Am I Here?
"I like paying taxes. With them I buy civilization." - Justice Oliver
Story Short: In lieu of actual
eBay they're auctioning an
original piece of art featuring the one and
wearing an Obama t-shirt, hand drawn by its
The auction ends 10-13-08 at 10:31 CST and
the current bid stands at $1,025.00. All
proceeds will benefit the Obama campaign.
Sure wish I'd won
the lottery last night.
I decided to watch an episode of the original
Bob Newhart Show on Hulu recently and I happened
to select a story which concerned Emily's
fear of flying. I was immediately struck
by the appearance of the cabin of the plane,
roomy. Did passenger flights in 1974 really
look like this? I'm no spring chicken but
the jets I flew in were as closely packed
as today. Any old stewardesses or pilots
out there who
Secondarily, I always thought this "fear
of flying" gag, which they reprised on occasion, was
a sly, VERY sly, allusion to Erica Jong's
racy 1973 novel of the same title.