Monthly Archives: May 2018

Best Column of the Day

goes to Dana Milbank of The Washington Post, who previously wrote Trump`s mock Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech. He calls Trump a madman rather than a liar and also speaks of a psychological condition called emotional adaptation, which he believes Trump … Continue reading

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Leading by Example: Bethenny Frankel

An impressive American woman celebrity. Going to Puerto Rico, before Trump or U.S. relief arrived, to give out money donations to survivors she met. Way more impressive than Ellen, Oprah, Hillary or Martha, for instance, in this tragedy. Bethenny is … Continue reading

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On This Day in History

In 1498 Columbus set sail on his 3rd voyage. In 1536 Henry VIII married Jane Seymour, 11 days after beheading Anne Boleyn. Marlowe, Rubens, Alexander Pope, Voltaire, and Pasternak all died on this date. Born today: Bob Hope, Faberge, Mel Blanc, … Continue reading

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Joy Round My Brain

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Cheers!

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The Boys Over

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Edible Arrangements: Weekend Treat

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Letterbox Dog

Shades of the opening overhead letterboxed shot of Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia

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Omissions from the Great American Read Top 100 List

(Stevenson didn’t make the cut)   They picked Tom Sawyer over Huck Finn (called the Great American Novel by many) and left out: Robinson Crusoe (probably for politically reasons) Candide (too witty, satirical, and ironic?) Madame Bovary (too mature and risque?) … Continue reading

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Some humor amid the disaster out there–

the Trumpy Bear commercial on YouTube. Satire and fact brushing uncomfortably close. A clever spoof with marketing spin. 59% of America will buy this product, because it’s ‘so cute’. The guys who came up with this edgy idea will make … Continue reading

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