Monthly Archives: February 2008

Comedy Tonight: Washington is For the Birds

Tonight’s comedy album is Washington is For the Birds, a masterpiece of political humor dreamed up by writer George Atkins (Rocky and Bullwinkle and Madam’s Place) and California-based freelance music producer Hank Levine. The premise of this album was to … Continue reading

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Zodiac Zingers

Tonight’s comedy album is What Month Were You Born?, a look at the different personalities related to the zodiac signs. In each of the comic sketches, an interviewer chats with someone possessing the traits of the astrological signs and usually … Continue reading

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Oscar Predictions

My friend Barry sent me his predictions for Oscar night: Best Picture: No Country for Old Men Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (“There Will Be Blood”) Best Actress: Julie Christie (“Away From Her”) Best Supporting Actor: Javier Bardem (“No Country for … Continue reading

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Comedy Tonight: Pat McCormick

Probably best known for his roles in two of the Smokey and the Bandit movies, comedian Pat McCormick was a more influential comic than you probably figured. For many years, he was a revered writer for Johnny Carson, even getting … Continue reading

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My Choice for Best Film (Animated Short, that is)

For years, I had hoped that the nominees for short films (animated and live action) would be screened before the Oscars so that I would not sit home with a blank look on my face when the nominees were read … Continue reading

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Truly amazing: House run on $0 heating costs

All I had to say after watching this video was “wow.” A Harvard professor designed his home to be totally green using construction materials and a heating system that actually lets him sell back utility costs, giving him a profit. … Continue reading

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Here’s a sign the Clinton campaign is in trouble

Don’t get me wrong. I will vote for whoever the Democratic nominee for President is. However, Hillary’s not going to win over voters with a music video as lame as this one is. The music track sounds like the opening … Continue reading

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