Photos taken of famous people together that you would never have expected to be together but make you happy all the same.

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River Phoenix, k.d. lang, and Liza Minelli.

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:21 (5 years ago) Permalink

Dane Cook, Jeremy Piven, and Kid Rock.

CAVEAT: I'm only happy about this one because I like to pretend that the ceiling caved in two seconds after this photo was taken killing all three where they stood.

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:25 (5 years ago) Permalink

That is a douchepocalypse right there.

cackle of rads (Nicole), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:26 (5 years ago) Permalink

her breath came in short pants (sciolism), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:27 (5 years ago) Permalink

lol YES!

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:28 (5 years ago) Permalink

Kurt's fly is unbuttoned.

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:29 (5 years ago) Permalink

not a fan of either, but this photo does make me happy in a lol 80s kind of way:

her breath came in short pants (sciolism), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:36 (5 years ago) Permalink

del griffith, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:38 (5 years ago) Permalink

I like this photo, not totally unlikely, but still a whole lot of famous. Saw first on an ILM thread, I think.

Trip Maker, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:40 (5 years ago) Permalink

What in the world brought Courtney Love and Hugo Chavez together?

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:41 (5 years ago) Permalink

her breath came in short pants (sciolism), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:42 (5 years ago) Permalink

James Mitchell, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:46 (5 years ago) Permalink

haha

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:53 (5 years ago) Permalink

that makes you happy, James? gives me Stockholm Syndrome just looking at 'em.

anyway. not the unlikeliest but supercute:

her breath came in short pants (sciolism), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:54 (5 years ago) Permalink

My favorite of these:

o sh!t a ˁ˚ᴥ˚ˀ (ENBB), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:57 (5 years ago) Permalink

My favorite of these:

o sh!t a ˁ˚ᴥ˚ˀ (ENBB), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:57 (5 years ago) Permalink

The picture of Chavez and Courtney Love makes me want to puke.

Zeppelin to Howlin Wolf: "Suck It" (Bill Magill), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:58 (5 years ago) Permalink

God, Roth is destroyed in that picture.

Zeppelin to Howlin Wolf: "Suck It" (Bill Magill), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:58 (5 years ago) Permalink

Errrr didn't mean to post it twice. I don't like it that much.

o sh!t a ˁ˚ᴥ˚ˀ (ENBB), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 18:59 (5 years ago) Permalink

you must have really liked that photo, to have posted it twice

J0rdan S., Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:00 (5 years ago) Permalink

:p

o sh!t a ˁ˚ᴥ˚ˀ (ENBB), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:06 (5 years ago) Permalink

I scrolled down, didn't realise it was a duplicate pic, and thought that my browser was as wasted as DLR.

Les centimètres énigmatiques (snoball), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:09 (5 years ago) Permalink

Courtney Love looks exactly like the Joker in that picture.

trishyb, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:11 (5 years ago) Permalink

Ani DiFranco, Steve Albini, RZA

A Chart Hit of Some Sort (Eazy), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:15 (5 years ago) Permalink

A hug from Dolly Parton cannot be a bad thing.

Zeppelin to Howlin Wolf: "Suck It" (Bill Magill), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:15 (5 years ago) Permalink

mookieproof, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:16 (5 years ago) Permalink

A Chart Hit of Some Sort (Eazy), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:18 (5 years ago) Permalink

DLR is going to rule this thread...

Les centimètres énigmatiques (snoball), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:20 (5 years ago) Permalink

roth enjoys a beverage

Zeppelin to Howlin Wolf: "Suck It" (Bill Magill), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:25 (5 years ago) Permalink

Who is Mike Tyson with in that picture?

Les centimètres énigmatiques (snoball), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:27 (5 years ago) Permalink

del griffith, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:27 (5 years ago) Permalink

portman looks ~happy~

'istory mang (cozen), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:28 (5 years ago) Permalink

nice nips nat

not that weird a pairing though

o sh!t a ˁ˚ᴥ˚ˀ (ENBB), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:29 (5 years ago) Permalink

heh, pairing

del griffith, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:29 (5 years ago) Permalink

crow's feet around madame secretary notwithstanding, these are not duchenne smiles.

Philip Nunez, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:30 (5 years ago) Permalink

('_') (omar little), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:30 (5 years ago) Permalink

Who is Mike Tyson with in that picture?

Joyce Carol Oates.

A Chart Hit of Some Sort (Eazy), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:31 (5 years ago) Permalink

OK, that really does make me inexplicably happy.

xpost

ailsa, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:31 (5 years ago) Permalink

I love that picture so much.

lol- xpost - Isn't it great?

o sh!t a ˁ˚ᴥ˚ˀ (ENBB), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:32 (5 years ago) Permalink

Guess with Tyson: Joyce Carol Oates??? I know she's done a lot of writing about boxing, so that one might not be that weird.

xxpost

Zeppelin to Howlin Wolf: "Suck It" (Bill Magill), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:32 (5 years ago) Permalink

astley/morrissey ftw

markers, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:33 (5 years ago) Permalink

thanks Eazy and Bill

Les centimètres énigmatiques (snoball), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:35 (5 years ago) Permalink

Astley/Moz should have covered each other's songs.

