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Everyone Loves Doppelgangers


We all have a doppelganger somewhere in the world and the danger of the two of you meeting and disrupting the time/space continuum is very real. The worst part is that generally you don’t know whether you, or the other you is the “evil” one. There’s just no way of knowing until you meet, and then of course, black holes are created and universes get sucked into oblivion and no one needs that on their conscience. Well, here are some lookalikes, let’s hope they all never meet one another for our universe’s sake.

If you have any suggestions for future doppelgangers to go here, please send me them here, and I’ll put them up right away!

Take for example, the certain product of a “Twins” like genetic engineering program where Vanilla Ice and former MTV Sports host Dan Cortez’ genetic “material” were combined with a MILF-y mom in order to create Jayson Werth.

In my younger days I used to occasionally watch “Full House,” I did so only for the impeccable writing and comedic talents that were on display. Regardless, the episodes when the Beach Boys would be on were always the best. Commentator Myummers pointed out to me the other night the similarity between now former Mets pitching coach Rick Peterson and Beach Boys bassist Bruce Johnston. You decide for yourself.

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Then there is Brent Lillibridge, a star shortstop for the Atlanta Braves AAA team who came up briefly earlier in the season and is likely to become a big-time player at some point in the bigs. Mischa Barton is a Hollywood starlet who loves to puff joints in her car. They also both look like wood elves.

“Good Burger” is a triumph of film making, and Kenan Thompson has gone from Nickelodeon child star to legitimate mainstream “actor,” now entering his 5th season of being generally uninteresting on “Saturday Night Live.” Ryan Howard is an MVP first baseman for the Phillies and an avid Subway sandwiches fan (although I doubt Kenan ever turns down a free sandwich either.) They have never been in the same place at the same time.

Garrett Olson is a pitcher on the Baltimore Orioles, he’s had some ups and downs, one night he is getting his ass handed to him by the Yankees and then the next time he goes 7 dominating innings in the win against the Yankees. Aaron Eckhard is best remembered by me for his tour-de-force in “Deep Blue Sea” the best movie about genetically engineered sharks ever. Brothers?


4 Responses to “Everyone Loves Doppelgangers”


  1. 1 the sister
    June 3, 2008 at 9:53 pm

    truly uncanny.

    not to mention creepy. (esp the mischa barton doppelganger)

  2. 2 the roomate
    June 4, 2008 at 1:06 pm

    You forgot a couple.

    Julian Taverez = Freddie Kruger

    Pedro = Yoda

    Mike Lowell = George Clooney as Zorro: unmasked!

    Andy Pettite = Joe Camel

    Curt Schilling = Cookie Monster

    Dortiz = Shrek

    Aaron Heilman = A bag of shit

  3. 3 the sister
    June 4, 2008 at 2:17 pm

    pedro doesn’t look like yoda, but his midget friend did. (perhaps not so much now that he’s not alive.)

  4. 4 myummers
    June 5, 2008 at 12:13 am

    c’mon everybody, what about mike mussina=troy glaus=andrew shue (from tv’s melrose place)???

    seriously, look at them.

    also, the new one i’m studying is geoff jenkins vs. brett favre. it’s really, really close, and they both have been sporting goatees/beards for pretty much their entire career. of course, favre is a tad grayer than jenkins, but he’s about 7 years older and played a more stressful position.


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