Saturday, September 11, 2010
Study the following CelebriGum photograph and then take the quiz.
The man in the lower half of the photo is saying:
a. "Smile for the camera, Ms. Maddow!"
b. "Look, Ms. Maddow, I recently bought a box of Junior Mints!"
c. "This area is free of deadly radiation, Ms. Maddow, according to my geiger counter."
d. "I know it's an odd request, Ms. Maddow, but would you please shave me with this Remington electric razor?"
The gum is:
a. probably no longer minty.
b. continuing to stick to the ledge thanks to the enduring adhesive properties of its latex gum base.
c. a poignant symbol of America's tendency to chew up and spit out celebrities, greedily extracting their fleeting star power only to cast them aside to weather and harden on the ledge of public indifference after the spotlight has moved on.
d. all of the above.
Answers will be published in the November issue of Field & Stream Magazine (space permitting).