign motto — so, please do your part and CAPTION THAT.
(Your hostess, BrendaK, is happily abuzz thanks to a happy time up to Kate’s happy place and the miracle of entirely new and happy Grand Margaritas.)
This Captioning approved by:
The Squidward Institution for Facial Reconstruction
1985 – U.S. Senator Jake Garn of Utah became the first senator to fly in space as the shuttle Discovery lifted off from Cape Canaveral, FL.
1986 – Kellogg’s stopped giving tours of its breakfast-food plant. The reason for the end of the 80-year tradition was said to be that company secrets were at risk due to spies from other cereal companies.
Happy Birfday, Brenda!!!
1967 – The 13-day strike by the American Federation of Radio-TV Artists (AFTRA) came to an end less than two hours before the 39th Academy Awards presentation went on the air.
Happy Birfday, BME!!!
Last week we captioned:
A fat boy in a starving land full of No Dongs.
Now, you will vote!
Winners will receive a free non-expense paid trip to Happy Larry-ville, GA where you will enjoy the lumpy guest mattress of your fabulous hosts, BrendaK and Fatwa. You will enjoy mowing their lawn twice a week, and will be treated to the best gruel in the South! With a biscuit! Just one biscuit, mind you. It’s not like we’re made of biscuits, you know.
1914 – In London, the first full-color film, “The World, The Flesh & the Devil,” was shown.
1947 – The first illustrated insurance policy was issued by the Allstate Insurance Company.
1970 – John Wayne won his first and only Oscar for his role in “True Grit.” He had been in over 200 films.
1983 – U.S. Interior Secretary James Watt banned the Beach Boys from the 4th of July celebration on the Washington Mall. He said rock ‘n’ roll bands attract the “wrong element.”
And, you people are demented. In the nicest way, of course.
For your viewing pleasure, please enjoy these rugged rugby guys until tomorrow morning:
And we’ll be back with more Captioning next Friday (provided the management doesn’t lock me out)!
(Voting will be this Sunday, if I can figure out how to do that in this brave new environment.)