« Previous | Main | Next »

April 08, 2011


Here's a photo of some Art:

(Thanks to MOTW)

You are invited to come up with a caption for this photo. At some random point we'll cut off the entries and declare a winner, who will receive an autographed copy of I'll Mature When I'm Dead (just out in paperback) with a retail value of $147 million.

UPDATE: The Caption Contest apparently has averted the government shutdown, so we are now closing the comments. We will announce a winner just as soon as we announce a winner. Thank you all for participating. Please resume your medications.


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Who says you can't train a fish.

"Now boarding, for Fukushima..."

My poor judgement and lack of rectitude have everything to do with art and the rubbish policy making trends of my admnistration. However let me say. Defunding for the giant bass will not be tolerated. Three guesses?

Carp-pull Chunnel Syndrome

That's the last time I rely on the government to provide trained animals!

Riders of the Miami-Dade Public Transportation System are advised to bathe after you reach your destination.

You look fabulous as always, Ms. Ga Ga.

Oh great, someone told Congress that we needed more carpooling, and they misinterpreted it.

Okay! We've stripped our new high-speed rail prototype down to the bare essentials!

The new logo for Fl. Gov. Rick Scott's money-saving merger of the Department of Transportation and Fish & Wildlife Commission.

"Everybody all aboard". I know a party train when I see one.

Choo choo shamu.

Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to build the world's first bionic giant barracuda. Better than he was before. Better, stronger, faster.

[ muffled voice ] Candygram.

Woman: Candygram, my foot! Get out of here before I call the proper authorities. You're the train-shark, and you know it.

[ muffled voice ] I'm only a dolphin, ma'am..

Woman: A dolphin? Well.. okay..

[ she opens the door, as the Train-shark pulls her screaming into the hallway ]

After a three burrito dinner, Dave experiences his most frightening 'shark on the people mover' nightmare.

In Soviet Russia, train in shark.

"Next stop, Al-tuna, Arkansas."

"You call that a cow-catcher? THIS is a cow-catcher . . . "

Poirot knew he's have to be as swift as a horse, as brave as a lion, and, above all, slippery as a fish to solve this Mystery on the African Express.

Regarding Goverment Shutdown . I write songs of social commentary . The first song is regarding government procrastinationand it's entitled- Pick Up The Trash . The second is entitled - The Economy Song

Pick Up The Trash

The Economy Song

God bless our country
Mickey Carroll

"Tragedy today as the high-speed Shark Train derailed and careened through several areas of the Bronx Zoo..."

Gotta stop drinking that Trainfish-Head beer. buuuuurp.

(I'll pass on the prize...can't afford the tax on $147 million)

So, that's where the horse head from "The Godfather" ended up!

This just might get in the way of the argument that the radiation coming from Japan isn't that bad.

The congressional committee was proud of the design of the new stimulus package, which included high speed underwater rail system: The CARP Program.

Personally the whole thing smells a little fishy to me.

Afterwards, Mass Transit instituted a "no food" policy during Lent.

Honey, I'm sick of fish. I want meat. I've had fish out the caboose!

I did not plan on entering this contest, I never win these but I really want a copy of Dave's book, and at that current price I can not even afford to walk by a store that is thinking about selling it.

Pirhana 3D, The Sequel: No Creature Left Behind

"Now hoarding...."

"I'm not just the owner, I'm also a client!"

"Doc, I think it's time to lose the Time Machine."

An unfortunate application of Sturgeon's Law, this train design incorporates an actual sturgeon.

Fish-headin on down the track.

Defish derailed in de tsunami.

The Pentagon is thrilled by Raytheon's new FishTank.

"Oh Professor? We might still have a few glitches to iron out with the teleporter...."

Jeremy the taxidermist suddenly realized where he had left his luggage - in the dining gar.

I gotta say Layzeeboy's entry looks mighty strong. Very quick to the punch there!

"Al Davis at rest, at last."

Howard started to notice the effects of the 'schrooms right in the middle of the class trip to the railroad museum . . .

mmmmmm sushi

Pardon me boy, is that the barracuda choo choo?

Looking back, Al Gore regretted campaigning on the Edmund Muskie special.

I once caught a train. THIS big.

The Great Northern Rainroad pulls out all stops to intice passengers!

