Monthly Archives: October 2010


Meanwhile, back in reality,  Alex Anderson died.

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Flushed with embarrassment.

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Sleep Tight

It has been calculated that if your pillow is six years old (which is the average age for a pillow), one-tenth of its weight will be made up of sloughed skin, living and dead mites, and mite dung. – Bill … Continue reading

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Dead Boy

Wow.  Beaver’s mom. Richie’s dad, and now this! CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Johnny Sheffield, who played the character Boy in the Tarzan movies of the 1930s and ’40s, has died at age 79.  His wife, Patty Sheffield, told the Los … Continue reading

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Not Suitable for Work (Or Life Generally)

Staying awake into the wee hours is pretty tough these days ESPECIALLY when the reason is to watch a ball game where my team loses in agonizingly inch-by-inch fashion.  Now we’re down 3-1 in a best of 7 series.  In … Continue reading

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The Barter System

Police were searching Tuesday night for a Ridley Township [PA] man who allegedly stole five leather coats from Kohl’s and fled the scene, leaving his two-year-old daughter behind. Andrew Surplus, 39, was stopped by a security guard outside the main … Continue reading

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She Knows the Second One Better

Must be one of those future “citizen legislators” the teabaggers are so fired up about. WILMINGTON, Del. – Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell of Delaware on Tuesday questioned whether the U.S. Constitution calls for a separation of church and state, … Continue reading

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