Mostly sketches. Occasionally a painting. Nothing political other than caricatures reinforcing the truism "Politics is Show Business for Ugly People".
Great laugh. Thought it had to be a recording at first it was so consistent. It deserves to be immortalized in the movies like the Wilhelm Scream.
If I were a pro ball pitcher I'd make it a hobby to go around to county fairs dunking clowns like that.In the above comment I wanted to name an actual pro ball pitcher, but my baseball ignorance prevents me. Who is currently the best pitcher around; the symbol of baseball pitchiness?
Buncake could dunk him.That laugh is standard for the tank clowns. Something that reaches out to the crowd and says "shut me up."They also have to do a big hawking spit into the tank pretty often, clearing their sinuses. Then the joke is "Looks like candy, but it's snot."When I was in high school, I witnessed our high school baseball pitcher put the clown in the tank about 5 times. The clown actually was silenced. It was almost a "hey rube" moment. No more balls for that guy, plus the clown cheated the last platform collapse by not going in the water. Epic encounter.Probably is a fairly common showdown that does occur on the fair tours.
The laugh, plus "high and dry" takes up a lot of patter time.
I like the abominable vs. chihuahua!Ellis, you are a vid-embed madman. Tell us the high school for whom your pitcher-friend played! What was the town? I'm hoping it's something like Erskine Bowels Memorial High or something....
US Grant HS, Okla City OK. SR '7150 years ago.
I just remembered the pitcher's name. Phil Morales.
Dead GeneralsI had the yearbook with these photos. About 4 or 5 of these guys were in many of my classes. I must have slackers for my graduating group. I don't see 1971. But it turns out that Phil Morales was in this group, 1970. Ahead of me a year. They list him as "missing." More like doesn't give a shit about reunion committees.
Okay, now that you've opened the subject Ellis, you need to post your high school picture.
I'm actually using the yearbook that those dead Generals came from. I apparently don't have my Senior yearbook.The picture on the baseball team of Phil Morales looks absolutely unlike the guy I remember. I remember a guy that looked like Dick Van Dyke's Dentist neighbour. Jerry. Of Jerry and Milly fame. I'll scan that group shot as well. He doesn't have a regular shot.
Nobody called me on my math. 40 years ago.
Blogger doesn't give us exclamation points tall enough to express seeing your yearbook picture.ELLIS GOODSON, TEENAGE GENIUS!!...and:!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I'm late to the party on this. I could watch that clown clip all day and never get tired of it. That laugh, the delivery - awesomeness.
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