Monthly Archives: May 2011

No Lime, No Lesions

My dermatologist and I have an understanding.  He stops scolding me about staying out of the sun, I come in every 3 months and let him freeze off the pre-cancerous growths.  I stay black and beautiful, he bills the insurance … Continue reading

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Home Run Killebrew

Harmon Killebrew, one of my all-time favorite baseball players, died today, age 74.  Forearms of  steel and a cement glove. Nice obit in the NYTimes.

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Why Lose Face When You Can Lose Your Whole Head?

Another tragic twist in the Tenerife beheading story: Before the attack, Deyan Valentinov Deyanov asked a store owner for a large knife because, he said, “I’m going to kill someone.” But the shopkeeper didn’t report the threat to police. Deyanov … Continue reading

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Duck!

A Philadelphia woman who said she was molested by an employee dressed as Donald Duck while at Walt Disney World in 2008 has settled her lawsuit with the theme park company. April Magolon sued Disney for more than $50,000 … … Continue reading

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Ruins the Shoes, Too

It has become increasingly clear to me over the years that even if I wanted to be a Republican, I couldn’t afford it.  The artist makes the same point.  Via.

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Law’n’Odor

Friday!  It’s FRI-day!  FRIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII-Day! So here come de crazies. Authorities in southwest Florida recently detained a woman who not only allegedly had hundreds of prescription pills in her possession, but also had two weapons hidden in two very unusual places….One … Continue reading

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Gun Control

This is turning into a very good month for the worldwide elimination of dangerous, obnoxious assholes. Riverside, CA  — The day before he allegedly shot his father, the sandy-haired 10-year-old boy showed off a prized possession to a visitor. It … Continue reading

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Art of the Squeal

I n yet another strange twist on the Osama bin Laden saga, Donald Trump revealed that in 2002, he had looked into buying the property in eastern Pakistan on which the Al Qaida leader’s compound had been built just a … Continue reading

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About Face

The first full face transplant recipient in the United States [pictured here on left] showed off his new look Monday alongside doctors who performed the surgery.   Video Okay, that photo is a pretty tasteless commentary on my part, so … Continue reading

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Deaf and Dumb

In case you missed it…………. Two deaf men were stabbed in a Hallandale Beach bar Saturday night when another patron mistook their sign language for gang signs. Police say Barbara Lee became angry when she thought [Alfred] Stewart’s party, all … Continue reading

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