A Chart Hit of Some Sort (Eazy), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:40 (5 years ago) Permalink

Moz: I'm ne-eee-ee-ee-ee-ee-eeeeeeeeeeeevvvver gonna giiiiiiiiiive you-ououou uh-uh-up

Rick: I know it's / gonna / ha-ppen / someday {brass: da-da-dadada}

Les centimètres énigmatiques (snoball), Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:45 (5 years ago) Permalink

Henry Kissinger and Rodney Marsh

Ismael Klata, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:50 (5 years ago) Permalink

and my old favourite, Perry Farrell with Tony Blair

Ismael Klata, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:53 (5 years ago) Permalink

Which one is older?

Johnny Fever, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:54 (5 years ago) Permalink

buzza, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 19:55 (5 years ago) Permalink

A B C, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 20:03 (5 years ago) Permalink

[MALWARE REMOVED]

Stevie T, Tuesday, 24 August 2010 20:13 (5 years ago) Permalink

I feel like the flag in the background might be a strong hint on the first one, but I'm a freelance detective

μpright mammal (mh), Wednesday, 2 March 2016 15:15 (4 months ago) Permalink

Ah, didn't notice the flag. So that's Mr. and Mrs. Netanyahu then?

Tuomas, Wednesday, 2 March 2016 15:18 (4 months ago) Permalink

*facepalm*

μpright mammal (mh), Wednesday, 2 March 2016 15:23 (4 months ago) Permalink

I think a mod should let tuom know his fp count arising solely from his acting the prick itt

Soon all logins will look like this (darraghmac), Wednesday, 2 March 2016 15:38 (4 months ago) Permalink

Leave him alone. There are so few constants in life.

Hadrian VIII, Wednesday, 2 March 2016 15:40 (4 months ago) Permalink

Keep on keeping on Tuomas.

Hadrian VIII, Wednesday, 2 March 2016 15:41 (4 months ago) Permalink

Top: Mariah Carey, Taylor Swift, Lou Reed

ahah. taylor swift.

AlXTC from Paris, Wednesday, 2 March 2016 15:42 (4 months ago) Permalink

I love this thread, mainly because of Tuomas.

the joke should be over once the kid is eaten. (chap), Wednesday, 2 March 2016 15:51 (4 months ago) Permalink

I used to when I believed (in) him.

Thomas of Britain (Tom D.), Wednesday, 2 March 2016 15:57 (4 months ago) Permalink

I feel like the flag in the background might be a strong hint on the first one, but I'm a freelance detective

― μpright mammal (mh), Wednesday, March 2, 2016 9:15 AM Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

Ah, didn't notice the flag. So that's Mr. and Mrs. Netanyahu then?

― Tuomas, Wednesday, March 2, 2016 9:18 AM Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

Mr. Netanyahu is not the president of Duke University.

pplains, Wednesday, 2 March 2016 16:17 (4 months ago) Permalink

The Edge looks like he is wearing a shirt that is also called The Edge

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Wednesday, 2 March 2016 17:10 (4 months ago) Permalink

Was about to say, strong shirt game there, Mr Edge.

pantsuit aficionado (stevie), Wednesday, 2 March 2016 17:26 (4 months ago) Permalink

I used to when I believed (in) him.

― Thomas of Britain (Tom D.)

the joke should be over once the kid is eaten. (chap), Wednesday, 2 March 2016 17:40 (4 months ago) Permalink

Debbie Harry, George Burns

Now I Know How Joan of Arcadia Felt (C. Grisso/McCain), Wednesday, 2 March 2016 23:13 (4 months ago) Permalink

Wait who is in the spaceship

Ecomigrant gnomics (darraghmac), Wednesday, 2 March 2016 23:15 (4 months ago) Permalink

who are we and what are we doing here

Karl Malone, Thursday, 3 March 2016 00:28 (4 months ago) Permalink

Wait who is in the spaceship

Josh in Chicago, Thursday, 3 March 2016 01:10 (4 months ago) Permalink

I recognize the Elvin Bishop guy, but who's the rest, Night Ranger?

pplains, Thursday, 3 March 2016 03:15 (4 months ago) Permalink

Tuomas OTM

glandular lansbury (sic), Thursday, 3 March 2016 06:35 (4 months ago) Permalink

not that unexpected I suppose but still:

Οὖτις, Tuesday, 8 March 2016 23:14 (4 months ago) Permalink

Bob Marley and the Jackson 15?