Kim was amazed that his train narrowly avoided disaster in the tsunami. He just wasn’t aware how lucky he was!

Scale model.

♫ Fish heads, Fish heads
Roly poly Fish heads
Fish heads, Fish heads
Ride them up, Yum ♬

Federally Employed Lawyers Find Other Work During Government Shutdown.


This looks like a good place for a Stick-Up.

Talk about invasive species.

Big Mouth Billy sings "City of New Orleans."

Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Train a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.

Is this the smoking car?

I asked my better half to come up with a caption. All she could say was "that's ugly".

As he headed to work that day, Conductor Salmon had a lot on his mind.

Fish train + government shutdown = finny finis?

Nigel fretted over the latest technology trend -the roe-bot conductor.

Carpe Diesel

Art Car (nee: Honeymoon Special, includes lunch.)

Last Train to Sharksville

Union Pacific Salmon.

Dr. Demento employs a very clever disguise to sneak his fish head by the box office of his local cinema.

Sushi Choo Choo

Someone's gotta say it...


Sole Train.

"Paging Mr. Samuel L. Jackson. Paging Mr. Samuel L. Jackson. Please report to Eastbound Platform 3."

Did you tie that fly yourself?

You can tune a guitar, but you can't...Oh wait, maybe I was wrong.

Don't worry, Noa's train will protect us from the tsunami!

*snorks* @ Layzee WAY up there and @ Steve's Sole Train!

"And Cod said to Moses, 'An ark does not have wheels....'"

"Just keep walking until you see the train with the giant fishhead. Tell the guy you want a ticket to Peking. He'll know what to do."

You can tune a piano. You can tune a guitar. You can train a tuna. But you can't tuna...

Carp bomb damages train. Fillet at 11.

I like Notsherly's "barracuda choo-choo."

"I said ARK, Noah, not shark."

McDonald's new advertising campaign for Filet O'Fish gone horribly wrong.

"Oh crap! Another flight controller fell asleep again!"


Coming soon: The Geneticist, starring John Cusack and Sandra Bullock.

Miyagi province public works director Hirogi "Yogi" Matsushita credits his high school biology teacher Ayiza Ikanami -- and an avid interest in Godzilla films -- for his unique solution to inter-island rail transport in the wake of Japan's unprecedented disaster.

Look, I know I ordered the Kosher meal!!!

Japanese Citizen Fijikawa Yakimoto stares in Awe at the first Rail Car recovered off the coast of the Fukishima Nuclear Plant.

"Pardon me, boys, is this the Chattanooga Chew-Chew?"

Japan may have Godzilla but China has Carptraina!

Here's a photo of some Art:
Which one is Art?

Tailgating train rams into barracuda. Film at 11.

Hmmm...there's something fishy about this train, but I can't quite put a finger on it.

So, is this why fish don't need bicycles?

They shoulda nipped it in the bud after that shark...

Inspired by the Dave Barry column, Shark on the People Mover.

Psst... Chinese dude... tell it to me straight... Is there a train where my tail used to be? Ohhh sure sure.. join Carpa Carpa Diem.. a fraternity is a great way to go! Thanks mom... thanks a lot.

Were gonna need a bigger Ark!!

"Thanks for stopping, but I'm waiting for the milk train."

Ladies and Gentlemen: The 2011 Budget!

The Congressional Railroad Car...better known as the bottom feeding scumsucker special.

I ordered the kosher meal!

Not sure about the fish train but I for one am seriously worried that this govt shutdown will prevent another civil war (Kick off "reenactment" in Charleston will not happen if fort is closed).

Oh well, that solution was 150 years too late...

J Davis " Ok, No money for slaves - no budget approval."
Lincoln - OK, if that's the way you want it, I'm shutin down..."
Lee - ".. what?..."
Grant - "I'm going down to the saloon, you with me bobby?"
Thousands of future historians - "Noooooooo....!"

As the Blogwarts Express, this train is bound for allegory. Should we blame it on an active cod or upscale netizens?

OK, that smelt, but I had to include it just for the halibut.

1. A slight delay was experienced by commuters in Fukushima today, due to what officials termed as "interactions with local wildlife".

2. "Dinsdale!"

We're gonna need more tartar sauce.

1 2 »

The comments to this entry are closed.

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Copyright | About The Miami Herald | Advertise