Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Ken Whitman Doesn't Just Operate Like a Bible-Selling Con Man

... he actually was one.

Bible-selling con men were such a common event in Depression-era America, the Coen brothers featured one in their classic "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" (2000), played with gusto by John Goodman. If you haven't seen the movie, here's a sample:

You know who probably did see the movie? You guessed it - Ken Whitman. Never one not to steal a good plan when he sees it, Ken actually marketed, sold, printed, (and one presumes partially shipped inferior copies of) The Holy Bible. The website is naturally long gone, unless you know how to use the Internet Archive's WaybackMachine.

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How do you know this is a Ken Whitman joint? Easy. First, note that the copyright is Rapid POD Printing, Inc. Want more proof that Ken created this website? Check this out - apparently the world's worst speller and typist can't even get the name of his Lord and Savior correct in the site's meta tags...

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And finally here's the main man himself in his Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes, moving with the Depression-era times and the latest in grifting techniques like he was born to it...