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Old Lesbian Billionaire Warren Buffett Now Constantly Singing At People

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It is official. Warren Buffett, the Sage of Omaha, class warrior, and by all appearances victim of Stage Four of Lesbian Bed Death, will now use his “fuck-you” money to buy a slot and make you listen to him singing whenever and wherever he wants. He has appeared with a ukelele for the Chinese New Year, and in his latest bid for the lights of Broadway, in a newsboy’s cap from the 1930s, when he was 47 years old. See him crackle and warble — charmingly! unbearably! depending upon your affection or lack thereof for the crusty tycoon — a “funny” song about how he now owns a newspaper, the medium of the future (just ask Rupert Murdoch)!

After he finished his delightful (horrible) number, world’s famousest secretary Debbie Bosanek offered a list of things she would buy once she hit the “Mitt Romney” job creator tax bracket of like negative 220 percent. Why does old lesbian Warren Buffett hate America? [Omaha.com, via Romenesko]

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  • nounverb911

    "Why does old lesbian Warren Buffett hate America? "
    Because people still pay less taxes than he does?

  • OzoneTom

    Can I get it on iTunes?

  • nounverb911

    Is that Matt Drudge in the background of the video?

  • MissTaken

    Nothing is certain but lesbian bed death and taxes.

    • BigSkullF*ckingDog

      Lesbian bed death is tax deductible. It's true, look it up!

    • Extemporanus

      ♪♫ Wastin' away again in Obamaville… ♪♫

    • Generation[redacted]

      No more Obasms?

      • MissTaken

        I got arrested for texting while driving today. The newly-sanctioned mandatory strip search killed my desire for a little Afternoon Obasm-Delight.

        • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

          And what sort of prison riot-inducing contraband did they find in your rectum?

          • flamingpdog

            I doubt it was her rectum they were checking.

          • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

            Sorry, just had a way-too-long convo on FB about this w/ a conservative friend. He's the one who was all about limiting government power to protect our civil liberties last week (cuz Obummercare will kill freedom), but today he's totally worried random butt secrets will cause prison riots (Think of the PRISON RIOTS!!!1! –have you no sense of decency, sir!).

            I asked him what all a person could fit into their rectum which would cause prison riots. He said burner phones and drugs. I sez there's a lot of that in prisons already, and it didn't all get there because of randos scooped up on computer-error traffic stops.

            Oh well. #PoliceStateUSA! Have fun with it!

  • edgydrifter

    Clutched in his wizened knuckles is an original copy of the first–and only–funny "Marmaduke" cartoon.

  • MissTaken

    What's a newspaper?

    • http://wonkette.com/ weej_FukuiKatie

      A septic system for parakeets.

    • Guppy

      A money hole for cultists and diploma mills.

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

      Imagine if the news were actually printed on paper, and then delivered to homes and stores and street corner boxes all over the city!

      Or let's try it a different way. You know those free cartoony folded-paper things they give away to 20-somethings on els, subways and buses? Imagine if they contained news, instead of Kardashians!

    • el_donaldo

      In the case of the New York Times, a life-style pamphlet for the wealthy, essentially.

    • Negropolis

      It's one of those paper-blogs of yore, made with big metal presses and movable type and shit.

  • Joshua Norton

    Head. Hurts.

  • Extemporanus

    "How do I get to Carnegie Hall?"

    Invest, invest, invest.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Or just buy it.

  • http://wonkette.com/ weej_FukuiKatie

    How soon before a Vegas cover band picks this up?

  • http://johnnyzhivago.blogspot.com johnnyzhivago

    Anyone who plays with model trains is OK in my book!

    • Lascauxcaveman

      He's pretty adorable, for a billionaire.

      • http://wonkette.com/ weej_FukuiKatie

        But he doesn't have Duffy's tonsils.

    • SayItWithWookies

      Oh, anyone?

      (Hey, it was as close as I could get).

