Whiskerino 2009

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  • posted: December 10 @ 7:28pm
"Because I am the most shallow person in the world, my mission is to see men's formal wear change a little bit. It is too rigid! Everybody looks like a penguin!" - Steven Cojocaru

"In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order." - Florence King

"There's a snake lurking in the grass." - Virgil

"The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up." - David Herbert Lawrence

"You know, you can touch a stick of dynamite, but if you touch a venomous snake it'll turn around and bite you and kill you so fast it's not even funny." - Steve Irwin


mattyc says:
wow...that's a whole lot of related quotes.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:32pm -
Yogi Beard says:
Such relevance for so simple a picture. Awesome!
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:34pm -
hale. says:
you and @scrivener should compete in the whiskerino academic decathlon.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:40pm -
Sir Squire says:
@hale - In 2007 I wrote and presented a gender studies paper on Whiskerino. Yeah.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:42pm -
mc sauce says:
the quotes really boost the photo. nicely done @SerSquire
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:49pm -
mc sauce says:
sorry cant type @SirSquire
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:50pm -
Gavin says:
I wonder if a snake has ever eaten a penguin. my guess is probably not.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 7:55pm -
wondermade says:
@gavin They have penguins in Africa. Clame for the (terrifyingly fast) mamba that lives in the same area as the penguins do. Put the two together and I bet snakes have munched on penguins before.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 8:11pm -
elegant_chaos says:
So cute, but I believe the juvenile penguin is actually grey and fuzzy, not much like men's formal wear at all.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 8:20pm -
Chally says:
W'rino sophism is on the rise.

@Gavin, if it ever has happened, I bet it went down very smoothly due to the penguin's shape and slickness.
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 8:24pm -
folliclejuju says:
deep thoughts. strange photo. cool t-shirt. 3 for 3!
Posted: Dec 10th, 2009 - 9:29pm -
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