GLENN BECK IS KEN LAYNE  9:47 am August 21, 2009

Glenn Beck Suspiciously ‘On Vacation’ This Week

by Sara K. Smith

He's probably nude in St. CroixHmm, here’s a CRAZY rumor about Glenn Beck and his disappearance this week from Fox News. Nobody ever goes on “actual” vacation in August — except the French, that is — so where the hell is Glenn Beck, really?

Tipsters inside Fox News tell us Glenn Beck’s vacation this week from his Fox News show was not planned. We hear Beck was told to take this week off to let some of the heat surrounding him die down. That heat began July 28 on “Fox & Friends” when Beck said he thought Pres. Obama has “a deep-seated hatred for white people,” adding, “This guy is, I believe, a racist.”

Open and shut case, folks! Except:

Sources close to Beck have contacted TVNewser denying that this was a forced vacation. Beck’s personal publicist Matthew Hiltzik forwarded us an email dated July 14th sent by Christopher Balfe, President & COO of Mercury Radio Arts and General Manager of Beck’s radio show, addressed to Mercury Radio employees reading: “Glenn will be off of radio & TV the week of August 17th, returning to air August 24th.”

Conclusion: Glenn Beck will return to work on Monday issuing butthurt rants regarding the death of his mother, which was planned all the way back in mid-July, and which everybody really should have known about.

Glenn Beck Off This Week: Vacation or Something More? [TVNewser]

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txjammer August 21, 2009 at 9:51 am

I miss him already.

CorkPopper August 21, 2009 at 9:52 am

Sara, making me think about Glenn Beck nude when it’s too early to start drinking really isn’t fair.

rmontcal August 21, 2009 at 9:53 am

I wonder how many pounds he’ll put on while he’s away.

dum librul August 21, 2009 at 9:53 am

He’s off getting his 9/12 groove back.

BigDupa August 21, 2009 at 9:54 am

His real “vaction?” Punching one out from his bucket list- threesome with Mark Sanford and any carne asada de Argentina.

Speed Ball August 21, 2009 at 9:55 am

I wish he would take a permanent vacation from life.

Roger3815 August 21, 2009 at 9:56 am

He’s being reprogrammed by the Borg.

Mahousu August 21, 2009 at 9:56 am

[re=392243]CorkPopper[/re]: It’s Friday. There’s no such thing as “too early to start drinking.”

oldguy August 21, 2009 at 9:56 am

Well obviously it’s worse than anyone suspects. HE’S FRENCH.

Chickensmack August 21, 2009 at 9:57 am

I wasn’t even aware he was off the air. And it’s Friday! How the fuck did I miss that?!

Oh, wait… that’s right… I don’t listen to him.

Besides, he’s probably just in Mexico, snorting (a small, legal amount of) cocaine off his beach towel, now that it’s legal. Radio guys just LOVE nose candy.

FMA August 21, 2009 at 9:57 am

Maybe he’s getting his ‘roids fixed again. Although, it would seem to me, that you would need more than a week for brain surgery.

Poopley J. Crandleberry August 21, 2009 at 9:59 am

I hear he’s up for Diane Rhem’s show in a few years..

geminisunmars August 21, 2009 at 10:01 am

I am so glad that he is taking some time off so that will give us all time to settle down and forget all about what a douchebag he is. Because we all have the attention span of, say, Palin. He will be able to return to work refreshed and without all these lefties yammering about his little inconsistencies.

ella August 21, 2009 at 10:02 am

He’s probably romping on one of those decadent nude beaches in the Europe with a French boy and drinking wine and eating arugula.

facehead August 21, 2009 at 10:04 am

Rumor is even Magog won’t sponsor him anymore.

Gog is still in the tank though.

hobospacejunkie August 21, 2009 at 10:04 am

Jon Stewart & that Colbert fellow are now taking 3 weeks off. They must have called the president a poopy-diapered stinky pants for that kind of punishment.

KilgoreTrout_XL August 21, 2009 at 10:05 am

“Unplanned vacation” can sometimes mean “got dosed with 30 hits of window pane.”


Iggy August 21, 2009 at 10:06 am

A friend of mine saw him coming out of the Museum of Natural History, which weirded her out (seeing how he doesn’t seem to believe in science).

