Question: What is a b@stard exactly? Quite often we ask ourselves hard to answer questions, like, What is a b@stard? And we wax philosophic with metaphysical postulations, incomplete aphorisms, and inconsistent sophisms that make one more and more sure that the only true thing is that a picture is worth a thousand words. In this photo, the guy on the right is a member of a bomb squad in the middle of a deactivation. The guy behind him, well, he's a b@stard.