Monthly Archives: December 2016

Entry 618: Quickies IV–Carrie Fisher/Debbie Reynolds Edition

Often I come across stories about which I have a few snide comments, but not enough for a full post. So every once in awhile, I collect them for a Quickies post. In the wake of the dual deaths of … Continue reading

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Entry 617: A Splash from the Past

My recent post about buying a mattress reminded me of the bed I had in the early 80’s. I was single and living in Manhattan and decided, in a moment of complete insanity, that I wanted a waterbed. Remember those? … Continue reading

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Entry 616: Forlornaments

Happy holidays, everyone! Idea: Mark Hallen Illustration: Casey Hallen

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Entry 615: I Think I’ll Sleep on It

You know what millennials are really good at? They can sleep just about anywhere. They can sleep on the couch at a friend’s apartment and not be bothered by the spring that is emerging from the middle of the cushion, … Continue reading

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Entry 614: Rudolph the Bluetooth Reindeer

Hey, everybody, it’s Mr. Dumbtech here, with great last minute gifts for those on your list who agree with the immortal words of Sheldon on The Big Bang Theory: “Everything is better with Bluetooth.” At the time, Sheldon was talking … Continue reading

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Entry 613: What’s the Matter With Kids Today?

Talk about your ungrateful children! Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is being sued by two of her offspring. And I absolutely know for sure that she was not a bad parent to them. I know that because they haven’t been … Continue reading

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Entry 612: Santa News

Welcome to SNN, the Santa News Network, all Santa, all the time. And now, these actual breaking stories from around the country. Dateline Oregon: Santa Banned from Schools The Hillsboro School District has banned all religious-themed decorations in classrooms, including Santa … Continue reading

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