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November 4, 2002 3:47 AM   Subscribe

Captionistas Wanted: This year's New Yorker cartoon competition, slightly more challenging than last year's is now online, awaiting witty captions until November 20.
posted by MiguelCardoso (48 comments total)

 
"Sorry, your wings are no good here."
posted by PrinceValium at 5:03 AM on November 4, 2002


"The boys in C-block say you're a little piece of heaven"
posted by nickonomicon at 5:35 AM on November 4, 2002


"So, where's home?"
posted by putzface_dickman at 6:26 AM on November 4, 2002


"I suppose you could call it ironic, but I was locked up before postmodernism really won the day."
posted by planetkyoto at 6:43 AM on November 4, 2002




I hope, just this once, it's OK to post a smaller version of the cartoon, so that one can read the captions without clicking to and fro.
posted by MiguelCardoso at 6:57 AM on November 4, 2002


"I guess you thought the no posting images on Metafilter rule didn't apply to angels."
posted by MiguelCardoso at 7:03 AM on November 4, 2002


Ever see that show Oz?
posted by bwg at 7:04 AM on November 4, 2002


"Denied parole again eh Boggie? I told you that they knew we're no angels."
posted by riffola at 7:05 AM on November 4, 2002


"Heaven announces a $5 billion hole in it's accounts. Gabriel arrested."
posted by salmacis at 7:21 AM on November 4, 2002


"I don't know if 'tunnel digging' really comes within the Guardian Angel job description."
posted by transient at 7:32 AM on November 4, 2002


"I don't care if it interferes with your halo, pal. You can't have the top bunk."
posted by MiguelCardoso at 7:38 AM on November 4, 2002


"Boy, when you guys fall, you really fall!"
posted by amberglow at 7:39 AM on November 4, 2002


"Yeah I'm sure you're innocent.."
posted by carfilhiot at 7:45 AM on November 4, 2002


"They fit fine. Now, where's my cigarettes?"
posted by liam at 7:52 AM on November 4, 2002


"For flying over a restricted area? You're kidding?!"
posted by mikhail at 7:54 AM on November 4, 2002


"Thats a purty dress ya got there fella."
posted by kev23f at 8:13 AM on November 4, 2002


"So...after I strangled Gabriel I put 'em in a duffel bag. But uhhh...I got nothin' against angels man." That's wit, yo.
posted by foot at 8:23 AM on November 4, 2002


"They're really strict about where you guys fly nowadays, huh?"
posted by dhartung at 8:35 AM on November 4, 2002


So just how high DOES this church Scandal go?
posted by KnitWit at 8:47 AM on November 4, 2002


"Stop your moping. You think there's a desk in every prison cell?"

On preview, Dhartung wins.
posted by mblandi at 8:53 AM on November 4, 2002


Too bad Heaven doesn't have any lawyers, pal.
posted by Kafkaesque at 8:54 AM on November 4, 2002


or

"That's right, I get the top bunk. We don't want any fallen angels around here."
posted by Kafkaesque at 9:26 AM on November 4, 2002


"So tell me the truth, you think Wim Wenders is a total wanker, don't you."
posted by machaus at 9:40 AM on November 4, 2002


How were you to know Oprah's Angel Network was the target of a RICO investigation?
posted by timsteil at 10:10 AM on November 4, 2002


"Who'd have thought that God would rat you out?"

p.s. I'd like to see the cartoon that goes with this caption (from the official rules): We reserve the right to cancel, terminate, or modify the contest in the event of a computer virus, bugs, tampering, or technical failures of any sort.
posted by LeLiLo at 10:25 AM on November 4, 2002


We don't take kindly to cherub molesters in here, dude. You're going to be doing some hard time.
posted by madamjujujive at 10:39 AM on November 4, 2002


Don't you just hate Tavares?
posted by ginz at 10:41 AM on November 4, 2002


"Guess you found out the hard way not everyone likes being touched by an angel."
posted by turaho at 10:45 AM on November 4, 2002


"File-sharing. How 'bout you?"
posted by goethean at 10:50 AM on November 4, 2002


Yea, I remember when ethics were for Angels.
posted by thomcatspike at 11:27 AM on November 4, 2002


So, how much angel dust were you holding, anyway?
posted by mr_crash_davis at 11:47 AM on November 4, 2002


"So the World Series was fixed, huh?"
posted by gwint at 11:55 AM on November 4, 2002


"Who knew they'd book a guardian angel for stalking?"
posted by riffola at 12:09 PM on November 4, 2002


"Don't look so down. Lucifer only got dominion of Hell when he fell. You scored!"
posted by trojan_horse at 12:27 PM on November 4, 2002


I don't care where your duck puts its head, just don't do it on my bunk.
posted by putzface_dickman at 12:52 PM on November 4, 2002


Yeah yeah. You're innocent. I'm innocent. We're ALL innocent.
posted by scalz at 12:55 PM on November 4, 2002


Say, is that your halo on the floor?
posted by bowline at 1:43 PM on November 4, 2002


"Twenty bucks, same as in town."
posted by claxton6 at 1:45 PM on November 4, 2002


"Conjugal visits? I wish."
posted by DakotaPaul at 1:50 PM on November 4, 2002


"I don't get it. I shot you and now all you want to do is hang around and whine."
posted by pyramid termite at 2:39 PM on November 4, 2002


So this is purgatory! How long 'til heaven?
posted by thomcatspike at 3:01 PM on November 4, 2002


"So, let me get this straight. These wings of yours...they vibrate?"
posted by bradlands at 3:34 PM on November 4, 2002


"you know, i always pictured heaven being more exciting then this."
posted by NGnerd at 4:22 PM on November 4, 2002


"You're not pulling off a Shawshank Redemption in here, pal."
posted by murmur at 4:26 PM on November 4, 2002


"Welcome to heaven. I will be the first of your seventy-seven virgins."
posted by Stan Chin at 4:30 PM on November 4, 2002


I believe my captions are funny...and dark.

"If you're really an angel, I must be in hell."

"2 cigarettes for the halo, another 3 for the wings. That's my final offer."
posted by jacobw at 8:59 PM on November 4, 2002


You'll be out in five with good behavior.
posted by Toe E Jaleo at 5:50 AM on November 5, 2002


"I capped a coupla pigs. And you?"

"I flew too close to The Son."
posted by Secret Life of Gravy at 4:44 PM on November 5, 2002


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