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The Past

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Added by Doc Vega on December 27, 2017 at 4:44am — 4 Comments

A Fall From Grace

A Fall From Grace

To fall from Grace…

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Added by Doc Vega on December 22, 2017 at 3:48pm — 3 Comments

A Christmas Eternity

A Christmas Eternity

 

Why are there birds in the sky?

Why do I hear the…

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Added by Doc Vega on December 20, 2017 at 1:09pm — 6 Comments

Christmas Present

Christmas Present

Oh they say it's that time of year

Full of joy and Christmas cheer

But Baby you're no longer near

This holiday leaves a…

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Added by Doc Vega on December 19, 2017 at 5:00am — 24 Comments

An Inestimable Loss to the Nation

"Public Liaison", former  "The Apprentice" winner, Omarosa Manigault Newman, is leaving the White House to "pursue other…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on December 13, 2017 at 10:11am — 18 Comments

1 Sentence: Why the Way-Early Spate of Made-for-TV Xmas Fare

Hallmark's wont to inflict sappy Christmas fare onward from July reflects its certainty that its junk-buying aged core demo may well not be about by Black Friday.…

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Added by Jonathan Wolfman on December 9, 2017 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Vanessa Kachadurian why its important to write for non profits

 

In the past I have written how volunteering your writing skills to film festivals as Communication Director has its rewards.  Not only are you promoting art within your communities but you are getting your feet wet with creative writing skills to describe wonderful film stories.   Writing for your…

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Added by Vanessa Kachadurian on November 2, 2017 at 4:15pm — No Comments

A True Story for All Hallows Eve

 

Pam was a woman I met through my then wife as we struggled to support four kids in our new small custom home in an affluent Texas neighborhood. She had come from Arkansas to seek a new life in a rapidly growing Texas economy where employers trended toward the…

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Added by Doc Vega on October 31, 2017 at 3:00pm — 14 Comments

Jerry Lewis passed away today

He was 91. I'm too young to have been aware of him when he was at his peak, particularly with Dean Martin. His telethons collectively earned well over a billion dollars for his cause.



His career took off faster than anyone's I know about. He was twenty years old playing a club in Atlantic City, a singer got sick, he knew Dean and suggested him as a replacement, saying they could do an act together. Dean showed up, they hadn't produced the joint act, the owner went to Lewis and said… Continue

Added by koshersalaami on August 20, 2017 at 3:21pm — 5 Comments

Fleeing the Borg Through the Constellation of the Crab

 

We Are The Borg

Those of you who are Star Trek fans will remember Jeri Ryan’s character, Seven of Nine.  When captured Seven of Nine was a member of the Borg, a collective of humans who had been fitted with devices that made them androids, unquestioning subjects of the queen, and always a member of the collective, always in sync as a single great mind.…

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Added by Rodney Roe on May 14, 2017 at 12:00am — 11 Comments

Oscar Stunner — How Pleasant Run of the Mill Show Turned Into Nightmare For Announced Winner

Got to start with the appropriate lead in a review about a show sometimes fun, but never great, had an acceptable host with occasional clever bits, didn’t have big surprises for most of the awards, including announced winner La La Land for Best Picture.

Co-presenter Warren Beatty seemed to toy with the crowd as he fiddled with the card, which he then showed to Faye Dunaway, who…

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Added by Michael Russnow on February 27, 2017 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

What If?

(A reprint of years ago, which seems good today.)

There was no bad news on tv, radio, or online today?

Suppose we turned on the morning news and were greeted with our favorite morning anchor.

“Good morning, the entire world was at peace last night.  Not one war happened.  There were no shots fired.  There were no bombs blowing up anything.  There were no abandoned, abused or kidnapped children.  There are no violent deaths to report.  The…

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Added by Sheila Reep on August 2, 2016 at 8:25am — 9 Comments

gender/ sexuality zeitgeist 2015, massive link pile

hi all. just read today that Playboy magazine down to 800K circulation (from ~5.5M in the 1970s), and losing money ($3M/ yr) in the US, just decided to take out the nudity from its future issues, in an attempt to increase its circulation/ relevance.[c19] they found on their web site that hits went up when they took out nudity. SHOCKING! and this is not an april fools joke! (hefner is almost 90 now...) 

grew up some on…

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Added by vzn on October 13, 2015 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

July 6 2015 A.D. - Cosmic Reflections of this past 239th "Independence Day"!

How ‘bout that Holiday (rimshot!)!

Why the signing matters: only rock-solid stone would be a stronger (known) medium for this purpose than mere paper.

By the affixing of one's signature, the mere paper signifies guarantee in perpetuity of…

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Added by fred hallman on July 7, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Obama leads in singing Amazing Grace in eulogy!

The President made me cry today, tears of joy that is!

Added by fred hallman on June 26, 2015 at 3:00pm — 11 Comments

BTW: Good Politics, Questionable Policy - Disney Rewrites IT Lay-off with a Happy Ending

http://logok.org/disney-logo/

Three days ago I posted about Hillary Clinton's latest campaign speech with this title Good Politics, Questionable Policy and included this paragraph: "BTW:…

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Added by JMac1949 Today on June 17, 2015 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

"The Ballad of the SHAWSHANK CONNECTION" or... Prisoner of Luv

In light of the Prison Escape in upper New York & the sordid, yet hilarious affair with one of the Perps while sewing him a Power Drill - this will definitely be a movie I wanna see!  But for now - I give you a Sing-a-long:…

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Added by marilyn sands on June 17, 2015 at 8:00am — 8 Comments

Inland Surfing Florida Style

(Photography by A. Nony-Mouse with it's teeny weeny camera!)

Added by fred hallman on June 15, 2015 at 5:30pm — 8 Comments

Intolerance, The True American on KPCC and a World without Hate

http://oursalon.ning.com/profile/TedFrier

Intolerance…: To give credit where it’s due, Ted Frier’s post, “Right Demands Respect for Intolerance in Jenner Controversy” inspires this post; that and the fact that I…

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Added by JMac1949 Today on June 4, 2015 at 9:00pm — 16 Comments

1977: Kevin and Richard, Zeke and the Crew, the Saudi Waiter and Star Wars

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Kevin and Richard… - Kevin Crowley joined the staff because, despite the good money he made as a mud logger, he’d quickly grown weary of life off shore and on the road in the oil patch.  One Monday night we were drinking and playing darts at Jimmy’s Pub when he asked me how long it would take him to learn…

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Added by JMac1949 Memories on June 4, 2015 at 12:00pm — 10 Comments

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