Norbert August 21, 2009 at 10:08 am

Kiss your listeners goodbye, Beck — after all, once you go NPR, you never go, um, far

freakishlystrong August 21, 2009 at 10:08 am

Cover of his stuupid new book Douchebag or Douchenozzle?

the problem child August 21, 2009 at 10:09 am

He might even have had time to go shopping for new majik undies during his “vacation”, so when he returns he will be all “refreshed” and such.

Carrie_Okie August 21, 2009 at 10:11 am Maybe the FBI hatespeak gravy train dried up?

facehead August 21, 2009 at 10:14 am

[re=392261]Iggy[/re]: He probably just went in there to take a poo (on a statue of Darwin).

Jim89048 August 21, 2009 at 10:14 am

[re=392264]the problem child[/re]: Or maybe he just went to some temple to baptize the bones of Obama’s ancestors, thereby posthumously converting Obama from Muslin to Mormon?

Hawaiiexpat August 21, 2009 at 10:14 am

Time to get to work, peoples.

Uncertainty Vice-Principal August 21, 2009 at 10:15 am

Shit. I just turned on the TV and he’s on here in France.

Glenn? The vacation thing? Ur doin it wrong.

Johnny Zhivago August 21, 2009 at 10:15 am

A closet frog?

Iggy August 21, 2009 at 10:16 am

Facehead: I think he just wanted to ride a dinosaur, like Jesus did.

norbizness August 21, 2009 at 10:16 am

He’s going to see whether people who produce “Obama = Hitler” have enough revenue apart from balls of twine and large drums of pork n’ beans to become nationwide advertisers.

TheUptightMidwesterner August 21, 2009 at 10:17 am

He is just getting reprogrammed and updated. “Paranoid Douchebag 3.0″

NJB August 21, 2009 at 10:19 am

I had no idea that Glen Beck was French. What’s next? He’ll reveal his abiding passion for Belgian Endive? He’s in danger of losing his secret Teabagger decoder ring.

Terry August 21, 2009 at 10:22 am


Nary a mention of trucknutz on that whole site! I do suspect that a Wonketteer left the message describing Beck as a special ed kid, though.

Manos: Hands of Fate August 21, 2009 at 10:23 am

I think he’s gone underground. It’s a signal to all tea-loving militants that the revolution has started. No turning back now. WOLVERINES!!!

ForTheTurnstiles August 21, 2009 at 10:27 am

[re=392276]Terry[/re]: Yeah, and the one asking Uncle Glenn to keep pounding us is a likely Wonketteer.

Rodney Badger August 21, 2009 at 10:27 am

[re=392243]CorkPopper[/re]: What’s this “too early to start drinking” nonsense all about?

snideinplainsight August 21, 2009 at 10:28 am

Somewhere, crying, crying –

crying for all the baby sea turtles that never really had a chance in this life.

Uncertainty Vice-Principal August 21, 2009 at 10:31 am

Grand Central Terminal restroom with a hammer and sickle drawn on his forehead backwards with what turns out to be his own lipstick raving about being mugged by Communist Islamic Hippies, in one week.

Sigh. A guy can dream, can’t he?

New Wave Phlebotomist August 21, 2009 at 10:32 am

[re=392263]freakishlystrong[/re]: What is that, a user’s manual?

ManchuCandidate August 21, 2009 at 10:33 am

I picture a Bekc vacay as him sitting in a diaper, wearing a breath mask huffing on helium/oxygen/nitrous and screaming “MOMMMMIIIIIIIII!!!” a la Frank Booth of Blue Velvet.

irisheyesagain August 21, 2009 at 10:34 am

Completely off- topic, but hell, it’s Friday.

For those of the Wonkeratti, such as myself, who were mildly disappointed with the Jon Stewart/ Betsy McCaughey interview last night, here’s a link to the part where he actually makes her look like a fool, and she never seems to realize it’s happened.—betsy-mccaughey-extended-interview-pt–2

Uncertainty Vice-Principal August 21, 2009 at 10:35 am

[re=392279]Rodney Badger[/re]:

What’s this “too early to start drinking” nonsense all about?

Yes just remember that when it’s morning in America it’s just becoming dark somewhere else.

