You gals ready for somethin’ real goofy?

October 6, 2010

chippendales billboard 490 this

Blog Guy, I see you’re suddenly laughing. What have  you got to be happy about? Come on, no fair holding back! Let us in on it, too.

NEWYORK-CATSHOWOkay, I guess there’s plenty to go around. A few days ago, Chippendales – you know, those male exotic dancers – lost a trademark case on their bow tie and shirt cuff outfits.

You know, they’re known for those outfits like Playboy is for their bunny costumes.

So what? Am I missing something here?

Think about it. That means now you, me, and any other guy with a bow tie and some French cuffs can go out and dance to entertain women for money. Cha-ching!

So you think the bow tie and cuffs are pretty much all you need to entertain the ladies, Blog Guy?

chippendales bunny 220Of course not. I should probably learn to do the chicken dance or something like that before I climb up onstage with my orange Halloween trick-or-treat bag. You know, for tips.

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Top: A Chippendales billboard under construction in Las Vegas, July 16, 2009. REUTERS/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus

Right: Baldwin, a Sphynx cat in a tuxedo, watches the crowd at the CFA-Iams Cat Championship in New York, October 18, 2008. REUTERS/Chip East

Left: Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner is surrounded by Playboy Bunnies as he is interviewed by television crews in a 2000 file photo. REUTERS

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Ooooooooooooooooooo lalala!!!
I am gonna be right here.. drooling ofcourse…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Ok ok before everyone begins their collective drooling over their respective eye candy please give recognition to Mr. Bigglesworth and his fine acting in the Austin Powers series! Woohoo!

Now then, let the bunnies shake those tails! :D

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Gaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah……what? I’m sorry. Did you say something?

Pardon me while I try and feel around for a crowbar to dislodge my eyes from those abs.

Posted by justK | Report as abusive

I’m just wondering, Mr. B how it is that you caught this story, but have ignored the European Beard-Growing Championship?
Wait … I just re-read the requirements to maximise page views. Hmm, crusty old guys with beards, vs eye candy for all. Not really a tough one there. Ignore previous transmission – carry on.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Just eyes, JustK? :D
Spin, couldnt agree more girl.. Yeeeeeeeehaw!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

There is the real “Situation”.

Posted by MamaC326 | Report as abusive

@Shra: Ok…the only way you could possibly know I was licking my laptop screen is….wait…you couldn’t possibly have known that. Open mouth, insert foot.

Posted by justK | Report as abusive

How did that bunny rabbit know my favorite color was blue? Oh the way she is looking at me. Makes me want to go all hippity hop. :D

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Cute bunny, but I think the OSU got the better part of this deal.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

@Ifly: LOL :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

BG, I am so excited about your stage performance! It has been a long time since I suffered, er, saw the Chicken Dance. Seeing it done in tie and cuffs will be a noteworthy event. I will gladly toss a bill or two into the treat bag!

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

Just dont hippity hop away from the blog, Mr.Pilot.. Dont think BG would appreciate that.. :D

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Speaking of things that make guys go hippity hop, Mr. B. did you hear about the Paris Auto Show and how car companies are being more conservative with what their models wear? You definitely have to cover that hogwash of a story!!

http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE68 T1X520100930

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive