Quit Stalin, and show us the house!
Blog Guy, your readers have grown very fond of Lamar, who shows up in this blog frequently. I know he’s never photographed, but maybe we could get some kind of behind-the-scenes look at his lifestyle or whatever. He has a lot of fans out here.
Sure. Maybe you’d enjoy a tour of his elegant home. Welcome to Lamar’s living room…
Golly, I see he has quite a few portraits of Lenin. Is this some kind of radical chic thing?
No, it’s sort of a funny story. Lamar bought a crate of 244 Lenin portraits on eBay, apparently thinking they were Beatles memorabilia.
Lamar mistook Vladimir Lenin for John Lennon? Really? He’s THAT stupid?
Yes, but to be fair to Lamar, I can see how he got confused. The only John Lennon line he knew was, “You say you want a revolution…”
Oh. I guess that would do it. May we see another room?
Yes, we’re moving into the master bedroom now, but let me warn you about the decor there…
What? MORE Communist portraits? Another eBay debacle?
Yes. You see, Lamar thought he was buying souvenirs of the Marx Brothers, but…
Top: A visitor inspects portraits of Soviet leader Lenin in a gallery in Budapest November 23, 2010. The new Hungarian government has decided to sell communist-era relics, including the portraits, in an auction to be held on December 6. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo
Right: Visitors look at a painting, part of the “Totalitarian art” exhibition at the National Art Gallery in Sofia, July 9, 2009. The portraits in the painting are Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov