Late Night Open Thread: HELP I AM BEING HELD HOSTAGE…

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was a professional actor / comedian as recently as May, which gives him an advantage over the snuffling amateur showing him off as a trophy:

Elsewhere, someone falls back on her childhood memories of Atlantic City gangster molls…






18 replies
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    prostratedragon says:

    “What is this with the hand? We do not do this thing in my country.”

    (They did of course shake hands a moment later.)

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    rikyrah says:

    That Zelensky picture😂😂😂

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    Chetan Murthy says:

    @prostratedragon: Does The Bedsore still do that thing where he tries to rip the arm off the guy he’s shaking hands with, as a dominance ritual?

    ITMFA

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    NotMax says:

    FYI, season 1 of Zelensky’s comedy series Servant of the People seems still available on Netflix., later seasons also at one time but apparently no longer. Some of the humor makes the trans-hemisphere leap intact, some not so much.

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    TS (the original) says:

    President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in New York.

    From the photo – they didn’t meet – they sat in the same room.

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    JPL says:

    trump is being who he is, but those who work for him sold their soul a long time ago.

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    I can’t find it now but somebody over at LGM said today about Kellyanne C.-

    “Root canals recover from her.”

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    WereBear says:

    Why can’t WE have a professional comedian in charge? It would be such an upgrade!

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    NotMax says:

    @WereBear

    Baud!/Krusty MMXX.

    :)

  10. 10

    @NotMax: Are you implying Baud is crusty?

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    RAVEN says:

    Waking up at 4am in the Easy. We had a fancy smancy dinner after 2 days on the water. Looks like the boys want to do the Cafe Du Monde , WW2 Museum and maybe Frenchman for some early music. Hot’n mofo.

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    WereBear says:

    @🐾BillinGlendaleCA: I think he’s going for the clown VP instead of the clown college dropout we have now.

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    SFAW says:

    I see that picture of Zelensky in the Hayes tweet, and I’.m thinking “That poor bastard.”

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    Ceci n est pas mon nym says:

    Any update on the public release of the whistleblower report?

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    Ken says:

    @🐾BillinGlendaleCA: Oh lord, are we back to that? I thought everyone was distracted by the coast debate.

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    Ken says:

    @Ceci n est pas mon nym: There are procedures for declassification, have patience. They have to take a picture of it with an unsecured cell phone, then post it on Facebook.

    (I used this in a thread below after Adam posted the real process for release, but thought I’d take this opportunity to remind everyone of that security scandal which has since been buried by a series of successively worse ones.)

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    laura says:

    Has anyone checked on Manafort to see if he’s drowned in flop sweat as his pardon vaporizes?

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