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Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Ron Howard, actor, director & producer (1954- )
See a very young Ron Howard this afternoon in The Music Man (1962) at 2:00PM (ET)

Lionel Atwill, actor (1885-1946) 41 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

First In Friendship: Small-Town Shows To Watch After Parks And Recreation

I haven’t been able to rewatch the Parks and Recreation finale yet. Part of it is because I’m just not ready to cry again just yet. 909 more words

Miscellany

No So Social Media

I’d like to pose a question.  When did your neighbors go from being your friends to the creepy people next door?  Was there some kind of creepy neighbor invasion across the US where your family was the only normal group of people left standing in Windsor Crossing?  703 more words

Articles

10 actors who played one character on multiple TV shows

Wily attorney Saul Goodman comes back to the small screen Sunday with the premiere of Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul (AMC, 10 p.m. ET). While we’re excited to learn about Saul’s latest exploits, his return made us remember several other characters who had lives beyond the shows that made them famous. 1,024 more words

TV

"There goes a goober for 'ya …"

My golf friends Dave and Ray introduced me a few years ago to a new moniker for locals I’d otherwise call rednecks.

“There goes a goober for ‘ya,” they’d say, referring to someone who was, well, a goober. 218 more words

whistling confused the squirrels par birdies at the all girl pool

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“the water’s out grandma”
“yes i know”, “how could you know
out of my ear”

grandma doesn’t care
if her husband plays golf
it’s only eighteen holes… 122 more words

Haiku

Jews not killed for "just being Jews"?

This blog continues http://clarespark.com/2015/01/18/is-antisemitism-rational-or-irrational/. I add to the prior blog that such historians as Deborah Lipstadt (in Beyond Belief) have alleged that Jews were killed for “just being Jews.” This is true insofar as all Jews, including the most assimilated or atheistic, are viewed by their enemies as a illegitimately powerful “race” inexplicably surviving and thriving for thousands of years. 588 more words

Antisemitism