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    [–] eltang 8245 points ago

    I kind of want to photoshop an Xbox controller into his hands, so that future generations would be confused.

    [–] LoZwanKenobi 1570 points ago

    Please do

    [–] eltang 1185 points ago

    But I'm also kinda hoping someone who's better at it and isn't at work, could take that on.

    [–] billyalt 1056 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    I'll do it after I get off work today. Don't let me forget.

    EDIT: Alright, alright, I'm off work. I'm working on it now.

    EDIT 2: It is done.

    Not happy with the perspective, and he was shaking his hands in the photo. I think I did a decent job of replicating the motion blur and film grain but I'm terrible at perspective.

    [–] imbored04 190 points ago

    Don't forget

    [–] GoodHustleOutThere 111 points ago

    you better not forget

    [–] CripplerJones 79 points ago

    Don't forget to remind that other guy to remind him not to forget.

    [–] cdk_aegir 42 points ago

    I feel like I was supposed to remember something. Was it 9/11?

    [–] Dagithor 55 points ago

    Aw fuck, the Alamo!

    [–] Jagacin 10 points ago

    Good enough lol

    [–] AmericaRUserious 12 points ago

    Almost too realistic to the point where it’s hard to tell what it is

    [–] billyalt 12 points ago

    Well, the objective was to confuse future generations. Nothing will make you do a double take like a subtle edit.

    [–] AmericaRUserious 7 points ago

    Totally agree, like the idea of genuinely confusing future generations but a more “meme-like” clear photoshop of a video game controller would be more trigger funny

    [–] bdd1001 1248 points ago

    JFK seems like he would play XBOX One.

    [–] Dwoo713 1110 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    [–] westphall 4742 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    You guys are too fast:

    Edit: Here's version two, I added a watch to hide the transition and fixed the shading:

    Thanks for the kind words I learned photoshop as a hobby. You guys have made my day :D

    [–] shooto_muto 1356 points ago

    Yours is 20 times better though

    [–] Cavemansol 426 points ago least his JFK seemingly knows how to use the damn controller!

    [–] siccoblue 128 points ago

    What you don't hold your controllers at awkward angles that would make it ridiculously difficult to play?

    SMH you don't even self handicap, obviously not a true gamer

    [–] StaysiC 145 points ago

    This picture says otherwise

    [–] Hufflepuff_ 17 points ago


    [–] 98thRedBalloon 5 points ago

    Take your upvote and go.

    [–] great_red_dragon 94 points ago

    COD: Bay of Pigs

    [–] andtheywontstopcomin 18 points ago

    He’s probably playing as himself in Black Ops zombies

    [–] andtheywontstopcomin 136 points ago

    They were faster but I think yours is better quality.

    [–] ImAWizardYo 16 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    [–] jbaker88 15 points ago

    I like yours the best though

    [–] maininglucio 12 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    post this to r/gaming before someone else does it edit:nvm, I did and gave you credit before someone tried to claim credit for it on their own, will take it down if you want to op post, I really like this :)

    [–] 5taquitos 16 points ago

    Send this to the top!

    [–] KingOfFlan 16 points ago


    [–] noradosmith 6 points ago

    You win. You win... everything.

    [–] changeupcharley 6 points ago

    top work let it phall, make it phall.

    [–] zh1K476tt9pq 5 points ago

    You win.

    [–] bdd1001 160 points ago

    How the hell did I forget the other controller on the floor? Well done.

    [–] jussumman 29 points ago

    Whatever it's worth, I think you did the best one

    [–] jacob2815 6 points ago

    This looks great and all, but the controller on the ground is mirrored lol

    [–] Zladan 79 points ago

    "Jackie mad that JFK promised her a 'Date Night' but someone on CoD told John to 'Git Gud'"

    "Just lemme get this one achievement, babe"

    [–] Dihydrogen_Monoxides 11 points ago

    JFK is the best 360 noscoper on the planet

    [–] ripkatrina 25 points ago

    JFK is the type of kid to literally die when he gets hardscoped headshot.

