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What’s up with the pink socks, Hoss?

September 10, 2009

Blog Guy, I saw a Reuters photo from Spain showing four guys together in silly outfits. What’s the story?

I think it’s a shot from a Spanish remake of “Bonanza.” From left, that’s Hoss, Ben, Adam and…

You’re a total moron, Blog Guy. You can’t bother to read your own captions? These are bullfighters. The gray outfit is an Armani.

It says this particular annual event involves costumes from “the era of Goya,” whatever that is.

Goya? They make canned beans and mango juice and stuff.

And there’s a hilarious shot of goofy matadors going around piggyback on the shoulders of some poor guys.

Yikes! If those matadors are full of Goya canned beans, I wouldn’t want ‘em sitting that close to MY nose! Hey, you think this is the “Bonanza” episode where the bank robbers shoot Little Joe?

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Above: Spanish bullfighter Cayetano Rivera in gray costume made by Italian designer Giorgio Armani, poses before a “Corrida Goyesca” bullfight in Ronda, Spain, September 5, 2009. In the annual fight the bullfighters wear costumes from the era of 18th Century painter Francisco Goya.

Left: Spanish bullfighters acknowledge the public’s applause.

REUTERS photos by Jon Nazca

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ahahahha how can they walk in those tight pants?fisrt picture second guy: he looks like he were photoshopped in that picture or sent from another planet… or a robot lol C-3PO

Posted by Enlightened Despot | Report as abusive
 

They all look a little uncomfortable in that first picture, like they’re afraid the bulls will just fall over laughing instead of playing along with the slaughter. Bullies hate to be laughed at.

Posted by Beth | Report as abusive
 

I know! It’s like that guy on the left just woke up from a coma and found himself there!

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

Narcolepsy. It’s the only logical explanation.

 

The top photo looks like an episode of Star Trek when they were beamed down to planet Taurus….is that Matt Lauer on the right?The bottom photo is definitly a Monty Python low budget bull fighting scene.

Posted by Bill | Report as abusive
 

I am off to Barcelona today… may just go and laugh in their faces… May be they will be too ashamed to show up at another bull-fighting session…Or maybe I could go and cast some spells on them, that would make them forget that they are bull fighters, and are instead…. Flamenco dancers!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Wow!! That guy in the purple is short. It’s no wonder that they called him “Leetle Jose’”

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