The Online Schmekel*

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Does our collective heart go out to soon-to-be former Navy War College professor John Schindler whose penis was apparently tweeted, so to speak?

Perhaps not.

The tweet was of a text message which  included a different sort of  member ID.

Included in the press coverage is an email purportedly written by Mr. Schindler.

He is a former NSA analyst who is divorced, re-married, right wing, religious and who knows a “vixen” when he sees one.

Busy guy.

The Pose

It seems there are only two basic schmekel poses: the easy one and the hard one.

Mr. Schindler says his is the easy one but he might be “pulling our leg”, or his.

If you wish to judge for yourself, the link is at the end of this story.

Aren’t schmekel shots curious?

First, there’s the taking of the photo in the first place.

The whole idea must be to share it as it’s pretty familiar geography for the owner and it’s not exactly frame-worthy.

But, let’s be honest, most people don’t want or need to see a pic of your schmekel.

And, you wouldn’t want most people to see such a picture.

Which means you must be sending it to someone you don’t know at all or barely.

What a first impression.

This is not the old snail mail polaroid snap shot either.

This is digital and a click and a drag away from world fame.

“Honey, is that you?”

Proof of Schmekel

Is the digital schmekel meant to “wow” the recipient?

If so, perhaps it’s best to include a note, “not to scale.”

I suppose that it’s fine to be schmekel proud, but still, you could be selling yourself short, in more ways than one.

As they say, schmekels come and schmekels go.

Schmekel talk has a proud history.

Word emerged recently that U.S. President Warren Harding, in an earlier and gentler time, wrote about his schmekel to his mistress naming it “Jerry.”

Perhaps in our digital tell all/show all world the schmekel shot, easy or hard, is here to stay.

One thing is for sure, if Mr. Schindler wrote the email accompanying the photo, his biggest schmekel is right between his ears.

* Yiddish for small penis

Schmekel Link:  https://twitter.com/a_girl_irl/status/481135505300398080/photo/1

 

 

2 Comments

  • Victoria Huckenpahler says:

    This is almost beyond belief…except that I’ve inadvertently come across stuff just as weird while surfing. Does this say something about what’s happened to our society??!! It’s sickening in a way, but on the other hand I’m still laughing.

  • Mike says:

    He must be Irish! Never trust the man behind the curtain

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Eric Lamar
Some Kimchi Blow Back
S- Nail on the head. Imagine if Iran made a film, comedy or otherwise, about the assassination of Obama. The S@#t would hit the fan. But, somehow, it's OK if we do it. E
2014-12-18 22:54:39
Victoria Huckenpahler
Some Kimchi Blow Back
What's most disturbing about this is that, however great or little their involvement, North Korea has won a cyber-war. This does not bode well for the future, not only for our relations with N. Korea, but with other terrorist states. I agree it was foolhardy to invite the inevitable by making this film.
2014-12-18 22:33:08
Mike
Some Kimchi Blow Back
Well done Mr Kim! I hope the movie is as funny as all the drama it cause. I guess we will just have to wait for it to make its way to the $5 table at Walmart to see it. That were is get to see most movies anyway.
2014-12-18 22:24:23
Smitty
Some Kimchi Blow Back
That's right, Eric. It was the studio who decided they would lose too much money if they distributed the film and nobody came to see it. Besides, you're right on point about a film that never should have been made. Do we ever ask ourselves how we'd feel if the tables were turned?
2014-12-18 21:31:09
Alan
Some Kimchi Blow Back
Bravo. :)
2014-12-18 20:44:26
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