Halloween Meerkat Caption Contest

This Picture Is Worth 20 Words: Halloween Meerkat Edition

Brow Beat
Slate's Culture Blog
Oct. 28 2011 5:00 PM

This Picture Is Worth 20 Words: Halloween Meerkat Edition

Happy Almost Halloween! All we're going to say about this photo is that it was taken yesterday. Post your captions—20 words or fewer—in the comments section.

Meerkat in a Pumpkin

Last Week’s Contest


The winner: Katie Feeney

Teach me how to Romney, teach me, teach me how to Romney. All Nevada love me, all, all Nevada love me!

Runner-up: gregbowles1961

No matter how often it flaps its wings, the blue-checked Romney remains a flightless bird.

The actual caption: LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 17: Former Massachusetts Gov. and Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney jumps off the back of a pickup truck after speaking to supporters as he opens his Nevada campaign headquarters October 17, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Heather Murphy is a former Slate photo editor and the creator of Behold. Follow her on Twitter.

  Slate Plus
TV Club Podcast
Feb. 7 2016 10:05 PM The Downton Abbey Podcast  Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6.