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Dead Pool Round 50: such a nice, round number

Poor old Harryhausen and xul takes the dick! A second win, and a birthday win!

You know, it’s a funny thing. We’ve had forty nine Dead Pools so far and each one easily gets a hundred, a hundred and fifty unique entries. So how come we ended up with so many double winners? I’m sure it makes perfect sense to a statistician, but I am not one of those. It mystifies me.

Oh, yes. And then there’s Steve.

We don’t talk about Steve.

Right! On to the roolz…

0. Rule Zero (AKA Steve’s Rule): your pick has to be living when picked. Also, nobody whose execution date is circled on the calendar. Also, please don’t kill anybody.

1. Pick a celebrity. Any celebrity — though I reserve the right to nix picks I never heard of (I don’t generally follow the Dead Pool threads carefully, so if you’re unsure of your pick, call it to my attention).

2. We start from scratch every time. No matter who you had last time, or who you may have called between rounds, you have to turn up on this very thread and stake your claim.

3. Poaching and other dirty tricks positively encouraged.

4. Your first choice sticks. Don’t just blurt something out, m’kay?

5. It’s up to you to search the thread and make sure your choice is unique. I’m waayyyy too lazy to catch the dupes. Popular picks go fast.

6. The pool stays open until somebody on the list dies. Feel free to jump in any time. Noobs, strangers, drive-bys and one-comment-wonders — all are welcome.

7. If you want your fabulous prize, you have to entrust me with a mailing address. If you’ve won before, send me your address again. I don’t keep good records.

8. The new DeadPool will begin 6pm WBT (Weasel’s Blog Time) the Friday after the last round is concluded.

The winner will receive an Official Certificate of Dick Winning and a small original sketch by moi. That is, if the winner chooses to send me a mailing address. I wouldn’t blame the winner for not, because what if I turned up one day and tried to touch the winner for money? Still…official certificate!


Comment from Formerly known as Skeptic
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:01 pm

His Holiness Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus

Comment from Argentium G. Tiger
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:01 pm

Stan Lee
President and Chairman of Marvel Comics.

Comment from Fawn
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:01 pm

Wilko Johnson – Game of Thrones star, guitarist in band Dr. Feelgood.

Comment from Dustoffmom
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:01 pm

Nancy Reagan……still

Comment from AltBBrown
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:02 pm

Christy Dignam – front man for Irish rock band, Aslan

Comment from steve
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:02 pm

Erich Priebke

Comment from Montenegro
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:03 pm

I’ll go with Muhammad ALI once more!

Comment from Rich Rostrom
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:08 pm

Busy compiling stats for rounds 1-49…

So an easy one: George Soros.

Comment from Clifford Skridlow
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:11 pm

Howzabout Olivia De Havilland FTW.

Comment from Bikeboy
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:12 pm

Bieber’s monkey. I’ve got a feeling…

Oh – it has to be a human celebrity? Show me that in the rules. Never mind…

Comment from Hutch
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:14 pm

Valerie Harper, again.

Comment from Tibby
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:31 pm

Billy Graham, not wishing or anything, it’s just…he’s really getting up there!

Comment from Gromulin
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:32 pm

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Comment from Janna
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:35 pm

Kirk Douglas

Comment from BeyondBibbStore
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:36 pm

Bashar al-Assad. Boom! The Izzies have to be pretty fed up by now.

Comment from ExpressoBold
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:43 pm

Helen Thomas, that old lefty newspaper hag…

Comment from platypuss
Time: May 10, 2013, 6:57 pm

Mandela for the not dick.

Comment from gebrauchshund
Time: May 10, 2013, 7:00 pm

Al Gore, mauled by manbearpig.

Comment from JeffS
Time: May 10, 2013, 7:01 pm

Jimmy Carter. That old commie has to march off to the Kremlin-In-The-Sky sometime.

Comment from eirik
Time: May 10, 2013, 7:11 pm

Robert Mugabe

Comment from Stark Dickflüssig
Time: May 10, 2013, 7:16 pm

Gregory Hicks. By accidental [Clinton] assisted suicide, most likely.

Comment from Anonymous
Time: May 10, 2013, 7:32 pm

Ramsey Clark.

