HAIKU D'ETAT


Pomp, circumstance, and panda bears

Posted in chinese food,crazy,dynasties,elections,entertainment,politics by thehaikudetat on 01/20/2011

A detail of a menu is seen on a place setting ...

A striking invite
list. Vera Wang, Jackie Chan
oh, and Michelle Kwan.

And then there was Babs,
who probably eats Chinese
food on Christmas day.

Read: For Hu Jintao’s state visit, a day of pomp and ceremony
Image source: Yahoo

haiku-ing the world cup, vol. 2

Posted in borrowed,crazy,entertainment,travel by thehaikudetat on 06/11/2010

not annoying

Mandela’s the king,
RSA’s the place. It’s all
’bout vuvuzelas

(courtesy of nelly!)

Read: World Cup Fans, Beware the Vuvuzelas
Image source: The Spoiler

haiku-ing the world cup, vol. 1

Posted in attractive men,crazy,travel by thehaikudetat on 06/11/2010

what's alexei lalas doing at the national zoo?

If soccer balls were
Always covered in peanut
Butter, I might watch.  

Read: National Zoo Caught up in World Cup
Image source: Smithsonian’s National Zoo
Google: Alexei

a true marital emergency

Posted in crazy,elections,farewells,politics by thehaikudetat on 06/01/2010

a convenient booth

A sad farewell to
the Gore marriage. At least we’ll
always have that kiss

at the DNC.
that extraordinarily
ridiculous kiss.

Read: Al and Tipper Gore to separate 
Watch: Happy Times – The Great Gore Kiss
Image source: BurlingtonPol

names from his father

Posted in attractive men,crazy,dynasties,elections,politics by thehaikudetat on 05/13/2010

obama 44 and obama 1

Hawaii takes a
stand. Very interesting
but my main concern:

How did I not know
Prez has a suffix? Can
we call him junior?

 

See for yourself: Hawaii State Department of Health
Read: Hawaii Limits Requests on Obama File
Image source: The Daily Mail

timor mutant ninja turtles

Posted in crazy,politics,travel by thehaikudetat on 04/23/2010

splinter would not approve

Ninjas lurk in East
Timor. Real menace or a
hidden agenda?

Image source: Cinematic Intelligence Agency
Read: Why East Timor Has Declared War on Ninjas

inconceivable

Posted in crazy,dynasties,economics by thehaikudetat on 04/21/2010

he'd be so much less scary after a few mimosas

Dear Burger King. A
mimosa without champagne?
You should be ashamed.

Image source: Of Cookies and Monsters
Read: Burger King Tests Mimosas and ‘Brunch’

stop the insanity

Posted in crazy,entertainment,nasty by thehaikudetat on 04/03/2010

 

seriously, the genetic line must end here

It is not ok
for snooki and j-wowwwwww to
reproduce. at all.

Read: Snooki & J-Woww Encouraged by Jersey Shore Producers to Get Pregnant
Image source: OMG!

why is this night different from all other nights in the white house?

Posted in attractive men,crazy,deliciousness,holiday,politics,religion by thehaikudetat on 03/30/2010

I bet elijah shows up for obama

Gefilte fish on
White House plates, yarmulke on
The President’s head.

I wonder if the
Obama children fed their
chopped liver to Bo?

Read: Next Year in the White House: A Seder Tradition
Image source: The Caucus

happy birthday, speaker pelosi!

Posted in birthdays,crazy,elections,politics by thehaikudetat on 03/26/2010

nice crown

A gift of a week
for the Speaker. I wonder
what Christmas is like?

Image source: Spitfire Murphy
Read: Nancy Pelosi – it’s her house
Friend:  Nancy Pelosi Facebook Page

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