That is Priceless by Steve Melcher for August 29, 2023

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    BE THIS GUY  6 months ago

    When noblemen go for the “clown look.”

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 6 months ago

    It’s just missing the cans of beer.

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    rmremail  6 months ago

    No, I don’t beat my wife, why do you ask?

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    Tyge Premium Member 6 months ago

    ♬I’m too sexy for my hat…♬

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    ronaldspence  6 months ago

    Rupert was proud of the balloon animal hat he was given at Chuck E. cheese…

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    Bilan  6 months ago

    Yet another artist that used the wrong f-stop on his paintings.

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    Exasperated999  6 months ago

    Early cheerleader’s outfit

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    cdward  6 months ago

    “If my wife says she’s missing one of her toys…”

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    blackman2732  6 months ago

    Bartholomew felt the painting would prove his point once and for all. He did wear the outfit better than his wife.

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    Slowly, he turned...  6 months ago

    He probably has the candy in his pocket.

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    jdculhane46  6 months ago

    Frank had a tendency to overdress for his trips to Dollar General

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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    When chrysanthemums grow from your head/

    Long before you are even dead,/

    And grow right through your hat,/

    There’s a reason for that:/

    You are probably overly bred…///

    Like “ ‘mums”, Hapsburgs are “hothouse fruits”/

    Though “The lip” makes them unsightly brutes./

    It is painfully plain/

    The Imperial strain/

    Is now bred to pointless pursuits./

    For centuries, born to rule/

    Now mostly they sit and drool/

    And this strange-looking chap/

    In the curious cap/

    Is flapping pompoms like a fool.///

    An infusion of peasant genes/

    Might enliven these Royal “has-beens”/

    Generations (like, dozens !)/

    Of breeding with cousins/

    Produces some very strange scenes…

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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    The first version of Ronald McDonald – revision was definitely in order.

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    phritzg Premium Member 6 months ago

    How Chuck Barris was inspired to create The Gong Show.

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    MS72  6 months ago

    Red Auerbach’s great, great grandfather?

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    wincoach Premium Member 6 months ago

    He knew folks were whispering about his outfit, but he stood proud, mainly because no one would ever know about the thong underneath it all.

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    aerotica69  6 months ago

    Papa Longstocking.

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    Linguist  6 months ago

    George Sanders was not really a bad actor in period pieces. He was just incredibly boring!

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    Khatkhattu Premium Member 6 months ago

    What should I wear as a Halloween costume to the ball? Bozo the Clown or a Cocker Spaniel?.

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    Buzzworld  6 months ago

    “Don’t like my outfit? Well kiss this.”

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    Rev Phnk Ey  6 months ago

    What happens when your lightsaber has blockage.

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  6 months ago

    When you want to become a household name like Francisco Goya, but completely misunderstand the meaning of “going through a dark period”.

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    lagoulou  6 months ago

    I thought it was a portrait of a Court Jester…

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    Honorable Mention In The Banjo Toss Premium Member 6 months ago

    Bed, Bath, and Beyond, about to go out of business, was offering great deals on sauce stirrers.

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    mabrndt Premium Member 6 months ago

    Emperor Charles VI

    Paste (including the quote marks) 

    "Category:Portrait paintings of Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor" Wikimedia 

    (syntax supported by the Google, Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, Ecosia and Yandex search engines) in the browser address bar (or search for it using one of those search engines) and choose the first Category: found and once there find the text string 11234, and click its link for info and links that point to more info (perhaps best viewed using Google Chrome, which can translate most webpages if necessary) about this roughly life size painting.


    Again, a larger strip image is shown by (Ctrl- or right-) clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s MASTERPIECE #3178 (August 28, 2023) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment, and using the dropdown menu (even larger, if you trim what’s after .png from the URL). I have added a comment there (awaiting Mr. Melcher’s approval) pointing to info about this artist I used to point to here. Only work by him used here so far.

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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    Nuthin is as drastic as a decadent dynastic in the mornin…

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    Jeffin Premium Member 6 months ago

    Got it, Binky.

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    d1234dick Premium Member 6 months ago

    poor man, he doesn’t look very happy.

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    mshaw Premium Member 6 months ago

    “Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor in Black,” ca. 1730

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    Running Buffalo Premium Member 6 months ago

    What am I going to do with the scepter? Find out in the mornin …

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    JH&Cats  6 months ago

    Thanks, I designed it myself. This one’s called Buttons and Bows.

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