Comment from cheshirelion
Time: May 10, 2013, 7:33 pm

ariel castro

Comment from Mr. Dave
Time: May 10, 2013, 7:33 pm

Ramsey Clark was by me. iPad made me anonymous

Comment from twolaneflash
Time: May 10, 2013, 7:34 pm

Benghazi Barry, gun supplier to the Mexican drug cartels.

Oh Lord, my knees are raw from praying for the dick, but The Dick won’t die. The world won’t miss him. Promise. Amen.

Comment from S. Weasel
Time: May 10, 2013, 7:37 pm

I’ll give you a hundred bucks to call up your mama and repeat that last paragraph, twolaneflash.

Comment from Jeff Weimer
Time: May 10, 2013, 7:56 pm

George H. W. Bush. He hasn’t been looking very spry lately.

Comment from xul
Time: May 10, 2013, 8:00 pm

I’ll go with that Irish singer/actress Bernadette “Bernie” Nolan.

Comment from twolaneflash
Time: May 10, 2013, 8:18 pm

S. Weasel, I’ll give you a hundred bucks not to tell her! That bar of soap never did taste good.

Comment from Uncle Al
Time: May 10, 2013, 8:20 pm

David Rockefeller, Sr. He’s coming up on his 98th birthday and that’s waaaaay too many.

Comment from dissent555
Time: May 10, 2013, 8:35 pm

Joan Fontaine. One of these days.

Comment from Mrs Compton
Time: May 10, 2013, 8:48 pm

Damn, to bad no one had Lena Horn.

I’m having a hard time coming up with someone new.

Comment from Susan G.
Time: May 10, 2013, 9:05 pm

I am going to go with Prince Philip again.

Comment from Mija Cat
Time: May 10, 2013, 9:36 pm

Kermit Gosnell.
Captivity can’t be doing him any favors, and the guards can’t be everywhere.
Just sayin’

Comment from Scubafreak
Time: May 10, 2013, 9:39 pm

Hate to do it, but Barbara Bush is my pick this time around

Comment from gulliblepratt
Time: May 10, 2013, 9:50 pm

Nelson Mandela

Comment from thefritz
Time: May 10, 2013, 9:57 pm

henry kissinger

Comment from Stark Dickflüssig
Time: May 10, 2013, 9:59 pm

Ah, platypuss didn’t specify which evil, murdering communist named “Mandela”. I wonder if our gentle host wants to rule on that.

Comment from thefritz
Time: May 10, 2013, 10:06 pm

and may I say to all of you still pining for your first dick,
Stoaty’s certificate and original art is simply smashing. Just received mine for wins in rounds 18 and 39…beating all you mooks in the Dead Pool–satisfying. Receiving original weasel art–priceless.

Comment from Stark Dickflüssig
Time: May 10, 2013, 10:17 pm

Dambit. I want to change my pick to thefritz. >:\

Comment from Subotai Bahadur
Time: May 10, 2013, 10:29 pm

It is said that Texas statutes used to have a classification of Justifiable Homicide that roughly translated as “He needed killin’.”.

In the last few months, our poor country has proved to be a target rich environment under that definition. And yet, due to the fact that we are not under the rule of law, Justice is barred from our shores, and Divine retribution is just too bloody slow; evil triumphs.

I originally picked someone who does not deserve to die, but who likely will. Greg Hicks, deputy to Ambassador Stevens who died in Benghazi. Hicks is the one who is the highest ranking whistleblower on the complicity of the regime in the deaths in Benghazi, and the one who testified that American military relief was ordered to stand down. In that kind of a situation, it comes down to only one person who can order a stand-down. Mr. Hicks’ continued existence is inconvenient to the regime.

Just before hitting post, I saw that Stark Dickflüssig beat me to Hicks.

So, quick change. Lois Lerner, who heads the IRS division that oversees tax-exempt groups. She admitted this morning that the IRS deliberately targets conservative groups, specifically those with the words “TEA Party” or “Patriot” in their names. Her admission has caused a certain amount of public upsettedness. Her continued existence could also be inconvenient to the regime; especially in view of the call for congressional hearings. I do not put her in the same category as Mr. Hicks, for obvious reasons.

Subotai Bahadur

Comment from Timothy S. Carlson
Time: May 10, 2013, 10:35 pm

Jay Carney, Obama spokes-idiot. From an aneurysm behind the podium. Or from a thorough beating in the back room of the oval office. Whichever.

