Monthly Archives: April 2015

Gas Problems

Carnegie Deli is closed! Somebody reported a very serious gas problem. Name this sandwich and receive a free (if 4th-string) blessing. Worth every penny. The blessing, that is.   Advertisements

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The Rat Stuff

Today is trash day — and no matter what your political sensibilities are, it’s not to be confused with Veterans Day, Labor Day, Christmas Day, or Sandra Day O’Connor. It’s kind of like how “Smart Water” isn’t like “cold water,” … Continue reading

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Actual Headline

from the Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel last Saturday. It resembles English, just as the Sun-Sentinel resembles a real newspaper. Few people are fooled anymore. We have a Sunday subscription for which we pay $10 a YEAR: Guido figures it’s worth it … Continue reading

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Up Next: Battle of the Bottom Feeders

Just two weeks ago in this space, I obnoxiously opined that local coverage of the Marlins was a load of over-hyped fertilizer inspired by an aggressive and hollow ownership team, stuff that any sensible baseball observer recognized as smoke, mirrors, … Continue reading

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Park This

Wow — beautiful sunny April afternoon and I finish all my chores, assignments, and Satanic rituals — how about I spend an hour on the beach? I grab a tee shirt to sit on and a book. That’s my ritual … Continue reading

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Bone Zone

The French are at it again. PARIS — In one of the most image-conscious cities on earth, France’s Parliament has moved to make it a crime to use anorexic models or encourage anorexia, as authorities try to crack down on … Continue reading

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Base Bawl

And another season starts! Are we excited? Depends on who you are, I guess. If you’re a baseball writer in south Florida, you’re thrilled to the point of what former Fed Reserve Chief Alan Greenspan called “irrational exuberance,” known in … Continue reading

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