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After years of inundating consumers with 20% off coupons, Bed Bath & Beyond has announced it will close 1/5 of its stores. Who knew fractions could be ironic?
For the Picture Of The Day, here is something special — Carl Reiner’s final performance, part of a fan-film version of “The Princess Bride” that Jason Reitman has done.
Thomas L. Friedman says Biden should refuse to debate Trump this fall unless these two conditions are met.
Here’s another in my series of pieces on how, when it comes to the coronavirus, we are not all in it together, thanks to the deniers, liars, and other covidiots.
For the Picture Of The Day, here’s a pre-Monty Python sketch that John Cleese and Graham Chapman did with Tim Brooke-Taylor and Marty Feldman, from “At Last The 1948 Show.” I just hope kids today can watch this and understand how rough life used to be.
Here are ten food-related things no one has ever said.
Over the weekend, a celebrity (who would love me to mention his name) announced he is running for president. It is nothing more than a publicity stunt, but here’s a fact you can append to any stories on this subject.
I have just re-watched one of my all-time favorites, the 1980 spy comedy, “Hopscotch,” and am finally giving it a spot on my Movies You Might Not Know list. Here’s why.
This bit the magicians used to do in their Las Vegas show seems like an appropriate Picture Of The Day for July 4th.
Next time someone tries to tell you some nonsense about COVID-19 being a hoax, or the threat being over, or not needing to wear a mask in public, show them up-close in-hospital reports from CNN’s Miguel Marquez like this one.
When my brother Seth ran the US Labor Department, he became very good at analyzing the jobs and unemployment numbers that came in from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here he is on MSNBC with another great analogy for the state of our economy after the BLS released its June jobs report this morning.
Here are reviews of five things I’ve watched lately, including a stage bio of Ann Richards, a new standup special from Greg Warren, a documentary about The Band, a Lily Tomlin/Julia Garner drama, and a movie about a voyeur with Asperger syndrome.
After reading these cautionary tweets from the owner, are you sure you still want to eat at the Freedom Cafe?
No matter what your cause is, if you tweet “Everyone should read this!” and attach a graphic of some text-heavy document with a tiny font that looks like an online eye test, be assured that no one will read it.
I’m saddened to hear of the death of comedy legend Carl Reiner, who was a guest on my radio show more times than almost anyone else. Here are some of my memories of him.
Here’s Randy Rainbow’s latest topical song parody video, along with my argument for why Lorne Michaels should hire him for “Saturday Night Live.”
My thoughts on husband-and-wife lawyers Mark and Pat McCloskey, who stood outside their million-dollar mansion in St. Louis pointing guns (he had a rifle, she had a handgun) as peaceful protestors marched by on Sunday.
Thoughts on five news items that caught my eye this weekend, including a new name for a state, a new job title for busboys, a new paranormal challenge, and more.