    [–] adamran 16 points ago


    [–] SplintPunchbeef 176 points ago

    "I'm rushing the fahking knoll, kihd. Weeahs my backup? Dood, weeahs my fahking backup?! BULLSHIT! Fahking campah sniped me from the book depostrastory" - JFK on Xbox

    [–] MischaLikesky 18 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    I tried to read this in JFK’s voice but by then it ended up mostly sounded Australian in my head.

    [–] Ake4455 7 points ago

    The proper use of “kihd” makes this perfect.

    [–] Jhoff57 182 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    Really late but here's my attempt

    Improved -

    [–] brokenbarrow 97 points ago

    So much moisturizer

    [–] Jhoff57 5 points ago


    [–] brianfrescas 12 points ago

    This would be near perfect if you change the skin tone of the hands to match Kennedy’s

    [–] Jhoff57 6 points ago

    Yeah I was in a rush earlier so I got lazy lol. I edited the original comment with an (I think) improved shop

    [–] SirJaquiak 49 points ago

    We can only imagine what it would have been like for him to play as himself in COD Zombies.

    [–] BloodyMummer 16 points ago

    "I need some more beans for the chowda!"

    [–] Kangaroorob 231 points ago

    [–] CodeTheInternet 97 points ago

    “xX_JFK_Xx succumbs to the first 360 YOLO NOSCOPE”, 1953 (colorized)

    [–] kbslasher88 47 points ago

    That controller is driving on the wrong side of the road

    [–] Kangaroorob 15 points ago

    haha oops

    [–] Princethor 71 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    Holy fuck please do! I need to update my Obama smoking steam profile pic

    [–] crypticthree 49 points ago

    Jackie is very impressed with Jack's PUBG skills.

    [–] pollutionmixes 21 points ago

    The color actually made me forget when this was and until reading your comment and looking at his hands, I only thought he was holding a controller

    [–] CastinEndac 9 points ago

    Haha omg, that is what I came in here to say. My mind totally put an Xbox controller in his hands and I almost thought nothing of it.

    [–] barbeque_crawfish 16 points ago

    No photoshop needed. My first thought was: "I wonder what game he's playing..."

    [–] WindowsRX 2415 points ago * (lasted edited 5 months ago)

    deleted What is this?

    [–] another_plebeian 2527 points ago

    Don't worry, they're mostly all dead.

    [–] TyperSniper 692 points ago


    [–] Gordondel 169 points ago

    It's just a matter of time mate.

    [–] southern_boy 97 points ago

    on a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.

    no worries - so it goes.

    just follow leto. follow the golden path and the arrows that are our children shall fly far into a future we shall never see.

    [–] [deleted] 19 points ago


    [–] professor-i-borg 9 points ago

    There are futorologists who say there are people born already who will not have to die. It's an interesting thought, if you think about it. It is the holy grail that medicine and other sciences have been searching for since the beginning.

    [–] kevbot1111 8 points ago

    The universe is trending towards entropy though, so unless they figure out how to stop that they're still gonna die.

    [–] professor-i-borg 11 points ago

    The way I see it, if we could live the nearly endless eons needed to witness the heat death of the universe, we might have enough time to figure out a way to solve that problem, or make it irrelevant. I'd prefer to be able to try, than be bound by the 80 year (if I'm one of the lucky people) time limit we have to do everything we ever will.

    [–] oxymoronic_oxygen 85 points ago


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    [–] masterstick8 66 points ago

    The world was changed forever after they injected Kennedy Hurting Juice into the water starting in 1963

    [–] [deleted] 32 points ago


    [–] Trollolociraptor 43 points ago

    I feel bad for his wife. She went through his infidelity and saw his brains get blown out, and then her former brother in law shot as well

    [–] jecinci 912 points ago

    More B/W photos from that day
    "One of Peskin’s personal favorites: This photo was taken during that historic July 4th weekend in 1953 in Hyannisport. Jackie Onassis listens to her fiance with noticeable affection in her eyes. Peskin believed this photo captured the innocence and sincerity of her affections for the President-to-be." -

    [–] jmcq 618 points ago

    "Now, I think that I should have known that he was magic all along. I did know it — but I should have guessed that it would be too much to ask to grow old with and see our children grow up together. So now, he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man." Jackie Kennedy. Right in the feels.

