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Happy Birthday Earth Day, from the Former Head of the Earth

April 21, 2017

The True History of Earth Day and International Earth Day. This Saturday, April 22, the Earth will be 4.543 billion years old (give or take a few eons). And Earth Day, the annual celebration honoring Mother Earth and all the humans, plants and animals who populate the 3rd planet from the Sun, will celebrate its […]

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Quote of the Day: “Champions Adjust.” Andy Karl

April 20, 2017

You can’t see the cast he’s wearing. You can’t imagine the pain he must be experiencing. But when Andy Karl went onstage opening night as the lead actor in the new Broadway soon-to-be smash musical, “Groundhog Day,” he was wearing a painful cast. Seventy two hours earlier, Andy Karl tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) […]

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My favorite commercial ever. Period. No, that’s what it is about.

February 13, 2017

A Period Commercial In commercials, humor sells. But no matter how funny a commercial is, if you remember the spot, but not the product, #fail! That’s what makes the commercial for Hello Flo period supplies so brilliant. It’s not easy to write a funny commercial about what it’s like for a preteen to get her […]

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Why I Am Willing to Meet with Kellyanne Conway. Again.

February 9, 2017

Here are today’s topics: 1. Breaking News! Why I met with Kellyanne Conway 2. Yuri Gridniev’s First American Logo 3. Seven Places You Won’t Find on Google Maps 4. Headlines Written by Headless Headline Writers STAN: Oh, no! Liar, liar, pants on fire. Goldman’s trousers are aflame! Again! HARRIET: Stan, what in the blazes are […]

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