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

★Winning Caption★
"Look at the valves on that bioreactor. Shear perfection." - Meg McCarthy

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

The winning cartoon caption will be featured on the Pharma Manufacturing website and the winner will be mentioned in upcoming enewsletters. 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

Please note: Funny Pharma caption contests are for entertainment purposes only. Reader submissions reflect their own personal experience and opinions. Winning submissions are chosen for their humor and industry relevance; Pharmaceutical Manufacturing reserves the right to delete any entries deemed inappropriate.

Bill Russo:
"Wow! This magazine just cured me of my HACCPs."

"I don't need the print version. I just Buy It Online."

"You have the Gallus to read that with the boss just around the corner?"

"I remember when magazines used to show only the interesting parts of a woman's body."

"We all like the pictures, but, in this business - text sells." 

"Look at the valves on that bioreactor. Shear perfection." - Meg McCarthy

"I got it Joe. It makes sense if you fold it to hide the 2nd page." - Michael Piacenza

“I’m skeptical about these numbers." - Carlos Rodriguez

Atul Deshmukh:

“Impressive assets, but can we use them here?”

“Something here does not quite add up, but I’m damned if I can put my finger on it.”

“What these figures hide is far more important than what they reveal.”

“All form and no substance…………..”

“I agree that experience across various industries is desirable, but this?”

“I’ve heard about padding a CV, but this is ridiculous.”

“This isn’t what we meant when we asked for relevant exposure.”

“Ever have that funny sensation where you think the boss is peeping over your shoulder ?”

“I think this candidate is too overt for the covert operations division.”

“Check out those dangling chromosomes!” - Tara Bronson

“Hey! Do you think those are real?” - Tara Bronson

“I did exactly what I was told to do – make the package insert INTERACTIVE, and EASY to read. Went with the tried and tested center-fold...” - Damanjit Singh

"I would love to get my hands on those gene expressions." - Greg A. Wysocki

"Do you think those titrations are real?" - Mike Growney

"Look at the tank size on that process train!" - Robert Janoschek

James Sarzynski:

Check out the paira-mecium’s in this picture.

Yea I’m more interested in the articles.

That’s what I like about this magazine, they always make it classy.

Wow! What a real Petri Dish.

Isn’t that Joe’s daughter?
Yea, They did a hole spread on her assays

"He's standing right behind me, isn't he?" "Yup." - Revella

“Wow, they’ve really come a long way with Biosimilars!” - Alex Packard

“Don’t think I’ve seen a protein unfolded in quite that way before!” - Alex Packard

"This playbook is getting crazy. Have you ever seen such a complex flow chart?" - Carol Lampe