  • http://wonkette.com ManchuCandidate

    It's nine o'clock on a Saturday
    The regular crowd shuffles in
    There's an old man sitting next to me
    Wearing a hat and counting up his billions

    He says, "Son, can you play me some Bieber
    I'm not really sure how it goes
    But it's bad and it's crap and I heard it complete
    When my great grand kids bought some clothes."

    la la la, di da da
    La la, di di da da dum

    Sing us a song, you're the Billionaire
    Sing us a song tonight
    Well, we're all in the mood for a melody
    And you're getting taxed all right

  • An Asexual Ungulate

    There are only two things to do when you get that rich: Cocaine parties, and whatever this is. One flows naturally from the other.

  • BarackMyWorld

    I'd really enjoy seeing the clip of Fox's Eric Bolling accusing Buffet of being a "socialist" again.

    No, not really.

  • http://wonkette.com/ FlownOver

    Buffet owns Weird Harold? Why was this plain violation of the 13th Amendment not covered by the news media?

    And why don't more people pay attention to Anthony Crispino?

  • EatsBabyDingos

    Chris Christie thinks a "Warren Buffett" is like a "Golden Corral."

    • MissTaken

      War and Buffet are his two favorite pastimes!

    • Doktor StrangeZoom

      It's a smorgasbord for rabbits.

    • SorosBot

      Better than a golden shower.

      • MissTaken

        Is it?

    • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

      I'm gonna go Corral me a Buffet. OM NOM NOM NOM

  • SayItWithWookies

    Geeze — he sings like an accordion that was run over by a car. And yet people pay hundreds of dollars a ticket to hear Barbra Streisand.

  • http://Wonkette.com DemmeFatale

    Who chose the key for that group number?
    WAY too high!!
    (Chet, I know you're with me on this!)

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

      And then they go up-key a half step at the end, to really cut off their oxygen.

    • http://wonkette.com/ weej_FukuiKatie

      But they lovingly slide into almost every note.

      • Negropolis

        This is where someone offers the obligatory: "Bless their hearts."

    • Biff

      "C" is the People's Key, ftw.

  • Pragmatist2

    When you are the richest person in the world, you are not a "lesbian." You are eccentric.

  • Data Exactly

    A few centimeters into the progression of the video, I had to stop – it doesn't have to be me.

  • Radio福井県

    I smell a Tony.

    • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

      Then I flush Tonys away every morning!

    • Barrelhse

      Which twin?

    • MrFizzy

      Tony Soprano's skivvies

    • flamingpdog

      Jesuz, Slappy Thomas forgot to give Scalia his daily sponge bath again?

  • littlebigdaddy

    I'm getting whatever the opposite of an Obasm is here.

    • Blueb4sunrise

      coitus bufferuptus?

  • http://www.vinoverve.com Maman

    Couldn't someone Google the words to, "It Had to Be You"? They have the tubez in Omaha, don't they?

    • Numbat_Dundee

      It had to be you
      Just had to be you
      I've wandered around and finally found
      Someone who
      Could sing just off tune
      Behave like a lune
      And sign me a check
      Without breaking sweat
      For a million or two

  • coolhandnuke

    The patrons laughed so hard at Buffet's routine they nearly had an Omahgasm.

  • BigSkullF*ckingDog

    I don't think lesbian means what you think it means.

    • Guppy

      Does it include the vegan porn star or whatever PETA is pushing up top?

  • Beowoof

    With $50 Billion he can do whatever he wants. The very rich and the very poor a lucky in that they can go through life and not give a shit what anyone else thinks. The middle class is always worried about their image.

  • http://wonkette.com Chill-A-Sketch

    Still better than his cousin Jimmy.

    • littlebigdaddy

      If I ever hear Cheeseburger in Paradise at, say, a ski resort in Colorado, I may have to unleash the secret ninja powers that have heretofore remained secret.

    • Dashboard Buddha

      That's a pretty low bar. And, this is coming from a person who had to play JB on nights just to get paid.

  • SkinnyNerd

    There ain't no singin' worse than rich bastard singin'.

    PS: All those people there, have voices fit for print.

  • elviouslyqueer

    People, people. That *points up to video embed* is not a lesbian. This is a lesbian.

    • SexySmurf

      Those jeans are a little too feminine for a lesbian.

    • doloras

      YUMS! I'd bang her.

    • Loaded_Pants

      I remember her. Isn't she a judge on one of those sangin' shows or somethin' now?

    • not that Dewey

      I see you've played knifey-spooney before!

