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Monday, October 19, 2020

This ‘n That

This ‘N That: You can see right through this

This ‘N That: You can see right through this

Celebrities never die, they just become digitalized. I’m going to be big when I’m dead. Decades from now, at theaters spread across what’s left of the Eastern Seaboard, my disembodied head will float above a stage and read from a…
The wide world of sports?

The wide world of sports?

Round-the-clock TV sends fans down the black hole of cornhole.   When I was a kid, I watched every sport imaginable. Of course, in those days, you took what the networks gave you—24-hour sports channels didn’t exist. So you’d watch…
The lost weekend

The lost weekend

The best-laid plans often go awry, thanks to man and nature. “Hey, buddy, how was your weekend?” Seriously? You really want to know? Well, I noticed a tiny honeycomb above the door to my house. I grabbed a broom to…
Where do I sign up, Mr. President?

Where do I sign up, Mr. President?

You never can have too many secretaries of whatever.   Forget about “E Pluribus Unum” and “In God We Trust,” the real motto of the United States is “More Is Better.” We started out with 13 states. Now we have…
TV is for everybody

TV is for everybody

And the Emmy goes to… Gilligan’s Island Breaking Bad   Fifty-seven years ago, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission made national headlines when he said that American television programming was a “vast wasteland.” In addition to earning himself a…
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

The biblical story of Samson says he needed his hair for his strength. But does hair truly define the man? Proving once again that I have too much time on my hands, I calculated the number of times I have…

A savage turkey breast and kill the wabbit

Music’s charms are in the ear of the beholder. A little more than 300 years ago, a young British fellow named William Congreve wrote a play called “The Mourning Bride,” which contained the line, “Music has charms to soothe a savage…
Keep your lenses in for Boom Boom LaTrec

Keep your lenses in for Boom Boom LaTrec

Eyes a popping for the stripper. What’s the most important invention of all time? You could make a pretty good case for a number of things, including the wheel, canned beer, sliced bread, Mr. Potato Head, and the internet. The…
Don’t turn your back on the microwave

Don’t turn your back on the microwave

Arnold was right: the machines are out to get us. It’s not as though we weren’t warned. We were told years ago this would happen. The warning came through a highly reliable source—a movie. Admittedly, there are some sources of…
New rules from the King of the World 

New rules from the King of the World 

Welcome to 2018! Happy New Year! That makes good sense to those of you who are reading this article in January of the new year of 2018. However, if you’re reading this in your doctor’s office or your dentist’s office,…
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