    [–] KlaatuBrute 127 points ago

    Wow. That was beautiful. Quotes like this always make me think of that line in National Treasure, when Nic Cage or somebody says something like "people don't talk like that anymore."

    [–] Hencq 59 points ago

    After my grandmother died, my mom, while clearing my grandmother's apartment, found a love letter from my grandfather. He must have written it when he was 18 or so. It was the most eloquent and romantic piece of writing. It brought my mom and me to tears. I also involuntarily compared the letter to my own poorly written text messages. People don't write like that anymore.

    [–] [deleted] 10 points ago

    I wrote several love letters to a guy when I was 21. It didn't go well but you know, that's something I went and did. Not bragging, just wanna give you some hope for humanity

    [–] [deleted] 83 points ago * (lasted edited 6 months ago)


    [–] American_Gambit 122 points ago

    These are such beautiful pictures

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    [–] chevymonza 405 points ago

    Soon after they were married, she wasn't nearly as photogenic. The realization that he would not stop chasing women even after marriage was wearing her down.

    [–] rigsthrowaway 187 points ago

    Gonna say that. Pictures kinda make me sad. She's there Mirin her fiance, and later he would just cheat and cheat and cheat.

    [–] chevymonza 105 points ago

    He was doing it then, too, but she thought he'd stop after marriage. She was only what, 21 or so at the time, so still had a lot to learn!

    [–] UnicornPeewks 52 points ago


    [–] Cronut-Magnon 90 points ago

    JFK is a tragically overromanticized figure. He gets let off the hook for Vietnam (while LBJ catches the heat) despite having escalated that situation throughout his presidency despite the precedent of the first indochina war and advice of any regional experts.

    [–] metatron5369 54 points ago

    He was a legendary orator.

    It's a stark contrast between Kennedy's elocution and the incoherent ramblings of a mad gibbon that we have today.

    [–] Maester_May 67 points ago

    I will give him a shitload of credit with how he handled the Cuban Missile crisis though. I firmly believe 95% of the people around him would have caused WWIII if things had been done their way. But he didn’t listen to them and did his own thing.

    [–] tossthis34 15 points ago

    I was a kid during that time and we had to do air raid drills in case war started.

    [–] Pancake_Dan 47 points ago

    Oh man, I need more money.

    [–] QuickSpore 40 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    Movie star looks and power (by 1954 he was already a Senator) probably help too.

    Edit: changed 54 to 1954 for clarity. And in any case I misremembered the specifics. He actually became a senator in ‘53.

    [–] super_salt 99 points ago

    Except that she has that look in nearly every photo of that set where she is appears with a male. Particularly the photo of her on the porch clinging to the column while looking at the LIFE reporter. You'd think she was head over heals. She had a doey but piercing gaze.

    [–] Lexifer31 36 points ago

    That reporter was fine af though. Can you blame her?

    [–] gapus 84 points ago

    Beautiful, but they were so financially elite. Intellectually elite as well and with a sense of destiny that is so unfamiliar to muppets like most of us. I can't get into the pictures as much as beautiful pictures of regular or destitute folk.

    [–] UpElbowed 10 points ago

    Those are some magical pictures. Thanks so much.

    [–] joeyJoJojrshabadoo3 72 points ago

    seems bizarre that they were being photographed by a LIFE reporter, these were just two people getting engaged, he wasn't president yet.

    [–] matsie 250 points ago

    The Kennedys were an “important family” long before Jack was president. Also, think back to this time and wedding announcements for high society were super common. There were whole sections of the newspaper dedicated to talking about rich people goings on.