Comment from stina
Time: May 10, 2013, 10:36 pm

Michael Moore.

Comment from N.O’Really
Time: May 10, 2013, 10:52 pm

Irwin Corey, mugged while panhandling (If justice exists, that is).

Comment from Armybrat
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:06 pm

Desmond Tutu, once again, because one Marxist fucktards is as good as the next…as long as they’re all dead.

Comment from Spad13
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:07 pm

Dan Rather

Comment from Vince
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:08 pm

Herman Wouk – can you pronounce that for a dick?

Comment from Bob
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:09 pm

Eli Wallach – the ugly

Comment from m
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:10 pm

Senator Lautenberg

Comment from Stephen Falken
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:12 pm

John McCain

Comment from woolie
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:15 pm

Hows about Paul Anka. dont make a maniac out of me.

Comment from Oh Hell
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:18 pm

Eleanor Holmes Norton, choked to death on her own stupidity.

Comment from RealMc
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:47 pm

Monica Lewinsky’s boyfriends wife.

after all, What difference does it make.

Comment from Rodent
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:47 pm

Chrissy Matthews.

Comment from cobrakai99
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:50 pm

Hillary Clinton will have to take the fall for the administration, she will be found in a park from a “suicide.”

Comment from AndStatistics
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:56 pm

hmph. got here too late for Assad. lessee, lessee, ooh! Jane Fonda.

Comment from StPatrick_TN
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:59 pm

Fred Phelps.

Comment from naleta
Time: May 11, 2013, 12:29 am

Neil Young. Since stina beat me to Michael Moore again. 😉

Comment from PatAZ
Time: May 11, 2013, 12:34 am

Timothy said exactly what I was going to say about Jay Carney (wise minds) but I was too late. Being retired, I forget it is Friday.

Anyway, I don’t want this to happen, but I pick Glen Campbell.

Comment from EZnSF
Time: May 11, 2013, 12:38 am

Nobody has Castro yet? CASTRO! (Fidel. Not that other monster)

Comment from SCOTTtheBADGER
Time: May 11, 2013, 12:54 am

OK, I’ll take Fidel.

Comment from Some Vegetable
Time: May 11, 2013, 1:17 am

Sigh. It’s been a long and busy day and I am not only weary but late to the hunt. Therefore it is with great sadness and a quick sip of whiskey that I name the woman I love and predict her death:

The lovely and fiesty Lauren Bacall. Nobody in Heaven tell Bogie, Ok?

I fear the Bogieman.

Comment from Thursby
Time: May 11, 2013, 1:32 am

Chuck Berry

Comment from scr_north
Time: May 11, 2013, 1:47 am

Stephen Hawking. He’s a smart guy but it looks like his battery is running down and he’s going get to answer that whole white-light question.

Comment from Pablo
Time: May 11, 2013, 2:12 am

Bob Dole.

Comment from Nanny 1
Time: May 11, 2013, 2:29 am

Justice Ruth Badger Ginsberg, a mild breeze could blow her into the Patomic.

Comment from Michael
Time: May 11, 2013, 2:53 am

I guess I’m stuck with Rosalyn Carter again.

Comment from P2
Time: May 11, 2013, 2:55 am

As much as I love the dearie, Queen Elizabeth II. She’s sharing the job and that can’t be good..

Comment from catnip
Time: May 11, 2013, 3:23 am

Author, Bel Kaufman (Up the Down Staircase)

Comment from ben
Time: May 11, 2013, 3:33 am

William Shatner

Comment from Sandman cometh
Time: May 11, 2013, 5:13 am

I’ll go with career communists Jesse Jackson Junior , and Jesse Jackson Senior for the not dick

Comment from unkawill
Time: May 11, 2013, 9:48 am

Abe Vigoda

Comment from AltBBrown
Time: May 11, 2013, 11:41 am

Honestly considered Stephen Hawking for this round after he announced his passive participation in the anti-Israeli/pro-Palestinian boycott.
Not the smartest thing to do when your centrifuge is hooked to hardware and software the Chosen People have designed.

Comment from Bob Mulroy
Time: May 11, 2013, 12:52 pm

I totally spaced on the dead pool! Sorry, but I’ve been busy. The F. V. Lone Eagle goes on her first run this Monday.

