That is Priceless by Steve Melcher for October 03, 2023

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    BE THIS GUY  5 months ago

    The school headmaster was prepared wack the artist’s knuckles if he wasn’t satisfied with the portrait.

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    rmremail  5 months ago

    While white-collar pillaging was certainly much easier, Olaf still missed the joy of swinging his battle ax.

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 5 months ago

    Dwight Schrute’s great grandfather will whack anyone with his stick if they put his stapler in jello.

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    Bilan  5 months ago

    The full moon is waning, so he’s coming back to normal.

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    Zykoic  5 months ago

    Red Skeleton’s Great-Granddad.

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    maureenmck Premium Member 5 months ago

    Good one! As I was scrolling down, before getting to the caption, I thought “Rainn Wilson”.

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    PraiseofFolly  5 months ago

    When Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (famous Norwegian author who won a Nobel Prize) got Writer’s Block, it definitely was not a good time to take his photo or paint his portrait.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.Org/wiki/Bjørnstjerne_Bjørnson

    Humorous bit within the Wikipedia article: When Norway was attempting to dissolve the forced union with Sweden, Bjørnson sent a telegram to the Norwegian Prime minister stating, “Now is the time to unite.” The minister replied, “Now is the time to shut up.”

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    MY DOG IS MY CO PILOT  5 months ago

    He looks like Kelsey Grammer.

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    cdward  5 months ago

    Dwight was the first person I thought of when I saw this. Excellent.

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    phritzg Premium Member 5 months ago

    After his rescue from Gilligan’s island, the Skipper found success as a guidance counselor at an all-boys school.

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    Egrayjames  5 months ago

    Another great moment in phallic portraiture …… C’mon, Someone had to say it!

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    Econ01  5 months ago

    Now, Emily, I’ve forgotten whose turn it is to get spanked, so it’s your choice.

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    Buzzworld  5 months ago

    “I’ve got out my $hit stick. Let’s see what we can stir up.”

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    Call me Ishmael  5 months ago

    The most important victim of the coiffeurs and barbers‘ strike :

    He exudes a dignified air/

    And he radiates force with his stare/

    But it all comes to naught/

    Though he tries (as he ought)/

    For he cannot control his own hair..///

    He’s finding it hard to bear/

    But his barber just isn’t there;/

    That wretch, once despised/

    Has now unionized /

    And left him alone in the chair..

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    mac04416  5 months ago

    I thought it was Dr Emmit Smith’s father.

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    mokspr Premium Member 5 months ago

    Jim Henson’s neighbor after hearing what he was the model for.

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    Rev Phnk Ey  5 months ago

    Schrute is Norwegian, right?

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    davanden  5 months ago

    I don’t get this one at all.

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    Call me Ishmael  5 months ago

    What is a “Schrute”, anyhow?

    Nuthin’s as hirsute as a schrute who’s resolute in the mor-ornin’..

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    Call me Ishmael  5 months ago

    H0rny Bj0rne, the fjonicator of the fjords.

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  5 months ago

    “It’s not representative of anything, Melcher, if you know what’s good for you.”

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    Linguist  5 months ago

    School Principal Gideon Spankmore-Barebottem was a firm advocate of never sparing his rod when disciplining one of his students.

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    lagoulou  5 months ago

    “And just what do we have here?”

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    Calvins Brother  5 months ago

    “Yes I’m having a bad hair day, so what?”

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    KEA  5 months ago

    kinda looks like Garrison Keillor

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    anomaly  5 months ago

    “The crop? Oh, that’s in case I don’t like the painting.”

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    prrdh  5 months ago

    My name is Bjørn Bjørnson, I come from Wiscønsin…

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 5 months ago

    I walk loudly and carry a small stick…….

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    Call me Ishmael  5 months ago

    The object he has in his hand/

    I’ve been given to understand/

    Is called a baton/

    Which he carries upon/

    Those days when he’s leading a band.///

    Those occasions on which he has played/

    (Though conducting is not his main trade)/

    It’s frequently said/

    Any group that he led/

    Left Sgt.Pepper’s bunch in the shade…///

    By because we can not hear the flute/

    Or tuba’s deep thundering toot/

    Or the reeds and the strings/

    Or a number of things/

    He becomes just a dude in a suit.

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    Impkins  Premium Member 5 months ago

    I don’t know what he’s planning on doing with that stick, but I’ll bet it’s gonna leave a mark. :)

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    mabrndt Premium Member 5 months ago

    Portrait of the Poet Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

    Paste (including the quote marks) 

    "Category:1885 oil on canvas paintings in Norway" 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 00337, and click its link for info and links that point to more info (perhaps best viewed using Google Chrome, which can automatically 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 #3197 (October 3, 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 pointing to the blog entry with my comment pointing to info about this artist I used to point to here. So far, 2 works by him have been used here, the July 17, 2023, strip being the prior.

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    stamps  5 months ago

    I will now demonstrate how to shove it up your a$$.

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    d1234dick Premium Member 5 months ago

    Thorazine was not enough to curb his nasty thoughts, so he used the stick to hit his palm.

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    Melki Premium Member 5 months ago

    Bears, beets, and Battlestar Galactica

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    Running Buffalo Premium Member 5 months ago

    Yes, I have heard of static electricity! So?

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