Friday, April 30, 2010

First ever photo of Mohammed at the beach, Medina, c. 625

WOW. I am Hugely Scooped!

Our friend Stogie, a cartoonist and one of the finest writers I've ever read, reminded me that he did the first ever "Mo at the beach" back on:

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

I'm really happy to see this. It brings back good memories.

Infidel-bloggers-alliance: Cartoon Contest on Mohammed

The bloggers at infidel-bloggers-alliance are having a cartoon contest for depictions of Mohammed. Now drawing Mohammed could get you killed because murder is one of the main pillars of that religious faith. Check them out at

Cartoonists are asked to draw a non-incendiary picture of the prophet Mohammed, just doing everyday things like taking a walk, having a beer, watching the Super Bowl, etc. I drew one of Mo on a surfboard. Mo-Daddy ain't no Ho-Daddy. Anyway, my entry is below.

Stogie's account of walking past the Beemer house is one of the high points of my reading experience.

But, says me before I was scooped and reminded of it:

I was snooping around the sub-basement at the local archives today and to my complete amazement I saw a box of old vacation photos that came from Medina, Arabia. I took a peek, and there, lo and behold, was a shot of Mohammed at the beach with a couple of babes on each arm. They were stark raking nekked, so I cut them out and left Mohammed himself so as not to offend anyone; and here I present to the world the one and only prophet Mohammed in the photo'd flesh at the beach on vacation at Medina, c. 625 A.D.


All Seeing Eye said...

You can't make this stuff up:

Dag said...

Yes, you're right there. I might sometimes sort of make up stuff about my genius as an artiste, but reality, such as the government not seeing any religious motive in a vandal attack on the War Memorial, is beyond artistique.