Funny, that.

SayItWithWookies August 21, 2009 at 10:35 am

Glenn is somewhere preparing for his apotheosis on 9/12. I’m not sure of the specifics of what’s involved, but I hear he’s looking for a doctor who can implant a large pair of leathery wings on his shoulders.

echoman2000 August 21, 2009 at 10:36 am

he’s off having a gender reassignment surgery to patch up his feminine feelings. He’ll be back next week looking like Aunt Bea from the old Andy Griffith Show. Then Kate Smith will contact him from the dead and ask to borrow a dress. The end.

Redhead August 21, 2009 at 10:40 am

secret sexy times rendezvous with Kristen Atkinson?

[re=392286]Uncertainty Vice-Principal[/re]: When I lived in Paris, a friend of mine thought it HILARIOUS that he’d be coming home from the bars here (2 a.m. his time) just as I was getting up to get ready for classes there (about 8 a.m.). Although that was the first (but sadly, and oddly, not the last) time I’ve ever gotten an 8 a.m. drunk dial…

Jim89048 August 21, 2009 at 10:41 am

[re=392286]Uncertainty Vice-Principal[/re]: Obscure reagan connection, +1

finallyhappy August 21, 2009 at 10:41 am

IT IS Friday- Wonkette editors – until one of these actually happens- I need a Mark Sanford story, or the Palin Divorce or the death of a FOx Media whore. A Beck vacation is not enough.

queeraselvis v 2.0 August 21, 2009 at 10:46 am

[re=392287]SayItWithWookies[/re]: Leather wings? Nah. I would’ve thought a pair of Neuticles was more Glenn’s speed.

FMA August 21, 2009 at 10:51 am

[re=392269]Hawaiiexpat[/re]: There is supposed to be a post from Kristen Atkinson on there saying that “Jesus sent Glenn to protect her from the mean basterds at” Guess it didn’t get past the moderator…

dum librul August 21, 2009 at 10:54 am

[re=392284]ManchuCandidate[/re]: So, a working vacation?

Notsewfast August 21, 2009 at 10:58 am

Of course he’s out… Those 12 year old Philippino boys aren’t going to molest themselves!

hockeymom August 21, 2009 at 10:59 am

[re=392284]ManchuCandidate[/re]: With a Little Person.

smitallica August 21, 2009 at 11:01 am

He’s off scouting for the planet he will rule after death as a Mormon Jesus.

Monsieur Grumpe August 21, 2009 at 11:02 am


shortsshortsshorts August 21, 2009 at 11:03 am

I tried to re-twat this story, but subject twat told me it would be un-American to do so.

Redhead August 21, 2009 at 11:11 am

[re=392269]Hawaiiexpat[/re]: Man, none of mine are getting posted today. I don’t understand why. I was just trying to explain to these morans what the concept of freedom of speech actually means and why Beck’s isn’t, actually, in jeopardy at all. I was very nice. I never even once corrected any of them on their use of “your” when they mean “you’re” or similar third-grade-level mistakes.

tootsieroll August 21, 2009 at 11:12 am

[re=392285]irisheyesagain[/re]: see I thought she came off looking like a nut on the broadcast! I could not believe what a twit she was. I actually sent it to tips so we could make fun of her.

dum librul August 21, 2009 at 11:12 am

Hey Wonkett please stop Glenn Beck from entering my teevees and internets becouse it is cruel!!

PsycGirl August 21, 2009 at 11:18 am

[re=392331]Redhead[/re]: They let this slip in: “I’ve never used Geico but I may have to send them some to thank them for their good taste in pulling their ads from your show.” Maybe they were confused by the number of correctly spelled words.

Norbert August 21, 2009 at 11:21 am

[re=392331]Redhead[/re]: they are not posting mine either. i was trying to fly under the radar and blend in just enough, but no dice.

Uncertainty Vice-Principal August 21, 2009 at 11:21 am


I hear you. The Kerry-Bush debates still live in my memory as having taken place at 3 am, since that’s when I got up to watch them streaming. I couldn’t shake the odd feeling that all these fresh faced people were up and milling around the debate hall in the middle of the night back there.

