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Via Gerard, the Potatohead caucus is causing quite a stir in political circles:
The Washignton Post took notice, As the Iowa Caucuses Near, This Guy Is A Hot Potato, and so did others: Mr. Potato Head Photos ‘Capture Personalities’ Of Presidential Candidates, complete with slideshow.
Don Surber‘s also blogging about it, too.
But the Potatoheads are becoming more prominent in other areas:
Some have quietly left their mark in the art world: A Very Brief History of Art, Featuring Mr. Potato Head
SYDNEY, Australia – Customs officers discovered nearly 10.5 ounces of ecstasy tablets hidden inside a Mr. Potato Head toy sent to Australia from Ireland, the agency said Thursday.
Upon opening the parcel, the officers were greeted with the smiling face of the popular children’s toy, which features a potato-like head and removable facial features. But when they removed a panel from the back of the toy, the officers found 10.34 ounces of ecstasy in a plastic bag.
Blue Crab Boulevard remembers the days (before my time) when you had to use a real potato for Mr. Potatohead.
Say what you may of the octopus-spud love affair, at least he’s not a green penis that sings and dances.
HillBilly photoshop fun
This week’s WSJ’s Five Best, selected by Thomas W. Evans, on the role of the commander in chief:
I recently received an email asking why I feature the WSJ’s 5 Best instead of NYT bestsellers. The reason is that the WSJ selections consistently have very good books that I find interesting, unlike a lot of the NYT bestsellers.
This week’s shoes:
A low boot with a low heel that looks good with jeans, dress slacks and knee-length skirts.
It’s Sunday, so it’s time to visit Pat who has the Carnival of the Insanities