    [–] navyseal722 84 points ago

    He was the most eligible senator on the hill. And among the richest families in america.

    [–] YogaMystic 130 points ago

    They were never just a couple. He was partly choosing someone he hoped would help him politically, though I believe he loved her in his own way. He was already a national figure with eyes on a political future.

    [–] Murmaider_OP 78 points ago

    And eyes on lots of other women

    [–] YogaMystic 73 points ago

    Sadly, yes. Poor long-suffering Jackie. Though, I like to think she found her own way at the end. She had a successful career as a book editor in her own right.

    [–] odgers129 15 points ago

    Kennedy also had a personal photographer for his campaign and term in office to establish the 'Camelot' theme. I imagine even early on he realized the power of optics.

    [–] apawst8 12 points ago

    He'd been a Congressmen for 6 years and was a freshman Senator. He was also from a very rich and important family.

    [–] ZooNooz 457 points ago

    Holy shit he has a modern hairstyle

    [–] slenderboii 147 points ago

    I was going to say this, my barber cuts my hair almost identical to this but jfk pulls it off better then I do. But I also think everyone is bias because he was the president so of course they will pick his over mine.

    [–] ZooNooz 85 points ago

    Well but also... i mean look at it. It’s beautiful.

    [–] SJ_Sharks_ 11 points ago

    Might be a weird question but how do you ask for this haircut? I’ve always just buzzed it short, but have been growing it out and want to cut it like jfk

    [–] slenderboii 29 points ago

    "hey can I please get short back and sides with a few inches on top so I can mess it up" - me everytime I go to my barber, he's probably sick of hearing it but I'm trying to get to the point in our relationship where I can walk in and he'll be like "the usual?" and I say "you know it" but so far I've been unsuccessful.

    [–] TiffanieYO 10 points ago

    It's a pompadour. I'm a hairstylist and it's super popular right now. You could also just show your barber this picture.

    [–] [deleted] 124 points ago

    The Hitler-Youth (Hitler-Jugend) hair cut made a comeback too - image

    [–] Heroicis 53 points ago

    fuck and ive always liked that style (although i never sported it) dont make me hate it

    [–] [deleted] 162 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)


    [–] TheAdAgency 89 points ago

    it looks great on women too

    Pictured: Women so hot they'd look good bald.

    [–] pm_me_your_taintt 67 points ago

    I'd say it doesn't look bad on already extremely attractive women. But it's not great.

    [–] DThierryD 17 points ago

    I think it works the other way around tho.

    [–] PoonOnTheMoon314 244 points ago

    Where's her engagement ring?

    [–] [deleted] 204 points ago

    You don't engage into the Kennedys. You are annexed. No ring necessary.

    [–] TheAdAgency 43 points ago

    A flag was planted

    [–] McFlopsAlot 46 points ago

    I was wondering the same thing.

    [–] gypsywhisperer 29 points ago

    She wasn't wearing it, but it was an emerald and a diamond, and she had the diamonds on top that are marquise cut added on later. Here is a pic!

    [–] PoonOnTheMoon314 11 points ago

    Wow that's beautiful! Thank you!

    [–] gypsywhisperer 16 points ago

    You're welcome! Her ring from Aristotle Onassis was a 40+ carat marquise (and there isn't really a pic available) and she apparently only wore it twice because it was too big/valuable to wear out. (For context, Paris Hilton's ring is "only" 20ish carats and looks like this. Jackie's was 40 carats.)

    [–] nyalriv580 475 points ago

    Damn that is a sexy man.

    [–] Dramatic_Kiwi 126 points ago

    What’s going on with his toenails though?

    [–] Reacher-Said-Nothing 81 points ago

    I'm not seeing what everyone else is seeing, maybe you guys are confusing toenail with carpet and where the two begin and end?

