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November 4, 2011

Lamar, where did you get the models for today’s fashion show?

From my psychiatrist. They’re all in therapy for various things, so they’re happy to have the work.

Therapy? Is it safe to have them here?

Oh sure, Boss, most of the ones with violent tendencies turned down the gig. My shrink says one of these chicks is being treated for narcolepsy.

You mean the excessive urge to sleep at inappropriate times, such as while at work, huh? I bet I can spot that one.

Lamar, the rest of the models aren’t even stopping to help her.

Yeah, those would be the members of Doc’s therapy group for the totally self-absorbed. He says they’re not making much progress…

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A model lies on the catwalk as part of the show as models present creations by designer Mary Ma and Mark Cheung’s Haute Couture 2012 Collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing, October 31, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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Maybe this is a fire drill… Stop, drop, and roll.

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive
 

“Haute Couture Collection?” Well, they all look pretty “haute” to me…and the one on the ground seems to have “over-hauted,” if you know what I mean.

Posted by Moonshine | Report as abusive
 

I like the red shoes AND I like the black shoes.
Are you listening, Mr.B?

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Don’t sleep on the runway, darlin’.
Don’t stand in the pouring rain.
Don’t sleep in the runway, darlin’.
The dress is long.
Forget your foolish shoes.
Nothing’s wrong,
You’re just modeling again.

Posted by FriscoJohn | Report as abusive
 

@Shra: I’m not sure that Blog Guy has a direct line with Santa, if that’s what you’re thinking.

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive
 

It’s time for a Friday haiku:

Haute couture clothing
On some self-absorbed models
So why is this new?

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive
 

I want everyone to know that my Lamar is not seeing a shrink because he needs to. Mr B was negligent to not point that out. Lamar attends sessions twice a week only because it makes his family happy. (Some silly thing years ago about dead cats.) My Lamar is as sane as I am.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive
 

You’re probably right about that last thing, ladylala….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Why oh why the zombie weekend?? :(

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

looks like fashion roadkill

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive
 

Brilliant, Georgia. Absolutely brilliant.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 
 

@Georgia: I’m with BG, comment of the day :-)

Posted by jclimacus081 | Report as abusive
 

@Frisco:
When you’re alone
And life is making you lonely
You can always go
To the fashion show

When you’ve got worries
You can dress like a snow flurry
And plop on the floor down low
At the fashion show

Just look at all the high heeled shoes
Of models on the runway
Linger but don’t trip
Over the model that fell down one way
How can you lose?

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive
 

@LadyLala: I’m not surprised, as we have seen Lamar’s mother all but running with scissors.

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive
 

@GeorgiaPeach: Your comment takes the cake.

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive
 

Maybe the poor girl was trampled in the mad rush when they announced Mango Tic-Tacs in the lunch buffet.

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

really, Jazz? As long as there is one pack of Tic Tacs, that’s enough to feed the entire group for a day or two (at least!)

thanks, all. I must confess that’s a line from Sex In The City ;)

Posted by GeorgiaPeach | Report as abusive
 

Georgia, spot on. Hard to counter…

Posted by justM | Report as abusive
 

Is it just me, or does the dress of the fashion roadkill (thanks, @GeorgiaPeach) seem to be riding quite low?

Posted by 69Spinster | Report as abusive
 

@Shra, where in the world do you see red shoes? Rather where on this blog do you see red shoes?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

@Nosmo: read the article; cannot understand why she stays in the sport…

@Spin: maybe that’s a ruffly blanket they threw on the road kill and not a dress at all!

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive
 

There’s a brand new lurch but I don’t know its name
That zombies from graveyards do again and again
It’s big and it’s bland, full of slouching and lears
They do it over there, but we don’t do it here

Fashion! Turn to the left
Fashion! Turn to the right
O-o-o-oh, fashion!
We are the undead and we’re coming to town
Beep-beep!

Posted by jclimacus081 | Report as abusive
 

I’m agog at the sheer talent of this blog’s lyricists! Frisco, Spin, jclimacus — you’re brilliant!

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive
 

Ladylala, after rereading these comments I have to say, your ability to remain in-character in every comment about Lamar is amazing. I salute you.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive
 

Character, Mr B, character has ever been my strong suit.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive
 

Character, Mr. B, character has ever been my strong suit.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive
 

I have THE eye, Mr.Pilot. ;)

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

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