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Barack Obama Attacks Departing Staffer

The Official White House Caption on this shocking Pete Souza photo reads, “President Barack Obama jokingly reacts to news that staffer Nora Becker will be leaving to pursue a joint MD and PhD in healthcare economics during the White House staff picnic on the South Lawn, June 26, 2009.” Eh, looks to us like he’s just cold lungin’ for two handfuls of Smarty McCollegey. [White House Flickr/Pete Souza] Read more on Barack Obama Attacks Departing Staffer…
 

Bush to Take Blair to New Band Night at CBGB’s

As we’ve said a few times, the rumors of trouble in the Bush marriage are certainly plausible to us, but once you throw a Condi affair into the mix, we don’t buy it. CNN’s online photo editors, though, present a much more convincing case. Read more on Bush to Take Blair to New Band Night at CBGB’s…
 

Our Entry In the HuffPo Caption Contest

“No, Dominic, I said gold. I want a gold frame. Yeah, with a sort of blue-gray matte. Can we draw a penis on his forehead with a Sharpie? All right, that one’s just for us.” Read more on Our Entry In the HuffPo Caption Contest…
 

BREAKING: ‘POST’ CAPTION EDITORS CORRECTLY IDENTIFY BLACK GUY

We kinda like this new “identifying people not in the frame” photo-captioning method. Though it could lead to abuses and charges of bias, of course. For example: This photo’s original caption was “Senator Barack Obama and, below from left, Noam Chomsky, Fidel Castro, and Reanimated Zombie Lenin.” Read more on BREAKING: ‘POST’ CAPTION EDITORS CORRECTLY IDENTIFY BLACK GUY…
 

Entertainment Industry Spokesman, Dead Ahead!

Scientists are split on whether the loss of over 65% of former MPAA President Jack Valenti is due to man-made factors or simply the cyclical nature of show business. Bonus Alternate Joke: This undated photo provided by the Palm Beach Daily Journal shows the East Greenland Icebergs celebrating the 40th anniversary of their their calving from the Kangerdlussuaq Weinsteins. Read more on Entertainment Industry Spokesman, Dead Ahead!…