Caption Contest 228 ... and the winners of 227

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Stacy Innerst is the artist. You are the caption writer.

CapCon 227's ascendant bubble blower drew lots of "hot air" and "Colorado high" references (click on second image to view), but our champion put her own unique twist on the caption. Better yet, she and the two runners-up were all first-time winners of the contest, a welcome rarity that is evidence of all the potential cleverness out there. So feel free to give CapCon 228 a try, even if you haven't done so in the past, to put your spin on the interview taking place.

Send up to three entries to or mail to: Caption Contest/Portfolio, Post-Gazette, 34 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh PA 15222. Please include name and address and identify your municipality or Pittsburgh city neighborhood. Deadline: Jan. 27. Winners receive a PG umbrella, though Gov. Chris Christie's aides have asked us not to give one to any New Jersey resident who opposed his re-election.

Winners of CapCon 227

First Place

Freddy unintentionally demonstrates that 
his words carry no weight.

Jean Bassett

Second Place

The effects of legalized marijuana bubble gum in the Colorado Rockies.

Melvin Cohen

Third Place

Larry always knew Adam was full of hot air, but he never expected it to take him anywhere.

Jeannie Bohince
Level Green

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