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Who will be your state/country's celeb leader?

Zoning Goddess

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Now that Ahnold is in in CA, Jesse has run Minnesota, who's next? Is this going to inspire other celeb politician wanna be's to start stumping?

Well, I'm in FL. I guess it's a toss-up between Carrot Top, Jimmy Buffet, or Gregg Allman...
 

JNL

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Xena, Warrior Princess! Lucy Lawless for Prime Minister!
 

SkeLeton

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Your question comes 15 years late... that's one of our greatest celebrities (and depending to your ideological position, he plays hero or villain in the movie)

Beyond that character, I doubt anybody else is internationally recongnised as Chilean :( (besides the common thief in Europe)
 

nerudite

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SkeLeton said:
Beyond that character, I doubt anybody else is internationally recongnised as Chilean :( (besides the common thief in Europe)
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Hey, my nickname is after Neruda, a famous chilean. And don't forget Allende. Jeez, don't knock your countrymen... you have some amazing literary talent there!

Edit: since Neruda is dead, that didn't make much sense huh? But uh... go with Allende. She'd get the chick vote at least (and props from Oprah and her book club ;) ).[/OT]
 

Rem

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Rupert Murdoch;

He's already the most powerful Australian (sorry former Austalian, American to be PC) on the planet. But he would have to renounce the US Citizenship he previously renounced his Australian Citizenship for.

Or Dame Edna Everidge. Are you familiar with the Dame's work?
 

Rem

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JNL said:
No, you should have the Crocodile Hunter!!
Steve Irwin? He's a smart guy who doesn't understand when not to talk and is doing very practical things for the environment behind the scenes. Not politician material.

Check out this interview with him.
 

JNL

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Yeah, um, thanks for that link, mate. Whoo!

You, like, um, took me too seriously mate. I was only joking, you know? Yeah.
 

Rem

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JNL said:
Yeah, um, thanks for that link, mate. Whoo!

You, like, um, took me too seriously mate. I was only joking, you know? Yeah.
Not at all - just thought you would like the interview.
 

H

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Zoning Goddess said:
Well, I'm in FL. I guess it's a toss-up between Carrot Top, Jimmy Buffet, or Gregg Allman...
I’m thinking Burt Reynolds (he is in the FL hall of fame upon capital hill you know)

and here is his campaign poster:

 

Trail Nazi

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Zoning Goddess said:
Now that Ahnold is in in CA, Jesse has run Minnesota, who's next? Is this going to inspire other celeb politician wanna be's to start stumping?

Well, I'm in FL. I guess it's a toss-up between Carrot Top, Jimmy Buffet, or Gregg Allman...
ZG, don't forget the Van Zants of Lynard Skynard fame. They are a big Orange Park/Jacksonville family. They get the redneck vote. Or yet, Gloria Estefan down in South Florida to get that Latino vote. Yanni owns something on the west coast so you get that older woman vote. Better yet, Rush Limbaugh is in South Florida too - so you would have all of the stupid conseratives who don't mind drug addicts because sooner or later he will be reformed by god so all will be well.

I would probably vote for Burt or Jimmy.
 

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I lived in Carmel when Clint Eastwood was mayor. Outside of the Carmel area, he's and actor. In Carmel, he's a real estate developer. He ran because the City did not approve a height variance.
 

SW MI Planner

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In Michigan, I'd say Ted Nugent. There are other celebrities here, but Ted would be the one to run (and probably) win.

Speaking of him, did anyone see that show on VH1 - Surviving Ted?. From VH1 "Surviving Nugent is a two-hour reality-based event that challenges not only the intestinal fortitude of the seven contestants, but also the image of the outspoken rock legend that many people believe is the real Nugent. "
 

giff57

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SW MI Planner said:
Speaking of him, did anyone see that show on VH1 - Surviving Ted?. From VH1 "Surviving Nugent is a two-hour reality-based event that challenges not only the intestinal fortitude of the seven contestants, but also the image of the outspoken rock legend that many people believe is the real Nugent. "
I saw it. I found it interesting enough.
 