  • Numbat_Dundee

    Guess who also delivered papers in Omaha?

    • James Michael Curley

      Robert Capa?

    • Boojum

      Mormon Jeebus?

    • TheJasonAlexanderFanClub

      Gerald Ford?

  • Monsieur_Grumpe

    Obviously money can't buy you talent.

  • Fox n Fiends

    Grand Buffet redeux

  • James Michael Curley

    The round isn't over until Simon Cowell decides its over.

  • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

    I'm afraid to look at any of these:

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/30500320@N06/ DerrickWildcat

    A good story about Nebraska!

  • JackObin

    He sings bad enough to be on par with Lady Gaga or Madonna. They both may have more money than he does, oddly enough.

  • MissTaken

    *This* is why I refuse to watch The American Idol Voice Factor.

    • SorosBot

      How many more identical karaoke shows can take up our precious network airtime, anyway?

      • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

        The Singing Survivors!®

  • Antispandex

    " Bosanek, making her Press Club debut, offered a top 5 list of things she will buy when she gets into a lower tax bracket…"

    A Joke book, a diet plan, contact lenses, her very own penis…

  • johnnymeatworth

    Wow, Cher doesn't look so good here.

    • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

      ♪ If she could turn back ty-ime ♪

  • Callyson

    Jesus, did anyone make it past nine seconds?

    Warren, I'd trust you with my money if I had enough of it to invest in your firm. But have some mercy on the eardrums!

  • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

    Remember, years ago, when we used to laugh at this site? http://menwholooklikeoldlesbians.blogspot.com/

    • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

      Bruce Jenner and Al Franken! lol.

    • flamingpdog


  • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

    Needs moar Rudy Giuliani in skank hose.

  • SorosBot

    You didn't warn us about the second song, Jim; I didn't think it was possible to make We Are the World even more smug and insufferable, but these guys proved it is.

    • MissTaken

      Stupid work video so I can't watch. But is there some smug white pride/guilt like on Do They Know It's Christmas? That song makes me wretch annually.

      Tonight Thank God It's Them
      Instead of YOU

      • SorosBot

        Oh yes, that one's even worse; it manages to be super insulting to the African people who it's supposed to be helping.

        But this one is a bunch of self-important off-key warbling about how important local newspapers are, and how thankful they are to Buffett for saving their paper's ass. There also appears to be just one non-white person in the whole group, and I think each of us can sing better than much of this group.

        • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

          They intended it to be a parody. This is a Press Club comedy event. There's a guy specifically imitating Springsteen's bit in that song, for example.

  • OC_Surf_Serf

    Prince has really let himself go…

    • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

      Needz moar assless pants.

  • bringmeanaxe

    Debbie Bosanek: "I'm gonna buy an iMac to replace the crappy PCs that Mr. Buffet keeps getting from Bill Gates". lol.

  • MissTaken

    ♪ Let The Ego Soar ♪

  • http://intensedebate.com/people/mrblifil mrblifil

    If you enhance the video the signs of severe head trauma become quite obvious.

  • DCBloom

    Aw, Leave Warren alone. He reminds me of a very richer version of my grandpa. I think he's cute!

  • cheetojeebus

    I'm disappointed, I didn't see one top hat or monocle in the bunch.* Fat cats don't have style like they use to.

    *At least in the ten seconds I could stomach.

  • randcoolcatdaddy

    This is good news for ear plug manufacturers.

  • meatpuppet2

    The right wing as for Warren Buffet before they were against him. I wonder why….hmmmm.

  • DaRooster

    I remember my first newspaper bag…

    • flamingpdog
      • James Michael Curley

        Cruel .. so cruel, but funny.

  • Barrelhse

    At least he's changed his tune. He used to lurch into our bar- stinking of urine, vomit, and alcohol- and sing "New York, New York" all night.

    • flamingpdog

      I think you're confusing him with the guy in the previous blog post. Except mebbe he was singing "Scran-ton, Scran-ton" all afternoon.

  • http://loljazzcatz.blogspot.com/ Chet Kincaid

    OT: Proprietrix, will there be a Palin Today Show liveblog tomorrow morning? You know that shit's like catnip!