I’ve been here since before Bush was elected the first time, and sometimes the whole nightmarish past decade seems like something I saw through the wrong end of a telescope, like that opening line in Fahrenheit 9/11, “Was it all a dream?” which was more perfect for me than MM could have realized.

McDuff August 21, 2009 at 11:28 am

Re: the photo of Glenn — I can get Glenn shipped to me for free? Can I then run the box he’s in through a wood chipper ala “Fargo”?

Luke Warm August 21, 2009 at 11:30 am

He will be checking into a nice institution to get some much needed ahem “rest”.

Studebaker Hoch August 21, 2009 at 11:38 am

It’s time for Glen’s annual alien anal probe and electro shock therapy . Not because he needs to , it’s just one of his guilty pleasures.

Lulu_LaRue August 21, 2009 at 11:40 am

I miss my lil Glen. He gives me such chuckles.

Downtheroadapiece August 21, 2009 at 11:43 am

My money is on him showing up drunk on air next week. Granted, that’ll be hard to discern from his usual demeanor.

widget09 August 21, 2009 at 11:43 am

Please inform Wonkette when the douche-spigot returns, therefore we can resume our bombing runs. I suspect you could find him in crazytown.

Tundra Grifter August 21, 2009 at 11:46 am

[re=392269]Hawaiiexpat[/re]: My post from “Anita Handjob, Blue Ball, PA: I will boycott any company that boycotts a show because boycotts are wrong…etc., etc.” didn’t make it through the moderator.

I think the way to go on this one is waay overboard supporting Glenn. What is the sappyest message of support they will post? It is possible to go too far? My money says “Nope.”

Sussemilch August 21, 2009 at 11:49 am

He’s in recovery after having Cheney removed from his undisclosed location.

Notalib August 21, 2009 at 11:53 am

SO if no one takes a vacation in August but the French that explains why Obama is going on one this weekend. Let me explain this for you libs, the French are socialist, Obama is a socialist, so …..oh never mind you guys will never understand.

JooJoo Bee August 21, 2009 at 12:02 pm

[re=392243]CorkPopper[/re]: Come on. Don’t be a pussy. Brandy in my morning cappuccinos is what gets me out of bed mornings.

Katydid August 21, 2009 at 12:05 pm

Well, the e-mail from Glenn’s PR team proves he planned his vacation, since we all know it’s technically impossible to change the date on a computer.

lawrenceofthedesert August 21, 2009 at 12:16 pm

Glenn Beck, Glenn Beck… oh, yeah, didn’t he play goalie for the Blackhawks when they had Bobby Hull and Stan Mikita? No? Oh, that was Glenn Hall, I think. Glenn Beck — that skinny guy who writes those fairly interesting songs and keeps trying to be the Brecht-Weill of rock? Just Beck, I see… Glenn Beck, Glenn Beck…

FMA August 21, 2009 at 12:20 pm

[re=392385]Tundra Grifter[/re]: “Glenn Beck cured my dog’s cancer. Or it might have been Jesus. I always get the two confused.”

GreatOldOnesParty August 21, 2009 at 12:34 pm

[re=392285]irisheyesagain[/re]: 0:51-1:00
‘Nuff said.

liquiddaddy August 21, 2009 at 12:40 pm

Matthew “Hiltzik”? Hilt-zik? “Zik” (in Summarian) = liar, nee “lar” = “Hit-lar” = HITLER!!1! DON’T YOU PEOPLE GET IT!

GreatOldOnesParty August 21, 2009 at 12:59 pm

[re=392385]Tundra Grifter[/re]:
Try to get this past their mods.

Aziz al-Nistani, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Brother Beck is truly a soldier of Allah. Woe to those who would silence him!

JoeMac August 21, 2009 at 1:11 pm

[re=392269]Hawaiiexpat[/re]: You know it was absolutely delightful to have access to all of his advertisers so that they could get my emails of love and support for Glenn.

the problem child August 21, 2009 at 1:11 pm

[re=392395]Notalib[/re]: Not when you try to explain it like that, we won’t.

gurukalehuru August 21, 2009 at 1:13 pm

Bonne vacance, Monsieur Beque! Soit pas trop presser a retourner.

