Hall of Famous Missourians: Top Thirteen Nominations for Inductees (PHOTOS)


Rush Limbaugh bust. - VIA HOUSE.MO.GOV

Who deserves the great honor of being recognized alongside Rush Limbaugh inside the Missouri State Capitol rotunda? The leadership of the House of Representatives is looking for inductees to the Hall of Famous Missourians!

In addition to the great Limbaugh, the hall includes some very influential Missourians like Dred Scott, Stan Musial, Sacajawea and Walter Cronkite.

House Speaker Tim Jones announced last week that he is seeking candidates and plans to soon make a top ten list, which he will use to ultimately select three new members.

Below, RFT presents in no particular order, our top thirteen suggestions. Let us know your picks in the comments!

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13. Jon Hamm

Who cares if he's a flash-in-the-pan actor? Think about how friggin' handsome his bust will be!

12. Jack Dorsey

If Jack didn't exist, we might not have even known about this opportunity in the first place.

11. Linda Blair

Best known for her role as the possessed child, Regan, in the The Exorcist, her bust could be the only one that rotates 360 degrees and projectile vomits!

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10. Phyllis Diller

And every two years they can re-chisel the face on the bust, just like they did in real life.

9. William Burroughs

Everybody loves a gay junkie!

8. Harry Caray

Yaknow, just a little friendly FU to Chicago.

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7. Vincent Price

It ain't a party till the campy/scary uncle shows up.

6. Lance Robertson


DJ Lance Rock of Yo Gabba-Gabba! will counteract the stink lines coming off Rush Limbaugh's bust.

5. Jenna Fischer

Because who doesn't want a piece of The Office at the Capitol?

4. Phyllis Smith

...especially one who is such a big Cardinals fan!!

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3. D.H Peligro

Only appropriate to have the Dead Kennedys drummer honored. "Let's Lynch the Landlord" is the unofficial anthem of renters in St. Louis!

2. Steve Gerber

He created the character Howard the Duck and wrote numerous comics about it. He was later was a real-life candidate for president as a member of the All-Night Party in the 1976 election, losing to Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford. (George Lucas then retaliated by making a horrible, horrible live-action film starring Howard the Duck, which bombed.)

1. Brad Pitt

After all, he regrets dropping out of Mizzou! And his parents are still active members of the community here!

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