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Question of the day

Friday, Aug 27, 2010

* It’s Friday, so let’s go with a light one. Congressman Mark Kirk on stage…

* The Question: Caption?

- Posted by Rich Miller        


70 Comments
  1. - Reggie P - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:45 am:

    Rick Derringer Impersonator of the Year 2003


  2. - 47th Ward - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:46 am:

    Can I get an amen? Praise the Lord!


  3. - Third Generation Chicago Native - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:46 am:

    And the highest bidder is…….


  4. - VanillaMan - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:47 am:

    “I can’t hear you!”

    OFF THE STAGE! OFF THE STAGE! OFF THE STAGE!


  5. - sal-says - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:49 am:

    1 — 2 — 3 — strikes — your — out ?

    At the old ball game…


  6. - Living in Oklahoma - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:50 am:

    Mark Kirk listens to applause after finishing off his Karaoke version of “I Will Survive.”


  7. - MKA1985 - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:51 am:

    “SWEEEEEET CAROLIIINE…”


  8. - GOB Bluth - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:54 am:

    When I say “MOB,” you say “BANKER”…….”MOB”


  9. - Ghost - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:54 am:

    Kirk: “There I was taking out an AA battery with nothing but a sharpened pencil (mic out for applause….) /crickets chirping


  10. - Bring Back Boone's - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:56 am:

    Cash Rules Everything Around Me. Dolla dolla bill y’aauhhhaaaauhhhhahhhauhhhhll


  11. - FillB - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:57 am:

    When I say “flip” you say “flop”

    FLIP!


  12. - ShadyBillBrady - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:58 am:

    Looks like the classic Phil Donahue pose after asking a question to a member of the audience. So. let’s go with a Phil Donahue quote for the caption that I believe is fitting:

    “At first, I thoroughly enjoyed being famous.”


  13. - Commonsense in Illinois - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 11:59 am:

    Mark Kirk interviews an eyewitness to his military heroism…


  14. - Lt Guv - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:00 pm:

    Kabul, are ya feelin’ alright?


  15. - Are Ya Kiddin' Me? - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:00 pm:

    No really, I’m not making this up….”I was named MTV’s Entertainer of the Year in 2009 and elected to the Rock n Roll Hall in 2010.”


  16. - ShadyBillBrady - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:01 pm:

    A couple others from Donahue:

    “Marlo taught me things I thought I knew.”

    or

    “I could never understand how we could put 120,000 Japanese behind a fence in World War II. I remember being bewildered about that (when I was over there fighting)” … patenthetical statement added by me of course.


  17. - Vole - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:02 pm:

    “Here I come to save the day!”


  18. - Lincoln Parker - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:02 pm:

    Mark Kirk’s finds a way to not lie in public anymore.


  19. - wordslinger - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:03 pm:

    “Here’s a little number John and Paul and I layed down while tripping in India at the ashram…”


  20. - Jake from Elwood - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:03 pm:

    The originator of the shoegazer music movement.


  21. - Cincinnatus - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:11 pm:

    “I also played the Statue of Liberty in a fourth grade play.”


  22. - Cincinnatus - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:13 pm:

    “I did it Myyyyy Wayyyyy….”


  23. - Davey Boy Smithe - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:18 pm:

    “What do you think about my initials on my front pocket?”


  24. - Corey - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:18 pm:

    So I jump ship in Hong Kong and I make my way over to Tibet, and I get on as a looper at a course over in the Himalayas.

    A looper, you know, a caddy, a looper, a jock. So, I tell them I’m a pro jock, and who do you think they give me? The Dalai Lama, himself. Twelfth son of the Lama. The flowing robes, the grace, bald… striking. So, I’m on the first tee with him. I give him the driver. He hauls off and whacks one - big hitter, the Lama - long, into a ten-thousand foot crevasse, right at the base of this glacier. Do you know what the Lama says? Gunga galunga… gunga, gunga-lagunga. So we finish the eighteenth and he’s gonna stiff me. And I say, “Hey, Lama, hey, how about a little something, you know, for the effort, you know.” And he says, “Oh, uh, there won’t be any money, but when you die, on your deathbed, you will receive total consciousness.”

    So I got that goin’ for me, which is nice.


  25. - MOON - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:19 pm:

    ” Heil “


  26. - Rahm's Parking Meter - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:22 pm:

    Y-M-C-A! SING IT EVERYBODY


  27. - A.B. - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:24 pm:

    “Thank You…oh crap, what town am I in now?”


  28. - in the know - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:27 pm:

    “SHOW ME THE MONEY!”


  29. - in absentia - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:34 pm:

    You put your right arm in
    You put your right arm out
    You purt your right arm in
    …and shake it all about
    You do the Hokey Pokey and
    Turn yourself around
    That what its all about….

    *sigh* I gotto go save somebody


  30. - KeepSmiling - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:45 pm:

    “I’m just going to let you tell the story for me so I don’t screw up again.”


  31. - Vote Quimby! - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:46 pm:

    I am honored to be named your American Idol


  32. - Anonymous - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:54 pm:

    “Young man, there’s a place you can go…”


  33. - I'm Just Saying - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:56 pm:

    H-E-L-L-O QUINCY


  34. - Davey Boy Smithe - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 12:56 pm:

    “Yes, that is the Moon glowing behind me.”


  35. - Anonymous - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 1:01 pm:

    Many people don’t know this, but I was the model for the Statue of Liberty. And I wrote that poem, not Emma Lazarus.


