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Contest: Win a pair of tickets to 2011 ACLU Bill of Rights Celebration and meet Baratunde Thurston from The Onion

It’s time for another contest!

On Saturday, November 12th, the Oklahoma Chapter of the ACLU will host the 2011 Bill of Rights Celebration at Science Museum Oklahoma. At the event, liberal scoundrels will exercise their right to assembly and free speech and discuss how much they hate quartering soldiers and how much they love the right to a trial by jury. Did we mention a lot of people in attendance will be trial attorneys?

The featured speaker at the event will Baratunde Thurston. He’s the web editor of BlackPlanet.com. Wait, wrong website, he’s the director of digital for TheOnion.com. Here’s his bio for lazy people:

Baratunde Thurston is a politically-active, technology-loving comedian from the future. He co-founded the black political blog, Jack and Jill Politics and serves as Director of Digital for The Onion. He has written for Vanity Fair and the UK Independent, hosted Popular Science’s Future Of on Discovery Science and appears on cable news regularly to say smart things in funny ways. Then-candidate Barack Obama called him “someone I need to know.” Baratunde travels the world speaking and advising and performs standup regularly in NYC. He resides in Brooklyn, lives on Twitter and has over 30 years experience being black. His first book, How To Be Black, will be published in February 2012 by Harper Collins.

The Lost Ogle is proud to be a sponsor of this event. Because we are kind souls, we have decided to giveaway a pair of tickets to one lucky reader. Here’s what’s you get:

• Two tickets to a meet n’ great reception with Baratunde Thurston.

• Two seats at The Lost Ogle table with me, Kate Upton, Cardboard Jim Traber, Toby Keith’s Cowboy Boot, the Ghost of Will Rogers and the three remaining members of Color Me Badd.* Those seats included a fancy meal and grown-up drinks.

• FREE parking at Science Museum Oklahoma

To enter the contest**, simply leave a comment and tell us our favorite type of cheese and/or constitutional amendment. We’ll then select one comment at random at 11:59pm on Sunday, November 5th. The person who posted the comment will be declared the winner and get the tickets. Good luck to you!

p.s. – There are a limited amount of tables and student tickets available for this event. So if you don’t win the tickets and would still like to attend, you can get your tickets here.

* There’s a chance Kate Upton, Cardboard Jim Traber, Toby Keith’s Cowboy Boot, the Ghost of Will Rogers and the three remaining members of Color Me Badd may not be able to make it. We reserve the right to replace them with people who are a lot more boring.
** As with any contest, we have some rules you have to follow. You can view those rules here.


  1. the overly obvious answers are butt cheese/ 1st amendment however, i’m gonna say aged gouda/ and 21st amendment!

  2. Cheese: Kraft Singles (does that count?)

    Amendment: Three-way tie between 1st, 2nd and 21st (Having the freedom to talk about loving firearms and booze)

  3. Pepperjack and the 9th because I’m guessing that this would be the amendment that I would use if I ever needed to protect my right to have cheese.

  4. Kraft american cheese, in the individual plastic slices. I like the 14th amendment, but I feel that its interpretation is currently incorrect

  5. The 3rd, because it’s so badass that only one Supreme Court case has ever attempted to fuck with it.

    Also, Abertam, which is also known as Czechoslovakian sheep’s milk cheese

  6. 1) Reconstituted cheese (really! google it)
    2) 1st amendment, since it protects freedom of the press, which includes cheese presses and, of course, The Lost Ogle.

  7. Swiss Cheese and the 2nd Amendment though both have come under recent scrutinty for being filled with holes… waka waka

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