Politics 2008! The MONSTER movie!

October 16, 2008

Dr. Frankenstein: Perhaps I can help you with that hump.
Igor: What hump?

frankenstein-poster-160.jpgBreaking entertainment news! Hold on to your berets, NYU film students! It turns out that in their spare time, the presidential candidates have shot a remake of  Mel Brooks’ classic, Young Frankenstein!

As you can see in the studio photo below, Barack Obama is Dr. Frankenstein, and John McCain STEALS THE SHOW as his assistant, Igor.

I’m not saying who nailed the parts of The Monster and Inga, but with veep candidates Joe Biden and Sarah Palin also attached to the project, you do the math.

The new version opens on a dark and stormy night in Washington, DC. We see the White House in a violent thunderstorm. Suddenly, a massive lightning bolt silhouettes the Oval Office, and there, electrodes protruding from his forehead…

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frankenstein-debate-360.jpgRepublican nominee John McCain reacts to almost heading the wrong way off the stage after shaking hands with Democratic nominee Barack Obama at the conclusion of the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, October 15, 2008. REUTERS/ Jim Bourg

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“Does anyone have any antibacterial hand sanitizer? I’ve got Democrat on my hand!”

Posted by K | Report as abusive

Haha! Nice job Bob! Considering the possibilities, you really did a fantastic job with that picture.

Posted by Bandage | Report as abusive

Thanks, Bandage, but this one practically wrote itself. The real credit goes to Jim Bourg’s wonderful photo.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Oh my! I think that’s my favorite picture of McCain!

Posted by Mary K | Report as abusive

Igor: “It looks dangerous. You go first.”

Posted by Dr. Doll | Report as abusive

Also kinda looks like he is trying to grab Obama’s rear.

Posted by Bud | Report as abusive

What you can’t see is that McCain just put a “honk if you think I pal around with terrorists” note on Obama’s back.

Posted by John C Abell | Report as abusive

I must say, both McCain and Obama strike me as funny. For each, I picture a rat, trying to get into a trap. McCain, as an ex-military officer, would surely understand the analogy.

Posted by Dr. Doll | Report as abusive

I thought McCain said he was going to “kick his you-know-what” not lick!

Posted by Gobama | Report as abusive

looks like Obama just dropped one … Silent but voilent

Posted by Jono | Report as abusive

OMG. This is NOT a photoshop mod?

Posted by gwmc | Report as abusive

Thank you for publishing this. I should have said this Earlier. I’d check this while at work and laugh and posted it all quick like while running around!

Let me caption this here:

‘Ew I dropped my upper plate! UGH! They fell my seat! *sigh* If I get them now, people will see! Guess I’ll just sit at an angle and blink erratically!”

Posted by Bouche | Report as abusive

JM: “This is how you do the Robot, right?! Look at stealing the young vote right out from under you!”
BO: “Whatever, John.”

Posted by Mel | Report as abusive

BO: “I can see the face you’re making, John.”
JM: “BLAST! Foiled again!”

Posted by Mel | Report as abusive

JM: “He even SMELLS FUNNY. Vote for me! Vote for me!”

Posted by Mel | Report as abusive

This was an outtake from the Aerosmith video of “Walk This Way”.

Posted by Steve Caputo | Report as abusive