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Reevely: Alex Trebek gets a key to Ottawa, and to Jim Watson's heart

Mayor Jim Watson is giving Alex Trebek a key to Ottawa for some reason.

Despite Watson’s reputation for attending anything, he prefers to attend things where people are happy. 727 more words

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Five Signs Your Tax Preparer Is An Idiot

When audited, pretends he can’t speak English… 162 more words

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There's only one real Jeopardy 'Power Player,' and his name is Alex Trebek, a true Canadian icon

The first of the loyalists took position at 7:30 in the morning. A brutally cold April rain may make daffodils droop, but it cannot daunt these hearty troops. 1,433 more words

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TV Shows Revisited: "Jose Chung's 'From Outer Space,'" 20 years later

This is the first in an occasional series about TV series and episodes.

To many critics and fans of “The X-Files,” it’s a forgone conclusion that the best episode is either “Clyde Bruckman’s Final Repose” or “Home.” They are both fine episodes, emblematic of the series smartly using some of its best assets. 635 more words

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Alex Trebek is a Cyborg

Today I had the honor of attending a Jeopardy taping at DAR Constitution Hall, as the entire crew was in DC for the Power Players segment. 245 more words

Louis C.K. Is Going On 'Celebrity Jeopardy!' To Battle Political Pundits

Something truly wonderful is going to happen on Jeopardy! in late May. “Wait a minute,” you’re probably thinking. “Is this an election year? Does that mean…” YES, a special edition of  293 more words

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The illusion of an educated mind

“The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.” (Daniel J. Boorstin)

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My wife and I, like so many people in this land, often watch…

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