Comment from LesterIII
Time: May 11, 2013, 1:35 pm

Spirochete hell will catch up to my pick, Hugh Hefner.

Comment from weaselwannabe
Time: May 11, 2013, 4:57 pm

Tony Bennett

Comment from currently
Time: May 11, 2013, 5:09 pm

Willie Nelson – to join the rest of the outlaws.

Comment from RealMc
Time: May 11, 2013, 8:30 pm

I beat you by 3 minutes cobrakai99 ……..

Comment from BJM
Time: May 11, 2013, 9:17 pm

Larry Ellison’s half-billion dollar dream of a AC72 America’s Cup and Andrew “Bart” Simpson, skipper of Artemis, died in another cat flip-over on SF bay this week.

So I’m picking Aussie Jimmy Spithill, Team Oracle’s Helmsman/skipper for the dick.

Comment from rtw
Time: May 12, 2013, 2:52 am

B.B. King

Comment from RushBabe
Time: May 12, 2013, 3:14 am

Mickey Rooney, just to keep it interesting.

“Hey, kids, let’s put on a show!”

Comment from Davem123
Time: May 12, 2013, 3:28 am

I’m going with Al Molinaro (Happy Days). No particular reason, he’s just getting really up there.

Comment from Gulliblepratt
Time: May 13, 2013, 12:06 am

“Ah, platypuss didn’t specify which evil, murdering communist named “Mandela”. I wonder if our gentle host wants to rule on that.”
My Bad
Christopher Lee then

Comment from J.S.Bridges
Time: May 13, 2013, 4:03 am


Not only do I get to the party late (as is all-too-common, in my case – this time, more-or-less legitimately, I was on the road and mostly out of touch the last couple of days) – but I find that AndStatistics has joined the growing ranks (along with, occasionally, Some Vegetable)of competitors for naming Insaney Janey Fonda, California’s Homegrown Axis Sally Act-Alike…

Ah, well – into each Dead Pool, some choices must fail, I s’pose.

On to the Backup Plan: I’ll take Larry King. Someday, somehow, that multi-spouse-recyclin’ game has gotta catch up with him, right?

C’mon, Lar – get with the program, dude, this’s Sweasey Artwork on the line, here.

Comment from Christopher Taylor
Time: May 13, 2013, 4:10 am

Abe Vigoda is a lich, he cannot die.

Comment from physics geek
Time: May 13, 2013, 12:11 pm

I’m sticking with Keir Dullea from 2001: A Space Odyssey. Again. Because I’m lazy.

Comment from Mrs Compton
Time: May 13, 2013, 10:14 pm

Joyce Brothers has bid us farewell.

Comment from Mitchell TAFKAEY
Time: May 13, 2013, 10:15 pm

My pick is Joyce Bro…D’OH!

Comment from S. Weasel
Time: May 13, 2013, 11:13 pm

Now I know I’m getting old. I read her obit and thought, “gosh, she was only 85.”

Tragically cut down in her prime.

Comment from Cindermutha
Time: May 14, 2013, 12:49 am

Bill Clinton

Comment from Bigsmarthuman
Time: May 14, 2013, 4:57 am

Pete Seeger

Comment from Michael
Time: May 14, 2013, 7:52 pm

Chuck Muncie, former NFL star, has passed


Comment from Rich Rostrom
Time: May 14, 2013, 9:01 pm

I’ve finished compiling the entries for DPs 1-49. (Yes, I have too much time on my hands. But I had some fun writing perl scripts to do most of the heavy lifting.)

The hard part was going through the list of entries and entrants to make names and handles consistent – removing variations in spelling, capitalization, and sometimes form. (“Sandman” and “Skeptic” have each used several different forms.)

Also removing invalid entries (pre-emptions, the already cooled, and “that /x/ who /y/” entries – if there is no name, I’m not gonna look it up for you).

… each [DP] easily gets a hundred, a hundred and fifty unique entries…

I count 3,637 unique entries in the 49 DPs. Bear in mind that DP 7 ended in only a few hours with 23 entries, and several others within 48 hours. Only two have drawn over 100; the max was DP 5 with 130. The average is 74.2.

