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October 19, 2009

Hey Blog Guy, I saw a photo of some clowns having a news conference. What was that about?

Were they from Homeland Security?

No! These were REAL clowns! Make-up and everything!

I think they were saying who they want to send to space, since that Canadian clown went up and back.

People want these missions to be more entertaining, because folks have stopped caring about the science part.

So like who’s on the space list now?

Carnival freaks, mutants, mimes, bearded ladies… Guys who do things to live chickens you don’t even want to know about. It’s gonna be a whole new space station, I’ll tell you!

Ooooh! Ooooh! You know what would make me watch? Jugglers! I love jugglers! Can some of THEM go up there?

Um, I’m going to give you a few minutes to think about why it might not be too smart to have jugglers in a space shuttle. Come back if you need help.

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Above: Clowns smile after a news conference in Mexico City October 14, 2009. Mexico will host the 14th Latin American Clown Convention from October 19 to October 22. REUTERS/Eliana Aponte

Left: Clown looks on during news conference. REUTERS/Eliana Aponte

Right: Canadian circus billionaire Guy Laliberte smiles after he returned in the Russian Soyuz space capsule near the town of Arkalyk, in northern Kazakhstan, October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Yuri Kochetkov/Pool

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Blog Guy,

Who’s does their makeup? It looks like many of the models you’ve posted pictures of. Did the dog groomer do the yellow hair?

Posted by CAM | Report as abusive
 

As usual, Bob, you fail to grasp the gravity of the situation.

Posted by Beth | Report as abusive
 

Rob will do more coverage on this story; space permitting, of course.

Posted by Jimmy | Report as abusive
 

Wonder you did the makeup of the guy on the far right… he looks more ready for a Halloween party…

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