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Deep Throat Revealed on Toast
image The revelation that Mark Felt was Deep Throat has been the big news item this week. This eBay auction (Deep Throat Revealed on Toast) also managed to make it into the news, getting mentioned on CNN. However, it doesn't appear to have many bids yet.

It wasn’t Bob Woodward, CNN or Vanity Fair that broke the story to me… My toast revealed the truth of a 31 year political mystery. Watergate and the Secret Source will no longer be pondered.  The words “I'm Deep Throat!” appeared above the image of W. Mark Felt. I knew it had been a rumor over the years and he was President Nixon’s number one suspect but I never thought anything about it until this morning when the message came though clear as can be. I thought “No, the toast must be wrong!” I continued with my morning activities and got online to read the news at lunch. I was shocked to see the headline and quote “I'm the guy they used to call Deep Throat” confessed W. Mark Felt.

(Thanks to Patricia Moscoso for the link)
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Posted by The Curator on Wed Jun 01, 2005


It would be more appropriate on a breadstick, wouldn't it? Sure it would. A breadstick and meatballs...sorry
Posted by Hairy Houdini  on  Thu Jun 02, 2005  at  12:02 AM
It looks burned on with a wood burner.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Thu Jun 02, 2005  at  12:45 PM
His first name is Walter, I just know it!
Posted by Yaanu  on  Thu Jun 02, 2005  at  12:51 PM
Did he have to throw in that he's putting the money toward a wheelchair? Is this poor taste or real? The rest seems totally upbeat and up front.
Posted by Chadds Ford Prefect  on  Thu Jun 02, 2005  at  02:14 PM
There's also an evil "Lost" toast, which has the "cursed" numbers from the show "Lost" on them.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=201&item=4733535018&rd=1
Posted by AuelNeider  on  Thu Jun 02, 2005  at  06:37 PM
I am the one selling this toast and am rather ofended that someone accused me of being less than honest. A new wheelchair is the next major medical purchase that my fiancee and I are trying to save up for. My chair is a permobile and that is a very pricey brand. around 22,000 dollars new. I do not anticipate getting that much but we are in a position where we can save the amount raised. This is the first time we have been caught up enough to even consider saving for something that seems so far out of reach. Rest assured that I am honest with my intents.
Posted by treasures2091  on  Fri Jun 03, 2005  at  08:42 PM
"Did he have to throw in that he's putting the money toward a wheelchair? Is this poor taste or real? The rest seems totally upbeat and up front."

What's wrong with him mentioning he wants a wheelchair? There's nothing wrong with saying how you're going to spend the money, and it might get more people to bid if they know it's for a good cause.
Posted by Rita  on  Sat Jun 04, 2005  at  02:54 PM
I am glad to see understanding people out Thanks for reassuring me with the last comment.
Posted by treasures2091  on  Sun Jun 05, 2005  at  02:03 PM
To the person that claims they are the owner of the LOST toast. I can assure you that you are not. How do I know this? Because I am Deep Toast. Please do not believe anything about the wheelchair. It is a lie.
Posted by Deep Toast  in  West Palm Beach  on  Mon Jun 06, 2005  at  09:12 PM
Here's a related joke for you:

Q: What's the name of the cowardly traitor who brought down the Nixon Administration?

A: Richard Nixon.

Badum-bum!
Posted by Barghest  on  Tue Jun 07, 2005  at  02:57 AM
Maybe it is for a wheelchair. I don't care. If preople want to buy it, that's fine with me. But the writing is too clear to be burned on naturally, and if you can be sure it was Mark Feldt, then that's too clear too. It would be easy to burn the message on with a wood burner, branding iron, or even a hunk of heated metal - and it wasn't put up on eBay until AFTER the official news revelation, obviously. It would be just too easy to heat up a fork and burn in the message after seeing the story. I also note that bad grammar is not a good sign of truth.

PS: The auction's been canceled. That's not a good sign either.
Posted by JD  on  Thu Jul 20, 2006  at  02:56 PM
Umm... dude, somebody drew that on with a marker.
Posted by Meerkat  on  Sun Aug 13, 2006  at  03:17 PM
miracles don't always have enough time for proper grammar or spelling, everybody knows this!
Posted by green tea lover  in  gangsta city, utah  on  Sat Jun 09, 2007  at  01:39 AM
Is there anything that won't appear on eBay? This is completely ridiculous. So what, I'm sitting for breakfast, drinking some tea and toast, decide to put stuff on the toast, and can auction it for profit? Too funny.
Posted by Drink Tea  in  dallas, texas  on  Sat Feb 16, 2008  at  05:28 PM
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