Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption & Win: May 2014

"Funny Pharm" features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. Submit your caption and win!

 ★Winning Caption★
“Wise men say only fools rush in.” - Tara Bronson

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing presents "Funny Pharm," featuring drawings by award-winning cartoonist, Jerry King.

The winning cartoon caption will be featured on the website and the winner's name will appear in the eNewsletter. The winner has a choice of two prizes: a coffee mug with the cartoon and winning caption printed on it OR a $15 Starbucks giftcard.

Please submit your caption to [email protected]. Thank you for your contributions!

 Contending Submissions

Bill Russo:
"He'd better not flex his nox-flex."
"Integrity has left the building."
"It's all right. Z already paid me off."
"Well, at least you're making a Valeant effort."
"You really want to merge... are you Shire about all this?"
"You two are so closely related, it could impair the development of Pharma Jr."
"After the merger, you're going to have to let her continue as an independent, competitive unit."
"Ok, she wants to merge to increase capital, but people are gonna call her a gold-digger."
"Absent a specific and attractive proposal, it is not appropriate to engage in discussions with each other."
"You're making an opportunistic attempt to acquire this woman, without reflecting the value of her exciting pipeline."

"Wedding vows: 'for better or worse, in sickness and health, until FDA makes you part.'" - Leonard Hungiville

Atul Deshmukh:
“These marriages of convenience never quite turn out as expected, do they ?”
“It’s really hard to tell who’s marrying whom for the money.”
“I bet there’s more to be made in quickie divorces.”
“The lawyers have it good…they get paid, no matter what happens.”
“It looks like lawyers are the new priests.”
“The bottom line is ….. two entities that can’t make money individually, merge to find that they can’t make money together.”

For each a cartoon cloud caption of thought:
For Pharma X: "Prenup my a*s"
For Pharma Y: "I sure hope this Dowry bails us out."
Ceremony Officiator: "I sure don't have a good feeling about this."
-Calvin Oliver

"I now pronounce you Long-Term(?) partners for life…" - Len Nowak

"Going to the Chapel of Drugs." - Sam Idler

"Until blockbuster do you part" - William M. Trolio

“It’s clear. Cash is King, and this is the King of all mergers.” - Alex Packard

“It’s clear that these two have a serious urge to merge.” -Alex Packard

“Wise men say, ‘Only fools rush in.’” - Tara Bronson