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Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™

It's Friday, which means it's time for the Wizbang Weekend Caption Contest™. Enter your best caption for the following picture:

Al Sharpton addresses mourners during a public viewing of legendary singer James Brown's coffin at the Apollo Theater in New York December 28, 2006. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

Winners will be announced Sunday.

Update: Winners announced. Click on the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.


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Comments (58)

Al Sharpton announces his l... (Below threshold)
John Irving:

Al Sharpton announces his latest career move, into the porn business.

The Harlem Zionist Regime m... (Below threshold)

The Harlem Zionist Regime must be stopped!! Oh... wait... they're not jewish. Nevermind. Carry on then.

Jealous of the hoopla surro... (Below threshold)

Jealous of the hoopla surrounding Obama after the the discovery of his middle name, Al Sharpton changes his middle name to "Capone".

"And on this, the day I col... (Below threshold)

"And on this, the day I collect more money for falsifying yet another act of racism against my people, you ask me for a favor?"


"James Brown is gone, brothers and sisters. NOW I finally have the best hair in Harlem. Suck on that, Jesse!"

You talk about vengeance. I... (Below threshold)

You talk about vengeance. Is vengeance going to bring your son back to you? Or my boy to me?

"James Brown is NOT DEAD! ... (Below threshold)

"James Brown is NOT DEAD! It's all a hoax! And I of all people should know about hoaxes!"

"Now, I raise a toast to the Godfather of...hey, who stole my spliff?!"

Al Sharpton cashes in yet a... (Below threshold)

Al Sharpton cashes in yet again by milking PR from the death of another more talented black man.

Al Sharpton once again cyni... (Below threshold)

Al Sharpton once again cynically wraps his race-baiting extortion shtick in the mantle of religion.

Al Sharpton...making an off... (Below threshold)

Al Sharpton...making an offer I can easily refuse.

Al Sharpton announces he is... (Below threshold)

Al Sharpton announces he is producing a new black mafia tv show called the 'Baritones'...a spin off of the 'Spopranos'. You got a problem wit dat?

"I'm gonna make 'um an offe... (Below threshold)

"I'm gonna make 'um an offer I can't understand"

You don't want to be labele... (Below threshold)

You don't want to be labeled a racist and face a boycott?

Make me an offer I can't refuse.

Mr. Hanky gives a heart-fel... (Below threshold)

Mr. Hanky gives a heart-felt eulogy....

Al annnounce that since Chu... (Below threshold)

Al annnounce that since Chuck is dead he's the new Godfather, of what though no one is sure.

Carrion always brings out t... (Below threshold)

Carrion always brings out the vultures.

The Rev. Al Sharpton dislik... (Below threshold)
Phil Snyder:

The Rev. Al Sharpton dislikes the effects of the new Truth in Advertising laws.

Look, it's the Godfather of... (Below threshold)

Look, it's the Godfather of "Stole".

The second cousin, twice re... (Below threshold)

The second cousin, twice removed of soul.

Add an 's to announce.... (Below threshold)

Add an 's to announce.

damn, they spelled fathead ... (Below threshold)

damn, they spelled fathead wrong.

Sharpton appears at another... (Below threshold)

Sharpton appears at another Bill Clinton rally under the huge banner reading "goo father", no doubt in reference to Bill's time with Monica.

"I want to tell you a littl... (Below threshold)
Rachel Edith:

"I want to tell you a little story about a horse ..."

"Papa's Got A Brand New Bag... (Below threshold)

"Papa's Got A Brand New Bag, So Pinch Em Up!"

Q: What's the difference be... (Below threshold)

Q: What's the difference between the Godfather and Al Sharpton?

A: One is a bloodsucking, vampire-like beast who feasts upon the blood of his own people, enriching himself at their expense while claiming to be acting om their best interests and who can't be gotten rid of, and the other one's Italian.

Wasn't Ron Jermey called th... (Below threshold)

Wasn't Ron Jermey called the Goo Father?

He's ranting at the crowd b... (Below threshold)

He's ranting at the crowd because the corpse of James Brown has more class than the very alive Al Sharpton.

The hardest working man in ... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

The hardest working man in race hustling!

Dearly beloved we are gathe... (Below threshold)
spurwing plover:

Dearly beloved we are gathered here to today to BLAHHH BLLAAAHH BBBBLLLLAAAAHHHH BBBBLLLAAHHHH

And while any man with a mo... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

And while any man with a modicum of decency or shame wouldn't have chosen the funeral as the appropriate time to claim a portion of the deceased's estate, Al Sharpton was never-the-less on top of his game.

