Archive for May, 2008

Jupiter has a Fever, Let’s Raise Awareness!

Monday, May 26th, 2008

“The planet has a fever” — Albert Gore So goes the Veep’s passionate plea to save mother Earth from pyrogenic people. Plant a tree, drive a hybrid, don’t shop at Wal-mart, stop eating meat, replace incandescent bulbs with those corkscrew ones that contain mercury, and above all, raise awareness for our besieged planet.

Dick Martin, 1922-2008

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

Dick Martin was, I think, underestimated as a comedy talent. His shtick (with Dan Rowan) seems dated now, being remembered as second-tier Rat Pack wannabes. This ignores the ground-breaking nature of their Laugh-In Show.