(Note: on reviewing, I find that some entries must have dropped out in the editing process. So the actual numbers are a bit greater.)

530 different people have submitted entries. Scubafreak has submitted 48, every pool but DP 3 (I didn’t count “the guy shooting these ACORN stings”; see above).

There are a lot more posts than that in the DP comment threads, but a lot of the posts aren’t entries. Some are pre-empted entries; many are commentary; some are “nobody had ???” notices; some are comments on the winner. And a fair number were new entries posted to the previous DP thread. (People stopped doing that about DP 30, I think.)

More statistics. Only two #1 picks have come through – both for AltBBrown. 2 #2s, 4 #3s, 2 #4s, 5 #5s, 2 #6s, 1 #7 and 1 #9, 10 11-30, 8 31-60, and 12 61+. The latest winning pick was #95.

On the candidate side: there have been 762 different nominees. The leader is Jimmy Carter, picked 49 times. Margaret Thatcher and Fidel Castro are tied for second at 47; Zsa Zsa Gabor is fourth with 46.

387 have been picked only once – but that group includes 11 winning picks (two each by Princess Bernie and Pablo).

Winning picks have on average been chosen 7.96 times. Margaret Thatcher was the most chosen winning pick at 47, followed by Ernest Borgnine at 27.

Lindsay Lohan has the widest fan base (26 people), followed by Betty White and Abe Vigoda (24), Fidel Castro (22), and Kirk Douglas, Zsa Zsa Gabor, and Bashir Assad (20).

The rewards of patience: Mrs. Compton picked Margaret Thatcher 37 times.

Frustration: David Gillies has picked Gordon Brown 40 times. Other hangfires: Ben / William Shatner 27, Spad13 / Dan Rather 20, Laughing Buddha / Ronnie Biggs and Mr. Dave / Ramsey Clark 19.

Futility: Monotone (The Elderish) picked Ruby Muhammad 23 times, 18 times after she died during DP 11. BTW, she died on 2/2/11, but no one noticed, and the DP was called for Harbqll with Liz Taylor on 3/23/11.

Most different picks: me (me, Rich, not “me”, who was in 12 DPs) with 46, then PatAZ (30), steve (28), Mija Cat (27), and Pablo (25).

Comment from jc
Time: May 14, 2013, 10:18 pm

Gonna stick with the literchoor – Elmore Leonard again.

Comment from Bill the Butcher
Time: May 14, 2013, 11:42 pm

ARRGHH!!!! Both Joan and Olivia taken?!!

Oh, heck. Lindsay Lohan, then…

Comment from David Gillies
Time: May 15, 2013, 7:23 pm

Well, make that 41 times for Gordon Brown. I’m not expecting to win, mind, but if that gurning boss-eyed freak were to bite the big one then I would be more than content.

Comment from RushBabe
Time: May 15, 2013, 11:35 pm

Rich, that was one heckuva list. Are you an actuary or what?

Comment from Stark Dickflüssig
Time: May 16, 2013, 8:57 pm

Dick Trickle, RIP.

& nobody gets dick for him dyin’. 🙁

Comment from Anonymous
Time: May 17, 2013, 3:10 am

RushBabe: Rich, that was one heckuva list. Are you an actuary or what?

Nah, just an underemployed computer guy, who likes playing around with piles of data. Right now I’m checking the birth states of Senators against the states they represented. In 1860, 39 of 70 Senators were migrants; I haven’t finished the 2013 run yet. The idea is to get a measure of American mobility.

For the Dead Pools:

I started by writing a perl script which fetched the HTML source of each DP page. Then scripts to remove all javascript, remove all page headers except the first and footers except the last, and concatenate the pages into one giant page.

Said page rendered to text with Firefox, and saved.

Then another perl script extracted the comments from each DP thread, saving each as the DP id#, author, date, time, and comment text as a five field line.

One last perl script for editing each comment down to the submitted name with a few keystrokes.

A bit of cleanup with a grep-capable text editor.

Then I dumped the whole pile into Panorama, a database/spreadsheet tool which is great for this sort of thing. Give each record an index #. More cleanup, to remove name variants. Resolve all conflicting entries.

(Usual form:

Tom 6:05 PM – Fidel Castro

Dick: 6:06 PM – Ha! I get Fidel Castro!

