Pee Wee

By Manolo the Shoeblogger

Manolo says, the nasty wee little man that is the Kim Jong-Il, he wears the platform shoes!

Kim Jong-il has grown in stature, thanks to a pair of platform shoes that increased the Dear Leader’s height by about five inches, a leading South Korean daily reported Wednesday.

The Dong-a Ilbo published a recently obtained photograph of a smiling Kim that shows him wearing a pair of platform shoes with heels about 4-5 inches high.

Kim’s actual height is a tightly guarded secret and Pyongyang seldom releases photographs that show his shoes. Kim is estimated to stand between five and five and one-half feet tall in his stockinged feet.

Aside from devoutly hoping that the poeples of the North Korea they will soon be free to enjoy the super fantastic shoes, all the Manolo he can say to point out the ridiculousness of this petty person is: Tequila!

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10 Responses to “Pee Wee”




  1. Annalucia Says:

    The Annalucia, she is old enough to remember the ugly platform shoes when they were first popular thirty years ago, and the silly girls who would sprain their ankles because they insisted on wearing the shoes in which they could scarcely balance, let alone walk. And certainly they were not as high as six inches, and the silly girls were not clumsy tubs of lard like the Dear Leader.

    Has the Manolo access to the incriminating photograph? — because plainly the DL is not wearing the shoes in question in the photo posted. He is wearing either the spats (!) or the trouser-legs which are way too long for him.




  2. enygma Says:

    And this was the man who outlawed long hair. He needs to be deposed and quick.




  3. tia nieve Says:

    The Tia Nieve is reminded of this picture:

    http://www.surfhome.de/bilder/




  4. Evie Says:

    Silly not-so-Dear Leader, don’t you know? The only nasty (but not evil) wee little man who can get away with platforms is Prince.




  5. JoeB Says:

    The “Dear Leader”, he needs the platform shoes so that he does not soil the legs of the trousers with the blood of his victims.

    Howeve, I would like to direct The Manolo to another troubling aspect of the photo, and that is THE HAIR!!!

    Ahh, there is nothing like the Pompadour on the balding man….




  6. dowdydiva Says:

    Was anyone thinking of that song, “I’m So Ronery” from “Team America: World Police” while they were reading this? I’m sorry to say this, but I was…




  7. Mimi Says:

    Oh, Manolo–whatever would we do without your razor-sharp wit and humor to brighten our days! Today’s “Tequila” reference and the “shown actual size” caption sent me into fits of laughter, and I’m sure I’m not the only one!




  8. robin Says:

    no, you are not the only one!!

    The Manola, he gives me the many loud belly laughs!




  9. Cris Says:

    The Kim and his staff, they enjoy visiting their nuclear plant. Here, the staff stands back respectfully as the dear leader begins the ritual ‘humping of the cooling rods’.




  10. Tobias Says:

    dowdydiva, I’m right with you. Ever since seeing that movie, I can think of nothing else whenever I so much as hear about the Dear Leader.













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