JoeMac August 21, 2009 at 1:16 pm

Gee my post didn’t make it on to the Glenn Beck site, so much for freedom of speech.

dum librul August 21, 2009 at 1:22 pm

[re=392395]Notalib[/re]: I love you so much and hope you never leave. It’s like we’re a snarky team who makes fun of raging wingnut lunatics, and you’re the buck toothed, toe-lacking mascot dressed up to really look like one who runs out onto the field during the seventh inning stretch and chases hotdogs around the base paths as hilarity ensues.

Bearbloke August 21, 2009 at 1:24 pm

Like [re=392102]I[/re] said yesterday, ol’ Fuck-face Glenny’s sudden holiday will give him quite a bit of time to manifest those suicidal ideations that infest his already-deservedly-damned soul….

So, who’s making odds of the what/when/where/how?
Do you take Paypal?

Morgan August 21, 2009 at 1:31 pm

I think he’s busy securing that lucrative Tucks sponsorship.

AutomaticPilot August 21, 2009 at 1:33 pm

[re=392395]Notalib[/re]: I think I get it, but just need your help: Is it that anyone who vacations in August is a Socialist? or that all Socialists vacation together?

Death Panel Wagon August 21, 2009 at 1:41 pm

[re=392279]Rodney Badger[/re]: sometimes it’s too early to start drinking simply because you haven’t stopped from the last time, or as my people call it, yesterday.

You can’t start what you haven’t stopped.

Oldskool August 21, 2009 at 1:42 pm

This story won’t have a happy ending until TMZ has video of him curled up in an alley covered in newpapers and wimpering like a baby.

Hawaiiexpat August 21, 2009 at 1:47 pm
snoidoid August 21, 2009 at 1:48 pm

I’m guessing that if Beck is on a “forced” vacation that he will return when his former advertisers return from their “vacations”.

Min August 21, 2009 at 1:50 pm

I do miss him, but that’s because he keeps dodging away my car.

DustBowlBlues August 21, 2009 at 2:02 pm

[re=392259]hobospacejunkie[/re]: Stewart and Colbert gone for three weeks? Fuck. I DVR them then watch them at night while I’m getting ready for bed. (This teevee watching practice means I get the show a week or two late. Still funny, though.)

Now what will I watch while I brush my teeth with scubby night time paste and a big brush. Then floss well. Then brush with smooth paste and a small toothbrush? (I have no dental insurance. Could cha’ tell?)

In three weeks, my teeth will rot out of my head. Thank goodness for Chelsea Lately. Words, btw, seldom uttered. Hey, now that we’re (me) talking about Chelsea Handler, the day Palin resigned CH said her fantasy was for SP to host Deadliest Catch. My fantasy is Ice Road Truckers. If Todd chips in, she could do both. Although CH said that if Palin doesn’t quit giving public speeches, C’s show is the only one Palin will be able to get a guest slot on.

OK, off-topic but I did a hive inspection and some heavy lifting and I’m achy (limited prescription drug coverage, as well–fuck you, Republicans. Eat shit and die, Grassley, Snow, Other-Guy-Whose-Name-Isn’t-Ensign-But-Sounds-Kind-Of-LikeI-It) and just popped the first pain pill of the day. Cheers!

DustBowlBlues August 21, 2009 at 2:11 pm

[re=392262]Norbert[/re]: ” NPR, you never go”

Don’t even mention Beck and NPR. I’ve been bitching in emails to “The Takeaway” because they don’t have that charming, funny black woman with an English accent on anymore (Pheme Oke? I can’t spell it) and have been foisting that Republican bitch Amy Holmes on me. I do not listen to that show anymore–if I want to listen to Holmes get smarmy, bullshit Repubtard hits in I’ll watch her on Faux News when she replaces Glenn “Head Up His Ass” Beck.

Okay, my narcotic driven rant just suggested the real reason Beck is off work. He’s doing hard time on John Boner’s tanning bed to burn off the pimples on his sun-deprived face that’s been up his ass forever. Okay, not funny, but I’m enjoying myself, so fuck everyone else. Clearly, what’s going on in my head really can’t be expressed anywhere but on wonket.

azw88 August 21, 2009 at 2:34 pm

More ASS SURGERY for Glenn! Which means he could have had just about anything on hime cut into, as he is a giant ass.

