Monthly Archives: March 2011

Damn, I wish I’d written that!

Every so often a blog post comes along that makes you say just that. Here’s one: Glenn W. Smith explains Fuddism. Advertisements

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The eternal sidekick- Frank McHugh

Frank McHugh came from a stage family, first treading the boards at the age of ten. Eventually he served a short stint on Broadway and was hired by Warner Brothers in 1930 as a contract player. Recognizing his versatility Warner … Continue reading

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Carl Barks- American artist

March 27 is the birthday of Carl Barks. Some of you already have a smile beginning, but others are trying desperately to remember what they learned in art history. Don’t bother, because it isn’t likely he was mentioned in your … Continue reading

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No more political comments for me!

First, I’m too old and tired. Second, politics has become as predictable as pro wrestling. Third, I’m taking a page from the playbook of our Politi-corporate overlords, and privatizing this part of my blog. From now on all political posts … Continue reading

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Outstanding article about Knut

Knut: A polar bear story by Tom de Castella appears today in the online BBC News Magazine. Using Knut’s life and the circumstances of his death as a springboard, the article goes into greater issues concerning the treatment of animals in … Continue reading

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Time for a comedy break: Reginald D. Hunter on the British comedy/panel show, “Would I Lie To You?”

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The reality behind the love songs

Michael Brown, the keyboard player of The Left Banke wrote Walk Away Rene, Pretty Ballerina and She May Call You Up Tonight about Renee Fladen, with whom he was in love. Unfortunately for Michael she was the girlfriend of Left … Continue reading

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