Humble beginnings- I was smashing up pallets the night before the rally to make sign handles.
The hungover reason for our late start.
Hitting traffic on I-95 heading toward DC.
After we gave up on trying to take the jam-packed metro into the city, I volunteered to crouch in the hatchback of the minivan taxi so our group of 6 could get to the rally.
Shoosk & Justin unload the signs from the minivan taxi. I rode in the hatchback.
I knew we were finally at the party when I saw the Washington Monument.
I started to realize there were alot of people here.
We started seeing crazy characters like Leah & Darth Palin. Also, Shooski is Here!
Justin getting our signs for the rally as Rev & Shoosk look on.
Looking into the park, I started to realize there were ALOT of people here.
Looking into the park, I started to realize there were really ALOT of people here. We started walking towards the thick of it.
Our group posing with our signs.
I'm showing the "Devil" side of my sign.
Our group posing with our signs.
I'm showing the "Savior" side of my sign.
People on the mall.
Crowds of The Sane march on the Capital.
We really started seeing more crazy costumes. Don't know what the barrel is about, but the other guys are wearing candy necklaces & student loan debt.
Throngs of The Sane march on the Capital.
"Teabaggers leave a bad taste in my mouth"
Jesus on a telephone pole was kind of attention-grabbing.
They're watching Jesus, too.
People all over the place with my brother in the middle of it.
People all over the place.
Jesus Loves Obama.
Our signs were a hit & Justin looked like a cartoon character.
After we lost Shooski & Rev, the rest of us hung out on 7th & Madison with our signs to pose for pictures.
People as far as the eye can see.
It wasn't till I was looking at my photos later that I realized this was supposed to be The Flying Spaghetti Monster.
Vlad "The Imapaler" Dracula alongside an American flag.
Sane people can be patriotic, too.
Nixon & Elvis re-united.
People on the steps of the National Archives
I found Carmen Sandiego.
I thought this lady's getup was great.
The Capital building is still standing after the rally.
The Capital building is still standing after the rally as people disperse.
When we went out at night, we knew it was going to be interesting when we saw Ninja Turtle girl & Spongebob boy.
Shooski confronting an un-dead taxi driver.
Duff Girl! OOOOH YEAAAAH!!!!!
This pairing made total sense among the craziness on the streets that nite.
I'm being protected by Lady Deathstrike.
My vision didn't get quite this blurry.
I snapped this & shouted "I got ya Pooh Bear!!!"
The Rev walked in my way when I tried to take a picture of the green man.
Ghouls love jumbo pizza slices too.
Snooki want Smoosh-Smoosh???
It was ok for a catlady & a Ghostbuster to just stand in the middle of the street.
On his back he wrote "The Biggest Dick at the Bar."
Crowds of people on the street in the Adams Morgan neighborhood.
I was yakking it up with Jem (who I called Pinky), Supergirl, & She-Ra.
Getting a picture with Jem & Supergirl.
This was one of my favorite costumes. This guy did a whole Ultimate Warrior rant.
World's Worst Mother candidate w/ cigarettes, drinks, & baby.
Truly awesome living painting costume.
I requested a fist pump.
Yerp, Yerp, Yerp, Yerp, !!!!
Shooski photobombs an unzipped Scooby-Doo.
This guy was stumbling around reciting Ron Burgundy's drunk lines from "Anchorman".
Wayne Campbell & Garth Algar, with the Mad Hatter in the background.
I started noticing these dudes cruising up the street in their tricked-out cars, starting with the Ralph Lauren Polo car.
This is a viking raid I can approve of.
The cars started getting more ridiculous: The Grover Car. 'Nuff said.
Cookie Monster walking with Wonder Woman.
Ghostbusters Car. I was becoming more & more baffled by this crazy car phenomenon.
Noah's Ark! A group of animals with a brown length of fabric around them.
Noah's Ark passing me by.
The Hater Hurter. The car craziness would not stop.
More pimped-out rides.
This Redskins car was the most outrageous. How can those windows be legal??!?
This girl started to shake it for the photo.
One of many Gagas.
"I SEE YOU LOOK'N" This was the silliest car... The Crayola. WTF?
It was like Halloween & Mardi Gras combined on the street.
Surprise! They're fake.
A Ghostbusting team.
Shoosk & The Rev dressed as themselves.
Half-zombie, half-vampire, all cute.
Why is picture sooo crazy?.... Maybe it's because of what the guy on the left is holding. I didn't even see it until I looked at the pic later.
Late night on the patio.
We were big fans of this Lady Gaga & her Gaga friends.
This was the last picture before my camera batteries died. Surrounded by a group of Gagas!