KEEP TALKING – BY TOM CURLEY

A weird thing happened this week. Other than that last week was “Peak Death Week.” (Sorry, I didn’t get anybody a card). For the first time ever I didn’t immediately mute my TV when the Covidiot-in-chief comes on to do the daily “5 O’clock Follies” and spend two-hours doing what he normally would do at … Continue reading KEEP TALKING – BY TOM CURLEY

COMRADE LEADER AND THE BLOGSTERS – Rich Paschall

A SERENDIPITY Fractured Spy Tale, by Rich Paschall It was a long hall with high, vaulted ceilings, elegantly appointed with gold-leaf trim. The walls were appropriately red on the upper two thirds, with an elegant dark cherry wood wainscoting below. Down the middle of the hall ran a long table made of the finest dark … Continue reading COMRADE LEADER AND THE BLOGSTERS – Rich Paschall

FAKE NEWS WOULD MAKE LIFE EASIER – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — News You can't live without news, but no one can live with it either. I don't know how currently active reporters manage to cope with the news these days. It used to be a job. A hard job, an active and sometimes even significant job. Now, it's like being on the front … Continue reading FAKE NEWS WOULD MAKE LIFE EASIER – Marilyn Armstrong

THE ” WAR OF THE WORLDS ” MYTH – BY ELLIN CURLEY

I went to a presentation celebrating the 80th anniversary of Orson Welles’ 1938 radio broadcast of H.G. Wells’ “War of the Worlds”. The reason this particular broadcast has lived on in history and is still remembered and talked about today is really quite interesting. The radio play starts with a typical program playing music from … Continue reading THE ” WAR OF THE WORLDS ” MYTH – BY ELLIN CURLEY

PIZZA WITH PINEAPPLE AND CRISIS ACTORS – Marilyn Armstrong

WEEKLY Word Prompt: Question The answer to most serious questions is another question. Serious things don't have simple answers. For example, "Does this pizza require a longer time to cook or will it dry up?" There are no quick answers to any questions pertaining to pizza. Let's discuss pineapple. Whose idea was it to put fruit … Continue reading PIZZA WITH PINEAPPLE AND CRISIS ACTORS – Marilyn Armstrong

POLITICAL CARTOONS OF THE WEEK – Marilyn Armstrong

I collect them. Whenever I see a really good one, I save it for the next time I need something funny where humor is hard to find. This week, I haven't done anything that warrants political cartoons, but these are all so good, I figured -- why not? Have a laugh. Show them to someone … Continue reading POLITICAL CARTOONS OF THE WEEK – Marilyn Armstrong