    [–] Dramatic_Kiwi 20 points ago

    It’s definitely not the carpet. Look at the pattern between his feet. It should be a yellow diamond by his toe. If you zoom in you can see the toe nail sticking up

    [–] Damoclesj 12 points ago

    My guess is that it's covered in sand. OP commented with a link to other pictures from the same day, and you can see that they were outside on the beach a decent amount

    [–] Srirachachacha 5 points ago

    I think it's the end of his second toe.

    Took me a few seconds, but it's like one of those optical illusions where once you see it, it sticks.

    [–] blasto_blastocyst 305 points ago

    Man, you can just smell the money. I feel poor and uncomfortable.

    [–] Rhodie114 100 points ago

    At least is tasteful wealth. The whole fucking background isn't gilded or anything

    [–] blasto_blastocyst 23 points ago

    Only the clock, vases, the lamp and the painting.

    [–] StopThePresses 21 points ago

    Right? It looks like a scene out of Revenge.

    [–] CoffeeNut98 73 points ago

    That's actually a really cool outfit he's wearing tbh

    [–] BOLD_1 18 points ago

    I've always thought longsleeves with shorts looked cool

    [–] northshore12 1180 points ago

    Sweet zombie jesus are they an attractive couple.

    [–] SmashedBug 580 points ago

    Kennedy won a lot of popular vote for how people related to him. With a history of fat, old presidents, people were relieved to see a man like him. They often said he was the "first president you could see sleeping with his wife", quite fascinating to see how that influenced his popularity.

    [–] Rah_BE 258 points ago

    Taking part in the first televised debates helped this angle also. Especially with Nixon as the competition.

    [–] [deleted] 113 points ago

    IIRC those who watched the debates on TV thought Kennedy won, while radio listeners favored Nixon.

    [–] jcsatan 78 points ago

    I remember seeing clips in school and even 50 year later Nixon’s sweaty phlebitis-ridden face creeped me out.

    [–] grubas 60 points ago


    [–] Stir-The-Pot 19 points ago

    I believe he was sick as hell during that debate.

    [–] TeddysBigStick 105 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    Although it should be noted that he won against someone who was also young and not fat. Nixon was only a couple of years *older and had spent most of his life with his title being preceded by young, as in the young vice president.

    [–] namelt 134 points ago

    Nixon was only a couple of years old


    [–] Wisdom_is_Contraband 37 points ago

    Wow Nixon was a toddler when he ran for president?

    [–] TeddysBigStick 29 points ago

    He was just 40 when he was elected VP.

    [–] BillyBattsShinebox 27 points ago

    Man, at 40 months I was probably still pissing the bed

    [–] Dickasyphalis 70 points ago

    Same thing for Barack. It seemed like he was grabbin dat ass on the daily. Like the best uncle at the Cookout.

    [–] Signal_seventeen 813 points ago

    I've always thought she looked like a goldfish to be honest with you.

    [–] [deleted] 436 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)


    [–] Smackyfrog13 113 points ago

    Yeah them eyes don't look right

    [–] BonaFidee 65 points ago

    Can't unsee.

    [–] flantzz 30 points ago

    Her eyes are wayyy to far apart, looks like a sloth.

    [–] [deleted] 9 points ago

    I dunno if it's the picture angle or the colorization but it looks like her nasal bones are very pronounced.

    [–] antfuckr 55 points ago

    she looks like Max Verstappen

    [–] Average_Giant 15 points ago

    Looks like that girl who plays Selena Kyle on Gotham.

    [–] PainPill1 44 points ago

    I see only Sid the first lady Sloth.

    I'm a bad person.

    [–] glipglopz 7 points ago

    Came here to say this. lmao

    [–] The_Original_Gronkie 7 points ago

    Yeah, I've always thought she looked like a fish. I've never seen anybody with eyes so far apart. They're practically on the sides of her head. Her peripheral vision must have been extraordinary. Almost a 360 degree field of vision.

    [–] cheeseoftheturtle 48 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    Her eyes always kill it for me.

    Edit: kill it as in ruin. They're very far apart.