  36. - Techboy - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 1:07 pm:

    “Sailing, takes me awayyyyy……”


  37. - The End Is Near - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 1:11 pm:

    “Speak up, Dodie, because I’m not sure what my next move is.”


  38. - someone else - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 1:13 pm:

    “Once more–tell me how I should vote on unemployment benefits???? I’m lost”


  39. - Responsa - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 1:14 pm:

    OK, shout it out people. Cubs or Sox?!


  40. - the Patriot - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 1:21 pm:

    Day-O


  41. - Shelbyville - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 1:27 pm:

    “Hit it, Sheila!”


  42. - The End Is Near - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 1:32 pm:

    “When I say ‘MOB,’ you say ‘BANKER’ — ‘MOB’ . . . .”


  43. - Tex - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 1:37 pm:

    MK - “After I got back from planting the flag on Iwo Jima… man, I’m lucky to be a live…anyway, yeah, it was me who told Angus Young from AC/DC that ties work on stage…. now, I think the shorts were his idea, but wait…nahh, now that I think about it…that was me too….”


  44. - josie - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 1:45 pm:

    Kirk kicks off the rally with his campaign theme song:
    “I want YOU to want ME…”


  45. - The End Is Near - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 1:51 pm:

    “When I say ‘MOB,’ you say ‘BANKER’ — ‘MOB’ . . . .”

    Sorry, GOB BLUTH — you beat me to the punch (line). I should have read the earlier entries first.


  46. - Don't Worry, Be Happy - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 2:01 pm:

    thankyouverymuch


  47. - WOW - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 2:09 pm:

    And I was forced to tread water for 18 days while holding the 9 children I saved from drowning and trying to escape from the enemy … can I get an amen!


  48. - Obama's Puppy - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 2:11 pm:

    I say Tea, you say Party - TEA!!! …


  49. - Anonymous - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 2:15 pm:

    I want to be a dentist and I live on the island of misfit toys, with my friends, the train that has square wheels, the squirt gun that squirts jelly and Charlie in the Box. And we all know, nobody wants a Charlie in the Box.


  50. - Anonymous - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 2:16 pm:

    Is that a bad moon rising behind him?


  51. - anon - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 2:24 pm:

    Covering the 80’s greatest hits, Congressman Kirk belts out a spirited rendition of “Let’s Hear it for the Boys!”


  52. - MrJM - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 2:44 pm:

    “This next one… is the first song… on our new album…”

    – MrJM


  53. - cover - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 2:58 pm:

    “Silver wings upon their chest, these are men, America’s best.” Works for either the karaoke or the Caddyshack reference!

    MrJM @ 2:44PM, isn’t the song that follows that intro titled “Surrender”?


  54. - zatoichi - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 3:08 pm:

    Hey ho, let’s go
    Hey ho, let’s go


  55. - WRMNpolitics - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 3:13 pm:

    And now I will use this microphone to commit political hari kari!


  56. - Amalia - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 3:16 pm:

    Welcome to Howl at the Moon. I’m your new host, Mark
    Kirk. we’re celebrating Chinese New Year and it’s been
    a few months since I lost the election, but I’m lovin’
    the stylings of all you patrons coming up to sing every
    night.


  57. - flabergasted - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 3:16 pm:

    Take me to the River
    Crowd: “Dump in the Water”
    I don’t know why you treat me so bad…


  58. - Stones - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 3:23 pm:

    Let me hear you….good and loud…..a one…a two….a three…take me out to the ballgame!


  59. - Reformer - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 3:29 pm:

    Yes we can!


  60. - wordslinger - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 4:01 pm:

    “… can’t remember what I’ve done,

    I want to be sedated.”


  61. - kappakid - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 4:09 pm:

    Holla back if you sail Sunfish!


  62. - Wensicia - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 4:54 pm:

    Crowd shouts “Play Freebird!”


  63. - The REAL Anonymous fka Anonymous - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 5:59 pm:

    Good thing comments are closed. The “irony”, Rich. lol


  64. - The REAL Anonymous fka Anonymous - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 6:05 pm:

    Not closed? OK I’ll be “kind”.

    “Je suis wanna be a Rock Star.”

    You GO, Boy!!! Certainly looks as if you missed your calling in life. Never too late to begin anew.


  65. - The REAL Anonymous fka Anonymous - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 6:11 pm:

    =“Speak up, Dodie, because I’m not sure what my next move is.”=

    “Speak up, Kimberley, because Dodie just told me what to do and I did it.”

    (Confusing, you say? Hmmm….)


  66. - The REAL Anonymous fka Anonymous - Friday, Aug 27, 10 @ 6:23 pm:

    “Shout out if you can ‘feel it in your bones.’”

    *crickets*


  67. - Not - Saturday, Aug 28, 10 @ 10:00 am:

    The truth is Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is… yes, it’s based on my life. Thank you, thank you everyone. I did bring that Russian sub in safely and stop the Narco-traffickers in Columbia. Thank you.


  68. - CircularFiringSquad - Sunday, Aug 29, 10 @ 7:04 pm:

    “And then I told Rutherford, Dan you’re right if you squeeze it reaaaaaal hard the end blows up like a balloon”


  69. - jt - Monday, Aug 30, 10 @ 2:56 pm:

    What that in my ear?


  70. - AGK - Tuesday, Aug 31, 10 @ 11:03 am:

    “I misremembered the lyrics, help me out guys”


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