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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

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these were their stories

Posted in deliciousness,dynasties,entertainment,farewells by thehaikudetat on 05/14/2010

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Dick Wolf says goodbye
to beloved L&O.    
New York city streets

will feel empty, with
no more film crews. But never
fear – syndication!

 

Read: Media Decoder
Image source: Law and Order Info Blog (seriously, there are many)

orange you glad I didn’t say public option

Posted in attractive men,crazy,elections,farewells,nasty,politics,travel by thehaikudetat on 03/23/2010

doom-pa-dee-do

Why did John Boehner
oppose health care reform? The
truth is in the tan.

New tax on tanning
salons, alas. Retirement
in Florida now?

Image source: Progress Ohio
Read: How healthcare reform will affect you

let us be merce-ful as well as just

Posted in attractive men,borrowed,entertainment,farewells by thehaikudetat on 07/27/2009

New forms new beauty
Dance each instant as it comes
We will miss you, Merce

 
(courtesy of anthony!)

Read: Merce Cunningham, Choregrapher, Dies at 90
Enjoy: Anthony Roth Costanzo
Image source: Ballet Dance Magazine

honesty, shmonesty

Posted in crazy,farewells,nasty,politics by thehaikudetat on 05/22/2009

nice segway

Classic Dick Vader
And torture for viewers. Time
For retirement.

Read: Dick Cheney’s Dishonest Speech about Torture, Terror, and Obama; Barack Obama’s National Security Speech

Image source: US News

and then there was maude

Posted in borrowed,entertainment,farewells by thehaikudetat on 04/27/2009

What will poor Stan do?

No Petrillo women left.

The putz stands alone.

 

Dorothy, we missed

Dear maaaa, but without you, will

We ever laugh of Brooklyn?

 

(courtesy of liz!)

 

Read: Golden Girls Star Beatrice Arthur Dies

Image source: LA Times

when in the course of texan events

Posted in crazy,farewells,politics by thehaikudetat on 04/16/2009

the all alone star state?

Secession, Texas,

Really? Really? That’s just so

1861.

 

 

Read: Texas Governor Says Secession’s Possible

Image source: Texas Secede

Farewell, Professor Huntington

Posted in academics,attractive men,farewells,politics,religion by thehaikudetat on 12/30/2008

Dr. Samuel Huntington

Civilizations
Clashed, history ended, and
The Professor wrote.
 
America – who
Are we? Like de Tocqueville, he
Gave us an answer.
 
 
Read: Samuel P. Huntington, 81, Political Scientist, Is Dead
Image source: The Boston Globe

A farewell kiss

Posted in farewells,nasty,politics by thehaikudetat on 12/18/2008
Shoes in a bush by Lou in China

shoes in a bush. clever!

Lasting legacy

For the President with the

Greatest Reflexes.

 

Read: Bush’s Shoe-Shoot Duck Becomes Internet Sensation!

Watch: YouTube

 

Old Blue Eyes

Posted in attractive men,entertainment,farewells by thehaikudetat on 09/28/2008

paul newman, 1925-2008

 

Handsome Hollywood

Legend, 65 films for

Us to remember.

 

A bright light is snuffed

Out. Paul Newman, gone, but not

To be forgotten.

 

 

Read: Paul Newman, Hollywood Legend, Dies at 83

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