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Monthly Archives: August 2014

I’ve made it clear how brilliant I think Tina Fey is and how much I love her. I have to now declare my similar love and appreciation for Amy Poehler, the Bob to Fey’s Bing? I did not originally watch “Parks and Recreation” when it first came on NBC. I occasionally tuned in but it […]

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Following yesterday’s post, I think it’s only fitting to let David Letterman have the final word on Robin Williams. For now.

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It’s been a week since we all first heard of Robin Williams’ death by suicide. The more I think about it all, the sadder it all becomes.¬† I’ll have to stop watching the clips for a while. In my initial post, I wrote I had never been a huge fan of Robin Williams’ comedy and […]

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The entertainment world is still reeling from the news of Robin Williams’ suicide on Monday night. It is certainly a sad and tragic turn of events. I’m always uncomfortable at times like these because you know that the media loves such a tragedy because it gives them something juicy to report and boosts ratings. Hollywood, […]

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Forty years ago this evening, something wonderful happened. Back in the old days, when I was a kid, as I was in 1974, Major League baseball teams would regularly play an exhibition game against their top farm clubs every year in the home stadium¬† of said minor league club. Having grown up in Rochester, New […]

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