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Thursday, August 30, 2007

Stephen Colbert Is On Notice Again, And Separated At Birth Continues

Okay, so I was watching The Colbert Report last night, and once again, I am convinced Stephen Colbert is reading my blog and stealing ideas from it. I made this charge before, called him out on it, and...nothing.

Did you really think something would come of it? Neither did I. But I digress. Anyway, Stephen was doing a segment about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and put up a graphic of Muppet Guy Smiley! Did I not just do two posts about Muppet lookalikes?! For those of you who are not familiar with either Guy Smiley or Mitt Romney, here is a helpful comparison:

I happen to agree, especially now, since Mitt has begun using some Grecian Formula.

However, if you look closely at Guy's most outstanding facial feature--no, not the popeyes--you'll soon be struck by the overwhelming feeling of familiarity...
Those eyebrows! And...

Holy Crap. Even the nose is the same.

Vintage Dept. of Nance --overheard at the doctor's office

16 comments:

  1. Nance, I think this borders somewhere along the lines of......GENIUS! :) Love it!

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  2. That Stephen deserves a wag of the finger!

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  3. Anonymous6:52 PM

    Wag of the finger to YOU!

    Careful about who you accuse of copying who... the episode you refer to was first aired 2 weeks ago -

    So, who should we suspect of copying who? Hmmmm?

    Warning - next week is reruns, too.

    -Jennie

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  4. Guy Smiley is sooo much cuter, though.

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  5. tera--oh, flattery will get you...everywhere!!

    i.h.--I would shamelessly wag almost anything at stephen.

    Jennie--dammit. you know, i never once thought about that possibility! i came into the show about 5 minutes late and had no idea it was a rerun. sigh. but anyway, thanks so much for stopping by and adding to the din here at the Dept! hope you do so often!! geeze...TWO WEEKS!?!?! you'd think I'd have noticed. sigh.

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  6. girlanddog--than whom? Mitt, yes. BW? NEVER. LOL.

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  7. bwahhhhh! Those are so Brian's eyebrows! Look no further.

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  8. Guy Smiley is cuter and his religion doesn't tell him that he gets to rule his own planet some day. I'm just saying.

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  9. How I wish I were not familiar with Romney and that he had NEVER been Governor of my state!!

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  10. Vintage DoN: Well, I thought I would wet myself. I don't know which was funnier: the receptionist with her sterling advice (JUST.TAKE.THE FLASHLIGT) or the other one... who reminded me so much of... me! Always looking for logic where it is not.

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  11. Mitt even has the Muppet name. I think he is a Muppet. And Smiley is clearly in need of an updated haircut.

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  12. Perfect!

    And, my dear, the baby that you linked me to, I am hesitant to "fug" a child, if you know what I mean? And would the mom be cool with that?

    scratches head

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  13. ortizzle--i know! i know!

    wordgirl--you can "just say" any old time you want to here at the Dept. i'm just sayin'.

    anali--sorry for the flashback. but really, the resemblance is uncanny. stephen is genius.

    ortizzle Take two--re: vintage post. that was the best thing i got from the dr. that day.

    scarlet--who the hell names his kid after a piece of baseball or cooking equipment? i don't get it. makes me wonder (but not enough to look it up)what the rest of the romneys are named...gasket? rake? plug? bulb?

    gina--i know, but she put it up there and asked for comments. her husband even hated the outfit. you could have probably "written around it." but i get you. no reason to alienate a top-tier blogger, either.

    jen--most muppets are.

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  14. Hello! I clicked over from Mrs. Grumpy. This is so funny. The eyebrows! The nose! Ha ha!

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  15. swistle--say hi to Mrs. Grumpy for me! and thanks for the comment. stop back again.

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