DustBowlBlues August 21, 2009 at 2:35 pm

[re=392276]Terry[/re]: “Nary a mention of trucknutz on that whole site!”

Fixed. The Glen Beck in the 8th ring of hell made it through the moderator. Mine should, as well. It’s very modulated.

One Yield Regular August 21, 2009 at 2:55 pm

Well, the Appalachian Trail runs through the northeast as well as the southeast, so…

But seriously, who is this tiny man? I’d never heard of him until he wrote some column about university endowments that was about the most stunningly ignorant thing I’d ever read.

Lionel Hutz Esq. August 21, 2009 at 3:03 pm

I’m either supposed to believe sources inside Fox News, or Glenn Beck sources.

My mind is about to explode.

The truth is that Glenn has been shuffled off to a FEMA consentration camp. The question is, will his re-education hold?

DustBowlBlues August 21, 2009 at 3:13 pm

[re=392623]Lionel Hutz Esq.[/re]: “The truth is that Glenn has been shuffled off to a FEMA consentration camp. The question is, will his re-education hold?”

With Michele Bachcrazy’s son, you think?

dum librul August 21, 2009 at 3:18 pm

[re=392623]Lionel Hutz Esq.[/re]: “The truth is that Glenn has been shuffled off to a FEMA consentration camp. The question is, will his re-education hold?”


Tundra Grifter August 21, 2009 at 3:39 pm

It’s hard to see if some of the Support Wall comments are parody or not:

Lea Sylvester, Huntsville, AL
I’ve stopped using any of the advertisers who pulled their ads (if I used them at all).


5765 of 5772


Sheri LaBrant, Troy, AL
I really enjoy your show. You back up your opinions with facts…and you are VERY funny! I really appreciate you testing out the raw cookie dough so your viewers would not get salmonella! :)
5753 of 5772


Matt Langlois, Naples, FL
I agree with 99% of what you talk about! I’ll Boycott the Boycotterers!!
5746 of 5772


Matila Shruggleford, Pineville, LA
Glenn, everytiime i see your picture i just want to grab your chubby cheeks and give them a twist. you make me wet.
5733 of 5772


Dam Tired, Atlanta, GA
Beck Do us all a favor and just go away
5730 of 5772


Mary Joad, Sallisaw, OK
If you need advertisers to replace Walmart, I think the company that produces TruckNutz would be a perfect fit for your target audience.
5729 of 5772


Dick Van Dyke, Hollywood, TN
How did fellow wise man Michael Savage Weiner describe you? A hemorrhoid with eyes? While you’re away, think of all kinds of crazy stuff for we, your loving fans, to lap up like dirty bath water! We love you Beckkkums!
5720 of 5772


Ima Tard, Dungville, Tx
Keep up the good work Glen! Thank you so much for doing our thinking for us , and keeping nasty things like reality and facts out of our conciousness. Everyone knows that facts and reality have a liberal bias.
5712 of 5772

Fred Chitwood, Rex, GA
Keep on telling the truth! If the old House Un-American Activities Committee was still around today most of the leadership of the democrat party would be in prison. Wake up America, read your Constitution.
5705 of 5772


An astonishing number of people are right behind Glenn, have his back, etc. Who knew he was a bottom?

dum librul August 21, 2009 at 3:58 pm

[re=392693]Tundra Grifter[/re]: Sheri LaBrant, Troy, AL
I really enjoy your show. You back up your opinions with facts…and you are VERY funny! I really appreciate you testing out the raw cookie dough so your viewers would not get salmonella!
5753 of 5772


This is actually true. Mittens’ boys all get GI Bill benefits after working to help their father be elected Presnit. We take care of those who take care of ‘Murika!

Tundra Grifter August 21, 2009 at 4:22 pm


Obie Jackson, Queens, NY
Glenn: I used to worry that I was one of the gays. Every day I listen to you and Sean and Mark and Rush and all of you got me out of it. My prayers to Jesus straightend me out and Im much better now. Thank you! PS: I don’t shop at Walmart any more. It’s tough not too but were going to make it.
5798 of 5789

- I was worried “Queens” would be a dead giveaway. And, of course, “straigtend me out…”

Apparently not!