Dick: 6:08 PM – Oh, damn! Zsa Zsa Gabor then.)

Once I had the data captured, extracting all those conclusions was trivial – a few keystrokes and mouse clicks each. And it scratched my curiosity about some of these conditions.

Comment from Mitchell TAFKAEY
Time: May 20, 2013, 9:41 pm

Huh. It’s being reported that Ray Manzarek (The Doors keyboardist) has died. Bile duct cancer of all things. RIP.

Comment from mandel bread
Time: May 21, 2013, 3:55 am

Well, well, well Davem123456789. Well poached. Sure I’m late to the pool party, but I’ll see your Al Molinaro and raise you James Garner.

Comment from Veeshir
Time: May 22, 2013, 5:41 pm

Wow, very late but I still get my first pick.

Ed Asner the dick for the not-dick.

I won on someone I didn’t want to die and vowed that I would not pick anybody that would make me sorry. I’m not hoping for Ed to die, but if he does I won’t be any more sad than I am that many thousands of Africans died today of starvation, lead-poisoning (7.62 mm) and/or diseases.

Got my Weasel Art today, two words, Awe Some. Even the envelope it came in was awesome. Royal Post with two (2) official S Weasel stamps.
I feel so honored.

Comment from steve
Time: May 24, 2013, 4:47 pm

For those who are, as of yet, uncommitted:

Dr. Frank N. Furter (Tim Curry) appears to be inching closer to the exit….

Suffered a major stroke, today.


Comment from Mrs Compton
Time: May 24, 2013, 10:03 pm

I was just coming in to say Tim Curry. Saw him on stage in Rocky Horror and have been totally smitten with him…. until he got pudgy.

Comment from Zooom Zooom
Time: May 26, 2013, 9:09 pm

Saudi King Abdullah………

does clinically count, or officially ?

he’s supposedly clinically, but so is Sharon and Mubarak and we got to pick them…..

so what the hell…….

Comment from Capt. Kranky
Time: May 27, 2013, 5:44 am

1st time I’m trying this so here goes: My choice is Kirk “I’m Spartacus” Douglas. The man is in his 90s and gotta go sometime……

Comment from Hutch
Time: May 27, 2013, 5:58 pm

I found a letter in the mail today with a big assed Royal Mail stamp on it. WeaselArt! Thanks, Stoaty!

Comment from MrCaniac
Time: May 29, 2013, 5:14 am

Luise Rainer, the oldest living Academy Award winner who is 103 years young.

Comment from Michael
Time: May 30, 2013, 5:35 pm

Sci-fi / fantasy writer Jack Vance has died


Comment from Stark Dickflüssig
Time: May 30, 2013, 8:24 pm

I thought the Lyonesse books were just about the best post-Tolkien sword & scorcery crap out there.

Comment from Gromulin
Time: June 1, 2013, 9:55 pm

No one had Jean Stapleton? Bunch of meatheads. Stifle yourselves.

Comment from RealMc
Time: June 1, 2013, 11:30 pm

I can only imagine Archie greeting Edith at the Pearly Gates.

Rest in Peace Dingbat!!!

With ALL due respect.

Comment from steve
Time: June 3, 2013, 1:49 pm

Looks like there might be a piece of WeaselArt ™ in m’s future.

Senator Lautenberg is rumored to have popped his last balloon.

Comment from Anonymous
Time: June 3, 2013, 2:04 pm

Yep, old Frank has slipped the mortal coil. Hope he was wearing Nomex undies. Congrats, m!

Comment from Timothy S. Carlson
Time: June 3, 2013, 2:09 pm

Confirmed by FoxNews – Frank Lautenberg is an ex-Senator.

Congrats, M!

(Huh – “M” – maybe Judi Dench should be my next pick)


Comment from Mija Cat
Time: June 3, 2013, 2:21 pm

Comment from m
Time: May 10, 2013, 11:10 pm

Senator Lautenberg
Looks like m gets the not-a-dick.



Comment from Rich Rostrom
Time: June 3, 2013, 7:37 pm

I must start thinking now.
I must sustain my tradition!

47 different picks

21 first-time picks

17 unique picks

My last pick was… formulaic.

I have an idea… No, the _____ is only 65. Have to look further afield.

See you Friday!

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