StanM, Tuesday, 8 March 2016 23:20 (4 months ago) Permalink

4 weeks pass...

we can be heroes just for about 3.6 seconds (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 6 April 2016 21:15 (3 months ago) Permalink

Harpo, Amelia

we can be heroes just for about 3.6 seconds (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 6 April 2016 21:16 (3 months ago) Permalink

<3

μpright mammal (mh), Wednesday, 6 April 2016 21:16 (3 months ago) Permalink

dennis perrin asks if she disappeared into his coat.

we can be heroes just for about 3.6 seconds (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 6 April 2016 21:19 (3 months ago) Permalink

it contains multitudes

μpright mammal (mh), Wednesday, 6 April 2016 21:23 (3 months ago) Permalink

Never to be heard from again.

pplains, Wednesday, 6 April 2016 21:31 (3 months ago) Permalink

Kenny Everett + Freddie Mercury is just about the polar opposite of "never have expected to be together", but I like this photo a lot

soref, Wednesday, 13 April 2016 01:52 (3 months ago) Permalink

Looks like Kenny's arm is growing out of his mouth.

Don't opine. Dead inside. (onimo), Friday, 15 April 2016 00:06 (3 months ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

Paul McCartney, {barry miles}, Peter Sellers Luciano Berio

(Henry) Green container bin with face (Tom D.), Tuesday, 3 May 2016 13:06 (2 months ago) Permalink

paul looks like he's about ready to hit a mf right there

dynamicinterface, Tuesday, 3 May 2016 22:23 (2 months ago) Permalink

1 month passes...

Ali, Wurzels

Madchen, Sunday, 5 June 2016 09:21 (1 month ago) Permalink

3 weeks pass...

GOAT + Mael Bro

Hadrian VIII, Wednesday, 29 June 2016 17:39 (3 weeks ago) Permalink

Some serious grandpa pants swag there with Ron.

Tuomas, Thursday, 30 June 2016 08:18 (3 weeks ago) Permalink

ron got the 6s plus i see

Roberto Spiralli, Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:59 (3 weeks ago) Permalink

not entirely unexpected. still, an intriguing juxtaposition...

never have i been a blue calm sea (collardio gelatinous), Saturday, 2 July 2016 17:21 (3 weeks ago) Permalink

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by the top one-tenth of one percent, starving hysterical naked

Hadrian VIII, Sunday, 3 July 2016 15:14 (2 weeks ago) Permalink

No bigs, just Chrissie Hynde and Emmylou Harris hangin' with a dog

Ⓓⓡ. (Johnny Fever), Thursday, 7 July 2016 01:17 (2 weeks ago) Permalink

Show-biz people hanging with other show-biz people seems to be the mainstay of this thread. Bernie yakking with Ginsberg was a refreshing exception.

a little too mature to be cute (Aimless), Thursday, 7 July 2016 03:31 (2 weeks ago) Permalink

Oh, I thought that was Salman Rushdie!

Tuomas, Thursday, 7 July 2016 07:03 (2 weeks ago) Permalink

But I guess Hadrian's post makes more sense now.

Tuomas, Thursday, 7 July 2016 07:03 (2 weeks ago) Permalink

My mental image of Emmylou was stuck way back in the past: that was a bit of a shock.

Half-baked profundities. Self-referential smirkiness (Bob Six), Thursday, 7 July 2016 07:44 (2 weeks ago) Permalink

Tuomas, it is clearly a dog, now you are just being silly

🐸a hairy howling toad torments a man whose wife is deathly ill (James Morrison), Thursday, 7 July 2016 10:00 (2 weeks ago) Permalink

What's a dog?

They could have been Stackridge. (Tom D.), Thursday, 7 July 2016 10:16 (2 weeks ago) Permalink

sorry if this is huge

not totally unexpected but nice to see dubstep radio queen Mary Anne Hobbs with ILM darling Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

Al Moon Faced Poon (Moodles), Thursday, 7 July 2016 14:05 (2 weeks ago) Permalink

this morning's film on bbc2 featured a scene between john wayne and thora hird.

koogs, Saturday, 9 July 2016 15:58 (2 weeks ago) Permalink

scratch that, it's apparently mildred natwick. she looks similar and they were both speaking in "swedish" accents.

koogs, Saturday, 9 July 2016 16:07 (2 weeks ago) Permalink

Bardot & Vince Taylor

Kenneth Without Anger (C. Grisso/McCain), Thursday, 14 July 2016 22:33 (1 week ago) Permalink

this is maybe not *too* surprising as he has talked about being a fan of the band (also maybe slightly stretching the definition of "famous people") but - Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron with Martin McAloon from Prefab Sprout (Paddy's younger brother)

soref, Monday, 18 July 2016 01:02 (5 days ago) Permalink

itt people i've never heard of looking nervous together

remove butt (abanana), Tuesday, 19 July 2016 05:07 (4 days ago) Permalink


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