"Damn it, I'm a brain surgeon, not a rocket scientist!"As mentioned previously, this closely resembles an anti-caption.
Haspel's win moves Massachusetts ahead of New Jersey, giving it sole possession of a fourth place position.
New Jersey has a chance to regain ground in Caption Contest #58 (couple in labyrinth of cubicles) with this clever nominee from Noel Armstrong of Maple Shade:
"Sooner or later, you're going to have to learn your way to the bathroom yourself."But it's up against nominees from heavy-hitters California and New York.
My own loser:
"Our relationship involves too much work."Over at Anti-Caption Contest #59 (man in office with clock filled with symbol characters instead of numerals), the winner is Kevin Dean Nicewanger with
"Half past a monkey's ass and a quarter to his balls? What kind of clock are you using?"My losers:
"171 914 19202 085 4125."Caption Contest #60 is here. Anti-Caption Contest #60 is here.
"Operator, get me !#!-%%%-&^@$. And hurry!"
"Take it from me. You can live perfectly well without a colon."
Here is the current New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest breakdown by state, represented using a map format here.
12 CaliforniaMap Introduction
7 New York (all New York City)
3 New Jersey
2 New Hampshire
2 North Carolina
1 New Mexico
1 Rhode Island
1 Washington, DC
Thanks to Andriy Bidochko for Map Builder.
Image by David Marc Fischer using Samsung cameraphone