Keeping It Clean

October 12th, 2011

Keeping It Clean - Family Portrait

Some people refuse to switch to the Swiffer.

(submitted by Frances)

52 Responses to “Keeping It Clean”

  1. Justin says:

    Is it wrong I see the janitor from scrubs when I look at this picture?

  2. Patrick says:

    Bill took his janitorial job very seriously…First “Mystery Men” gave us “The Shoveler,” now we have (make up your own name).

  3. Jalynn says:

    whats with the baby bottle in his lap

  4. Amy says:

    Okay, the hot dad…totally Richard Fish from Ally McBeal! LOL

  5. graphicartist2k5 says:

    is this from the new german movie, Das Broom?

  6. irisheyes says:

    Mr. Clean, the early days?

  7. Kelly says:

    Am I the only one who thinks this looks like a scene from a classic horror movie?

    Oh, and the dad is pretty hot.

  8. Heather says:

    VH1: Behind the Music: What Happened to Mary Poppins After The Singing Stopped. No more chimney sweep romance for her….

  9. Bev says:

    Why is he holding both a bottle and the broom? The kid looks big enough to hold his/her own bottle

  10. Mayrose says:

    It looks like an ad for Calvin Klein mops.

  11. TaraMisu says:

    Put me in the “hot dad” club, nice! And this is just so perplexing! I want to know the story behind this….

  12. justme says:

    We are Hanz and Franz and we’ve come to MOP YOU UP!

  13. Sarah says:

    funniest thing about this photo is the bottom caption. I laughed so hard!

  14. barnes says:

    Kind of looks like Ryan and Tatum O’Neal and friend around the time of “Paper Moon”, but more awkward.

  15. MrsCuoco says:

    In the words of Dewey Finn, “That is TOTALLY punk rock!”

  16. PaulaNancy says:

    Ok, Frances, tell us all the backwoods motel housekeeping crew horror story that goes along with this photo. Please. I am begging.

  17. Carolyn says:


  18. Chris says:

    This has to be some sort of a carefully planned photo. Not sure what the story is, but why else would someone purposely have a portrait taken of a toddler in footie pajamas?

  19. Cristina says:

    All I can think is “chim chim-i-ney, chim-chim-i-ney, chim chim cherooooo”

  20. js says:

    Dang – that man looks SERIOUS. I bet when he tells that little girl to clean her room – she CLEANS HER ROOM – double time!

  21. mrs5180 says:

    Dad is kinda David Bowie-ish

    me likey

  22. CHRIS** says:

    “Chim Chimini, Chim Chimini, Chim Chim Charoo…”

  23. Poppie says:

    Anyone know the back story?

  24. Deacon Blues says:

    Put some Russian letters under this and you have a perfect mish-mash of post-modern minimalism and soviet constructivist art.

  25. Sam says:

    Dude is SERIOUSLY hot!

  26. CHR says:

    I want to use this for my next album cover.

  27. Joyce says:

    To me, the most awkward thing about this photo is that chunk of Scotch tape up at the top.

  28. Disembodied says:

    Whose knee is in the foreground – the suitor who didn’t win her love?

  29. EM says:

    This photograph is actually kind of awesome. Black and white plus ultraserious dad ftw.

  30. Chrys says:

    I would love to know the back story to this.

  31. LKT says:

    Lucky lady. I’d let him sweep my floors any day! :)

    (I don’t think my husband knows how to spell BROOM much less use one :( )

  32. Kootie says:

    modern day “american gothic”?

  33. NKL says:

    Behind every great mop is a very serious and determined-looking man…and his family…looking perplexed.

    Speaking of looking, is that baby looking at the baby bottle?

  34. Jen says:

    The baby looks suspicious and confused.

  35. haha says:

    The baby is the only one who appears to realize how awkward this photo is.

  36. Em says:

    Can’t see the awkward because I’m too busy looking at that hot dad!

  37. I like that lady, I love this mop.

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