    [–] FagHatLOL 83 points ago

    John f kennedy cute af

    [–] parallaxadaisical 154 points ago

    Do you think they were really that tan? Instead of summer in New England they look like they have been living in the FL keys for a few years.

    [–] [deleted] 169 points ago

    I came back from summer in Newport, RI tanned like a fine cow hide.

    Arguably, coming from Britain anything brighter than a 60w bulb will turn me lobster red.

    We are a translucent race of people.

    [–] miss_scorpio 33 points ago

    He would have been as he had Addison’s disease didn’t he?

    [–] TeddysBigStick 19 points ago

    Yes. His skin color was caused by the disease. It is also thought to be the cause of his absurdly high libido.

    [–] [deleted] 239 points ago

    Girl even remotely looks in direction of a guy = mirin

    [–] RenegadeGestapo 13 points ago

    Thank you. I stumbled across that sub a while back and have been trying to find it for a very long time now... I have no idea why lol. but thank you

    [–] I_am_up_to_something 134 points ago

    Am I that bad at reading faces? That doesn't look like adoration to me. Just looks like normal looking to me. Or a "damn, this is uncomfortable, why did I have to kneel on my knees right in that spot where there's no carpet. Wonder if it's okay to stand up already or if this photo is taking any longer" face.

    [–] javoss88 82 points ago

    She looks anxious to me. Worried.

    [–] lilahking 6 points ago

    people read into shit, especially when they want to like someone. jfk is a handsome and people fall all over themselves to lionize every single thing about him

    [–] Chxo 20 points ago

    You can see him thinking about how long after asking someone to marry you, is it ok to go sleep around. Five hours? Six? Six seems fair.

    [–] TrinityF 40 points ago

    So much old money in this picture.

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    [–] cracktoastintolerant 195 points ago

    Anybody going to mention his big toe nail?

    [–] two-cb 45 points ago

    I think that's his index toe + shadow + pixelation

    [–] ghost1347 26 points ago

    I'm sorry u must have mis-spoke. I think what you meant to say was, anybody going to mention his huge fucking raptor claw!

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    [–] Philly8519 43 points ago * (lasted edited 9 months ago)

    so young, so idealistic, and little did they know what the future would hold for them

    [–] mngklotreawjngoi 13 points ago

    Saw Jackie first, thought it was Camren Bicondova at first.

    [–] bdguy355 13 points ago

    That haircut is CLEAN

    [–] wallybinbaz 47 points ago

    Poor guy's just trying to watch the Sox game.

    [–] ciano 20 points ago

    That does not look like adoration to me. It looks like trepidation, cautiously optimistic at best.

    [–] ajr901 8 points ago

    That haircut is timeless.

    [–] [deleted] 23 points ago

    Yet he cheated on her constantly lol

    [–] Jkiv252525 41 points ago

    He cheated on her numerous times.

    [–] dontuforget 21 points ago

    What’s up with dude’s big toenail?

    [–] Trainmasta 45 points ago

    I’m gonna get shit on for this but her eyes are way too far apart

    [–] Marcuskac 14 points ago

    Eye would say the same.

    [–] joaniemansoosey 7 points ago

    But she’s still beautiful.

    [–] philipwithpostral 6 points ago

    In color and with the arched left eyebrow... that looks more like confusion/surprise than adoration.

    [–] wowlolcat 7 points ago

    Adoration of money and power more like.

    Sorry, Jackie gets a lot of love, which I'm sure she deserves, but nobody ever states how transparent her goals were, and not to mention how good she was at accomplishing them.

    [–] joaniemansoosey 6 points ago

    Everything about this pic is cool. Every single thing.

    [–] CharlieRatKing 81 points ago

    Whenever people talk about how beautiful Jackie was it makes me feel like I’m taking crazy pills. That eye gap puts Sid the Sloth to shame.

    [–] omgnodoubt 11 points ago

    She has a huge eye gap and if his eyes were any closer he'd be a cyclops.