    • FakaktaSouth

      As I was sitting here contemplating the possibility of doing something like this, I started to get that same feeling I wd have as a young person when I was getting talked into going to a fraternity party or terrible bar – like if I agree to do this against my better judgment and show up then you back out or leave with some asshole I will fucking kill you. Like somehow there wd be a way I cd be abandoned alone with watching Sarah Palin. (better it should be a house full of frat boys nowadays)

    • flamingpdog

      I wish they had paired up Katie with Fred instead of Sarah. The conversation would be so much more stimulating and enlightening.

    • C_R_Eature

      You'll have to slag her without me, as I've got important and less Enraging tasks today.

      Feel free to use This , though. As much as you need.

  • rocktonsam

    "they're saying BOOOurns sir."

  • Biff

    OT but remember that Canadian campaign bus we all got a chuckle out of last month? Same politician, Danielle Smith, different problem…

  • Negropolis

    This has a whiff of Caligula, Commodus, gladiators, and acting, if you know what I mean.

    • littlebigdaddy

      And that is a whiff of manly sweat with a slight fecal undertone? I am having an Obamasm or whatever.

    • Angry_Marmot

      Needz more soft-focus porn inserts.

  • Negropolis

    I made it halfway through. Good grief. I've heard cats in heat with better tone quality and harmony.

    • James Michael Curley

      When you have as much money as Warren Buffett, the diatonic scale has 11 notes and is in the key of R.

  • not that Dewey

    Are you trying to find out if I'm a lesbian or a replicant, Ms. Schoenkopf?

    • flamingpdog

      That would be replicunt. Don't forget where you are.

  • Negropolis

    Got the wrong link, there, buddy.

  • littlebigdaddy

    It's funny–this is exactly my latest e-Harmony post. Looking for an old lesbian billionaire, even though I am a total dude. I wonder if Warren is available?

  • extreme_left

    no fucking way am i hitting play

  • littlebigdaddy

    Editrix: I agree that you have upped the voltage (or something) around here, since taking over from the old testament prophet KL, but still I think you need to improve your 24/7 support services for those of us homebound folks who want to comment on the Wonk at any hour our insomnia or medication awakens us. How about finding a good firm in Bangalore that will pretend to be interested in what we have to say at 5 am eastern time? There are a lot of us, and we want to do something before we become soylent green.

  • littlebigdaddy

    I hate cats, but could love them for a billion (really a thousand) bucks.

  • BarackMyWorld

    Gary "Shandling" Johnson is on Colbert tonight.

    • not that Dewey

      Which party's primary was he trying to win, again? Pro-immigration, pro-gay-marriage, pro-public-education, anti-war potsmoker wants to be a republican. Huh.

      • BarackMyWorld


        • not that Dewey

          Well, sure, NOW he is. A year ago he was jockeying to get into republican debates.

          • BarackMyWorld

            I see what you mean.

            To be fair, they only didn't let him in because he didn't do well in the polls they left his name off.

          • not that Dewey

            Selection bias is like the seasons, or the tides.

  • flamingpdog

    I hate cats, but I love pussy.

  • http://ifthethunderdontgetya.blogspot.com/ ifthethunderdontgetya

    Possibly Related?

    Catholic Church in Ireland investigating gay porn slideshow

    The Roman Catholic Church in Ireland has said it is investigating how a priest offering a presentation to parents on their children’s upcoming confessions instead ended up showing them a computer slideshow of gay porn…

    It's an Easter Miracle.

    • James Michael Curley

      In honor of April 2nd being the traditional 'punch line only' day;

      "Get out! You're on my side."

      • MoeDeLawn

        ..or, "Move over – you're on the wrong sodomy?"

  • ElPinche

    Needs moar David Lynch

  • DahBoner

    I want to hear him cover I can't get no Satisfaction

    …that's a-Maurrey!

  • ttommyunger

    And here I thought having Fuck You Money meant NOT having to do degrading humiliating stuff anymore.

  • TheJasonAlexanderFanClub

    Ol' Warren G. Buffet should totally duet with Rick Perry! I hear he does a great "I've Been Working on the Railroad"!

  • Dumbedup

    What the pajama clad drunken slobs ( who I really like) on this comment board fail to realize is that when you are worth 6 billion dollars, you do whatever the fuck you want to do. And people clap.