PlannerGirl

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*giggles*

Um for Va how about me? ;-)

I have no idea who would get elected to Va Gov, please not some 700 club fanatic
 

Big Easy King

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The most likely celebrity to become governor of Louisiana would be Harry Connick, Jr., especially considering that his father was D.A. of The Big Easy for many years. Now that's a typical Louisiana dish...politics with a large serving of entertainment on the side.
 

Suburb Repairman

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Texas:

Dr. Phil
Matthew McCaughnahay (terrible spelling, sorry)
Tommy Lee Jones
Mark Cuban
 

biscuit

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PlannerGirl said:
*giggles*

Um for Va how about me? ;-)

I have no idea who would get elected to Va Gov, please not some 700 club fanatic
Hey, I think Missy Elliot is from the Hampton Roads area. I for one would cast my vote for a Missy/PlannerGirl ticket if I were still living in Va. Fo Shneezy.
 

Trail Nazi

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I think PG in politics in Va would be a smart thing. That would be a very good thing - electing a planner who knows what good development can be like. What a concept!! I would want to be on her advisory committee or elected in conjunction with her because this place is SO screwed up.
 

Tranplanner

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I think Mike Myers would give Keanu Reeves a good fight for PM, Nerudite. 'Course Don Cherry would mop the floor with both of them.

Doug Gilmour for Mayor of Toronto!!!!
 

PlannerGirl

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Lol yes I can see it now "elect Plannergirl for a new spin on Family Values" "Elect Plannergirl for some REAL planning"
 

SkeLeton

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Come to think about it... a few chilean actors are out there.. like Cristian de la Fuente (He acted in Driven, yeah horrible movie and crashes quickly), anybody heard of him? We also have a famous Indy racer called Eliseo Salazar, you probably heard of him crashing one too many times.. I bet he can't pass though metal detectors :p
 
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Recently, Jerry Springer abandonned his bid to be Ohio's next Senator. But who knows? Maybe he's shopping for houses in Columbus to be near his future job at the capitol.
 
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For Georgia: Ray Charles or a member of The B 52's or a member of R.E.M.

R.E.M. actually has made some 'political' statements, what with the lead-singer taking off yet another t-shirt to reveal yet another slogan every time he went up on stage at some award show one year.

Am I missing anybody? Who else is from Georgia and famous?
 

tsc

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Mud Princess said:
Cyndi Lauper????!!!
It kinda goes with the WWF theme of Jesse Ventura... Cyndi is from Brooklyn I think..... better than Woody Allen....
 

ilikefish0

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Big Easy King said:
The most likely celebrity to become governor of Louisiana would be Harry Connick, Jr., especially considering that his father was D.A. of The Big Easy for many years. Now that's a typical Louisiana dish...politics with a large serving of entertainment on the side.
We forget, of course, the orginal celebrity governor, former Louisiana governor Jimmie "You Are My Sunshine" Davis. Yes, the singer. He wrote that song. He was a popular musician. He was governor. I believe it was in 1956, Louisiana's got everyone beat.
 

Mud Princess

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tsc said:
It kinda goes with the WWF theme of Jesse Ventura... Cyndi is from Brooklyn I think..... better than Woody Allen....
Typical downstate attitude... the gov has to be someone from NYC... ;)
 

donk

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For georgia, was'nt Charles Barkly thinking of running for governor, or was that a publicity ploy.

For NB, Stompin' Tom, he was born in Saint John and sings and speaks of the common man. He might even have a chance for PM.

Also on this topic, didn't a porn star run for a political postion in italy and win?
 

SkeLeton

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Also on this topic, didn't a porn star run for a political postion in italy and win?
Ciciollina I think was her name right? and I do remember her running for some political position, don't remember if she won or not...
 

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donk said:
For georgia, was'nt Charles Barkly thinking of running for governor, or was that a publicity ploy.
That was Alabama, and dont get those two confused again.

By the way, why do all the trees in Georgia lean to the west?....

because Alabama sux :-D


*sorry Alabamians*
 
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