Wimpering Man: "But Don, ho... (Below threshold)

Wimpering Man: "But Don, how will you make the white people pay?"
The Godfather: "Let's just say that I'm going to make them an offer they can't refuse."
The Godfather: "Tom, get me Tawana Brawley."

"Dammit, you were supposed ... (Below threshold)

"Dammit, you were supposed to tell the florist that James Brown was a GOOD father!"

The gathered mourners gaspe... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

The gathered mourners gasped in awe at the reverend's pleated, worsted wool jogging suit adorned with 24K gold medallions.

After awakening to find the... (Below threshold)
Baron Von Ottomatic:

After awakening to find the horse's ass at his funeral, James Brown shockingly realized mafia was serious about reclaiming their "Godfather" moniker.

Does that say, GOO FARTER?<... (Below threshold)

Does that say, GOO FARTER?

The God Father of Soulless<... (Below threshold)

The God Father of Soulless

Im n ur base, steln yur Jhe... (Below threshold)

Im n ur base, steln yur Jheri Curl

All praise and glo... (Below threshold)

All praise and glory to the Goo Farter!!

You know, the horse head wa... (Below threshold)

You know, the horse head was bad enough, but now they just had to leave the ass

"Jump back!....Wanna kiss m... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

"Jump back!....Wanna kiss myself!....Talk too much!.....Heyyyyyyyyy!...Uh!"

Peter F., that's two weeks ... (Below threshold)

Peter F., that's two weeks in a row now you beat me to it!!! DANG it!

And that is funny stuff...

God Father? Of what? Soul... (Below threshold)

God Father? Of what? Soul? WTF is a soul?

GOO Father? WTF? I suspect ... (Below threshold)

GOO Father? WTF? I suspect The Cos was right about this ebonics shit.

Publicity whore, Al Sharpto... (Below threshold)
P. Bunyan:

Publicity whore, Al Sharpton, desecrates another funeral with his socialist regressive ranting.

Soul Nazi: "No Soul for you... (Below threshold)

Soul Nazi: "No Soul for you."

"Papa's Got a Brand New Win... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

"Papa's Got a Brand New Windbag."

Al Shaprton's Next Album: "... (Below threshold)
Peter F.:

Al Shaprton's Next Album: "Live (and Annoying) at The Apollo."

(Tom B.: Ya snooze, ya lose. ;-) Kidding...We must be the same age; our pop culture references are wayyyy too similar. LOL)

"I am a busy and important ... (Below threshold)

"I am a busy and important person. I have been chosen to pull the lever that will result in the hanging of Saddam Hussein. I feel good. I knew that I would."

Dear God in heaven, please ... (Below threshold)

Dear God in heaven, please let there be oranges nearby!

"...and if he hadn't retire... (Below threshold)

"...and if he hadn't retired while in his prime, I am here to say he'd STILL be the NFL's alltime rushing lead-...huh? What?...oh...THAT James Brown..."

"You all may not know this,... (Below threshold)

"You all may not know this, but he emulated my hairstyle."

Peter F.: No problem, I got a great laugh out of it...you must be a *YOUNG* 40 also.

"...dear God, please bless ... (Below threshold)

"...dear God, please bless our precious First Grade Sunday School class for crafting this extraordinary banner for the altar out of the church's toilet paper roll remnants. A special thanks goes to Brother Janitor Earl for helping out in this blessed project..."

A vote for me is a vote for... (Below threshold)

A vote for me is a vote for the AL-mighty!

"Damn, by my calculatin' we... (Below threshold)

"Damn, by my calculatin' we's just lost another M----- F------ five votes each election."

But enough about him, I ... (Below threshold)

But enough about him, I know you came to hear about my time as the man's tour director -- I taught him how to sweat and the cape? ...my idea, too.

"Today, we pay tribut... (Below threshold)

"Today, we pay tribute to the hardest slapping man in show business"

The Godfather of soul get's... (Below threshold)

The Godfather of soul get's eulogized by the Godfather of bull!

"And while we are praying o... (Below threshold)

"And while we are praying oh Father, we once again beseech thee to heal Don King's hair!!!"

Update: <... (Below threshold)

Update: Winners announced. Click on the link to read the winning entries. The contest is now closed.






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