That is Priceless by Steve Melcher for December 29, 2021

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    BE THIS GUY  6 months ago

    After putting the patrons of the orchestra to sleep, Stanislaus the violinist ran off with the chief patron’s wife.

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 6 months ago

    Meet the world’s most boring violinist.

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    Solstice*1947  6 months ago

    /// When a man serenades Philistines,

    he may face some embarrassing scenes.

    Violins may not keep

    them from falling asleep.

    Time to bang on some loud tambourines!

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    rmremail  6 months ago

    Stop hanging all over me and go take their wallets and cuff links – they’ll stay asleep as long as I keep playing.

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    rmremail  6 months ago

    Oskar’s muse would always get all gropey when he played her music.

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    ronaldspence  6 months ago

    When I said to knock em dead sweetie, I didn’t mean it literally

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    orinoco womble  6 months ago

    “I just put a sedative in the pre-recital cocktail. Come with me and we will make beautiful music together.”

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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    The boys say he’s just soporific

    But the ladies think Jascha’s terrific !

    he knows many things

    about fingering strings..

    you might call his skills “site-specific”///

    It is probably true of musicians

    That they will (under ideal conditions)

    Put bankers to sleep

    But the ladies just leap

    To offer them more than commissions..

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    Jayalexander  6 months ago

    Now that I’ve read my poem it’s your turn.

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    pcolli  6 months ago

    Post coital snoozing….

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    gopher gofer  6 months ago

    i like his self portrait better…

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    MS72  6 months ago

    Ask ‘The Gypsies’ to play ‘Fascination“.

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    Pocosdad  6 months ago

    “Mmm, pluck my G-string like that and I’ll follow you anywhere.”

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    Buzzworld  6 months ago

    “Now that they’re asleep how about some sex and violins.”

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    Ubintold  6 months ago

    You don’t have to worry about lipstick on you collar. I’m not wearing any.

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    Reader  6 months ago

    Michal is mesmerized by David’s tactics of collecting Philistine foreskins for Saul.

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    Helen Ferrieux  6 months ago

    Do you “come” here often?

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    prrdh  6 months ago

    “Cool! They’re all asleep. Now I can make whoopie with their wives.”

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    philwinn  6 months ago

    Someone filled the punchbowl with Mad Dog 20/20.

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    Call me Ishmael  6 months ago

    Thanks, P. Colli !

    There is no behavior more rude

    than that of this fiddling dude -

    He assaults the defenseless

    With scherzos (it’s senseless !)

    In their post-coital lassitude.

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    MuddyUSA  Premium Member 6 months ago

    Why do you fiddle the violin when you can fiddle with me.

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    Honorable Mention In The Banjo Toss Premium Member 6 months ago

    “They plainly requested ‘The Devil Went Down To Georgia,’ but no…. you had to play your precious originals.”

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    The Wolf In Your Midst  6 months ago

    Early groupies: You took what you could get.

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    Holden Awn  6 months ago

    “I like your fingering; shall I come by the dressing room after the show?”

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    Another Take  6 months ago

    “Your playing doesn’t thrill but it does kill – apparently”

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    Sir Isaac  6 months ago

    Oh please, honey…if I wake them up will you play the 1812 overture for violin and male chorus again.

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    Bilan  6 months ago

    This is how Lenin won the revolution. He put the Bolsheviks to sleep first with his awful playing.

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    Csaw Backnforth  6 months ago

    I hope that you won’t decline / to meet a friend of mine. / And here’s some good news, / she’ll act as your muse. / Her name is Phyllis Stein.

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    mabrndt Premium Member 6 months ago


    (best viewed with Google Chrome, which can automatically translate most webpages if necessary) has info and links that point to more info about this painting.


    Again, a larger strip image is shown by (⌘- or Ctrl-) clicking the image at 

    I have added a comment there (awaiting Mr. Melcher’s approval) pointing to the artist info I used to point to here. First work by this artist used here.

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    raybarb44  6 months ago

    I’m ready when you are……

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    Linguist  6 months ago

    “O.K. You’ve put ‘em to sleep and I’ve picked their pockets, so I say we blow this popsicle joint while the goin’ good!”

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    suñña  6 months ago

    The Pied Piper’s brother, the Black Fiddler, displaying his ability to cure insomnia.

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    d1234dick Premium Member 6 months ago

    she was wondering whether it was the violin or the violinist she was in love with.then she woke up.

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    Solstice*1947  6 months ago

    /// Her right hand wandered over his middle

    and would pause, here and there, for a twiddle.

    Both her husband and lover

    were alike one another.

    In a way they each play second fiddle.

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    Running Buffalo Premium Member 6 months ago

    He was so bad, his parents sent him outside to practice. After that preconditioning, he could only play outside …

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    Running Buffalo Premium Member 6 months ago

    I’ve heard of playing for “whose on top” … but playing for “whose behind”?

    Don’t worry honey, it’s the latest and greatest. They call them “strap-ons”.

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    Running Buffalo Premium Member 6 months ago

    Lindsey Stirling he is not …

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