DustBowlBlues August 21, 2009 at 4:43 pm

[re=392385]Tundra Grifter[/re]: I have no idea if I made it because I couldn’t figure out how to go to the most recent ones and didn’t want to waste much time on the petition. I tried a second one, but they wanted money for their site and I’m not parting with my $2.00 just to fuck with Beck’s adoring fans.

If you read the petition that started this thread, let me know if Mary Joad’s recommendation on Trucknutz being the perfect sponsor for his targeted audience to replace Walmart made it onto the site.

Mine was so earnest, in fact, that Faux News may be following up on it.

DustBowlBlues August 21, 2009 at 4:52 pm

[re=392693]Tundra Grifter[/re]: Thank you so much. Now I don’t have to read the petition:

“Mary Joad, Sallisaw, OK
If you need advertisers to replace Walmart, I think the company that produces TruckNutz would be a perfect fit for your target audience.”
5729 of 5772′


BTW–My name isn’t Joad, and I don’t live in Sallisaw, just in case crazed Glen Beck fans are lurking on this thread and intend to stalk me. Because, you know, ironically, here in the Dust Bowl, we have many Glen B. fans. Who have no idea it’s ironic.

Tundra Grifter August 21, 2009 at 4:53 pm

[re=392791]DustBowlBlues[/re]: After you “sign” the support petition, you are forwarded to a page that will permit you to make a donation via PayPal. Just hit “Refresh,” then Back to the signatures and you’ll find your name and comment right there.

At least, that has always worked for me (well, almost always – I think U.B. Dreamings’ comments were lost).

I got up “They can have my TruckNutz when they pry them from my cold dead fingers.”

Frankly, the petitions are low-hanging fruit (if you’ll pardon the Borat-like expression). The Support Wall is far more of a challenge – can we out-parody reality? Regarding some of those comments I’d like to say “you just can’t make this stuff up.” I can’t, however, because I already have…

DustBowlBlues August 21, 2009 at 4:56 pm

[re=392768]Tundra Grifter[/re]: I read that one and wondered whether it was legitimate, esp. the part of about how hard it was to boycott Whitetrashmart.

osama bin drinkin August 21, 2009 at 5:33 pm

ken layne and glenn beck: never photographed together. COINCIDENCE?! Also: if you shave Layne’s neck-beard and take off his ‘hipster-meets-cop’ sunglasses, doesn’t the resulting profile look mighty like a certain chubby baby-faced media sensation? Also, RHYMING PROVES THINGS: Ken / Glenn. THINK ABOUT IT PEOPLE

Tundra Grifter August 21, 2009 at 5:37 pm

I do recommend reading the Support Wall comments. Priceless! And the fuzzy area between parody and reality gets bigger and bigger and bigger and…

DBB: The other give-away was the spelling of “straightend.” And “too,” of course. And “were.” Just trying to keep it real!

JadedDIssonance August 21, 2009 at 5:39 pm

[re=392800]Tundra Grifter[/re]: Support Glenn was a lot easier before they “took the forums down” for a day or so to install fancy moderatin! We could upload pictures and use any kind of HTML tag. Now you can add BOLDS pretty easily too.

I called glenn “Certifiable,” and it got through. Gopherit also left one from John W. Gacy of Chicago telling glenn: “Don’t let those clowns get you down!”

aleks August 21, 2009 at 9:36 pm

I think it auto-accepts any message that involves “surround them.”

LoweredPeninsula August 22, 2009 at 12:31 am

[re=392244]rmontcal[/re]: I wonder how many pounds he’ll put on while he’s away.

How much does his Mexican poolboy weight? That many.

villageatrois August 22, 2009 at 5:50 am

Glenbeck has entered Re-tox.

Bruno August 23, 2009 at 9:08 pm

The brownshirts disappeared him?

Or did he go Galt, forever denying us of his TV commentary services?

2sayf August 27, 2009 at 3:14 am

Beck’s AA sponsor drops him too.
You can now add Darenn Tipple’s name to the growing list of sponsors who have dropped the doltish FoxNews show host. Tipple had been Beck’s AA (Alcoholics’ Anonymous) sponsor for the past two years; a feat many thought was impossible…

marc August 27, 2009 at 5:16 am

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