Weekend Caption Contest

Winners will be announced on Monday.

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Leopold Stotch
About Leopold Stotch
“Dr. Leopold Stotch” was the pseudonym of political science professor then at a major research university inside the beltway. He has a PhD in International Relations. He contributed 165 pieces to OTB between November 2004 and February 2006.


  1. Rodney Dill says:

    Reginald was perplexed, all his life he had imaged that the Equator ran East and West.

  2. Mark says:

    That’s what I call a Continental Divide!

  3. Rodney Dill says:

    Great picture for a caption contest, but I just can’t think of any other cracks to make about it.

  4. Scott B says:

    A new mapping technique shows the crack of evil. Most of the countries on the crack also belong to the axis of evil.

  5. CGHill says:

    That’s funny, I could have sworn the Cape of Good Hope was somewhere else.

  6. Mark says:

    The Middle East looks to be in just about the right place.

  7. McGehee says:

    “…and this is your planet after an assteroid impact.”

  8. Rodney Dill says:

    Before this Green Peace had thought that the Prudhoe Bay drilling had had a huge environmental impact.

  9. reliapundit says:

    gives “journey to the center of the earth” a whole new meaning…. and I’m not sure I like it.

  10. reliapundit says:

    I guess we have to have a new defintion of the verb “to moon,” too…

  11. reliapundit says:

    a map of the ham-isperes

  12. reliapundit says:

    terra unfirma

  13. mercator says:

    The Great Rift Valley just shifted east a little bit…

  14. Rodney Dill says:

    AP BREAKING: In an unprecedented seismological event the whole state of Florida has rotated and the Florida Keys now point toward the North.

  15. the Pirate says:

    Giving new meaning to ‘passing a Global Test’

  16. arky says:

    What happens when George Bush plants a boot where it’s most needed.

  17. reliapundit says:

    “Pimple my ass! That’s a volcanoe!”

  18. reliapundit says:

    A new map of the Earth clearly shows where to drill for gas…

  19. reliapundit says:

    Now we know why Antartica keeps getting blasted by ozone-destroying methane

  20. reliapundit says:

    ANDREW SULLIVAN: “New map of Earth proves that Shangri-la is in Lost Horizon.”

  21. reliapundit says:

    Map of Uranus

  22. reliapundit says:

    Massive geothermal vent discoverd off coast of Africa

  23. keith taylor says:

    Huh. I always thought Guam was the asshole of the world.

    Come on, James. This is like shooting fish in a barrel.

  24. The prime meridian seems to have shifted a bit to the east.

  25. reliapundit says:


  26. reliapundit says:

    it seems usama can only be hiding in one place…

  27. reliapundit says:

    “UN Unveils New Logo!”

  28. reliapundit says:

    “NO BUSH!”

  29. Tig says:

    Hundreds of angry men were turned back as the trip to Antartica was found to be overbooked.

  30. reliapundit says:

    NASSA unveils its new logo.

  31. reliapundit says:

    yASSer’s arse is fat

  32. reliapundit says:

    “CSI PARIS Reveals Arafat’s Cause of Death:
    Toxic Tatoo”

  33. Myopist says:

    Gaia got back.

  34. Rodney Dill says:

    After the bowl of 4 Alarm Texas Chili the Ring of Fire was no longer thought to be just around the Pacific Ocean.

  35. Rodney Dill says:

    Sic transit gloria mundi

  36. Cassandra says:

    Gaia got back….

    Very succint… very funny 🙂

    You guys are on a roll – I’m laughing my tuckus off.


    As the top brass left the conference room, Rummy snickered, “I almost spit my coffee out when the Bilateral Global View slide went up — did you see their faces??? That’ll teach ’em not to fall asleep during one of our briefs…”

  37. reliapundit says:



  38. reliapundit says:

    ME: “Is that Mo Do’s ass, or Krugman’s?”

    THEE: “Krugman’s; Mo Do’s is HAIRIER!”

  39. reliapundit says:

    An “Ass-imuthal Projection”

    (that’s a joke for cartogaphers)

  40. reliapundit says:



  41. reliapundit says:



  42. reliapundit says:

    Here’s photo of what Michael Moore sees whenever he looks in the mirror:


  43. reliapundit says:


  44. reliapundit says:

    Leopold’s Stotch

  45. cowboy blob says:

    No wonder penguins smell funny!

  46. Kim Chong-il says:

    Someday, the World will be Mine!

  47. reliapundit says:

    It’s the poster for

    Oliver Stone’s


    Coming to a theater near you….

  48. reliapundit says:

    it’s the poster for

    The First Gay World Bank – deposits in rear…

  49. McTrip says:

    Ah good, looks like they wiped the Middle East off the map……

  50. McTrip says:

    So, Afghanistan, not only opium and heroin, but now the world’s leading supplier of crack…..

  51. k says:

    She’s Got The Whole World In Her Hams

    Didn’t read the others, sorry if it’s repetitive.

  52. McTrip says:

    It’s a fact : a majority of high school students could not find Iraq on a globe even if using both hands.

  53. McTrip says:

    Reviewing foreign policy, the president said, “Right now we are more concerned with the ifs than the butts….”

  54. McTrip says:

    Funny, I thought Krakatoa was east of Java….

  55. McTrip says:

    First geographer : “So, logically, if the Euphrates is the A-hole of civilisation, then Baghdad is about 250 miles up it…..”

    Second geographer : “Does that explain the source of the Shatt-al-Arab ?”

  56. Hodink says:

    “And at the new Clinton Library be sure to see the Monica Map.”

  57. Rodney Dill says:


    Shouldn’t that be Netherlands?

  58. Hermoine says:

    And then “W” added, “America plans to let no nation get lost in the cracks.”

  59. Chortle says:

    “We had to go into the dark recesses of Africa for proof of the existence of the back door.”

  60. reliapundit says:


    “Earth made of jelly, because jam don’t shake like that.”

  61. Pile On® says:

    Buffet was wrong, longitude can effect the attitude more than latitude.

  62. Rodney Dill says:

    This map of the world selection,
    I once thought to be Mercatur projection,
    but its contours were round,
    it’s crack placement, profound.
    and upon study game me an erection.

  63. Rodney Dill says:

    Picture as newly added to the Earth entry in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy to along with the text: “Mostly Harmless.”

  64. LJD says:

    The middle east: A shitty place to live.

  65. reliapundit says:

    I once met a well-traveled lass –
    Though poor, she always traveled 1st class.
    She covered her cost
    without getting lost
    By charging ten francs to see the map on her ass.

  66. Ron says:

    Nice Ass.

  67. Cricket says:

    Gives new meaning to the phrase ‘dark hole of Calcutta.’

  68. reliapundit says:

    there once was a poster name stotch
    who wanted to post a pic’ of a crotch
    when the boss took a pass
    he instead posted an ass
    and now we – for the winner – wait and watch

  69. Beth says:

    Soldier in Iraq: “This place smells like shit!”

  70. Beth says:

    Soldier in Afghanistan: “This place smells like shit!”