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Skywalker vs Picard on TV

Skywalker vs Picard on TV

Star Trek Versus Stars Wars is finally getting some time on film. Sort of. New commercials for Uber Eats came out yesterday featuring Mark Hamill, aka Luke Skywalker, facing off against Sir Patrick Stewart, aka Captain Picard. There’s ominous music and the two glare at each other from opposite sides of a warehouse. Mark has…Read more »

The Wretched Nurse Ratched on Netflix

The Wretched Nurse Ratched on Netflix

Netflix launched a new show called “Ratched” four days ago and they’ve already signed on for a second season. “Ratched” is about nurse Ratched, the really mean nurse from “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest”. Her character evoked such an emotional response from the public that saying “Nurse Ratched” was applied as slang any time…Read more »

Virtual Santa Visits

Virtual Santa Visits

Considering Covid, will you be taking your children to visit Santa at the mall or other places? Will Santa actually be visiting those places? If not, Santa is making virtual visits possible on a lot of websites. At https://santa-claus-virtual-visits.com/ you can talk to Santa on Zoom. He’ll even record it for you and send you…Read more »

Bolton, Broccoli, and Cheddar love triangle.

Bolton, Broccoli, and Cheddar love triangle.

A restaurant has brought a couple of my favorite foods together. Mac and cheese mixed with cheddar broccoli soup. And, to take it up a notch, they threw in Michael Bolton. It’s a new item for Panera. They have a commercial showing Michael Bolton belting out this tune in a robe at a mansion and…Read more »

Colts Fan Accidentally Gets Player’s Wedding Ring

Colts Fan Accidentally Gets Player’s Wedding Ring

Ever accidentally left your wedding ring somewhere? You go into panic mode. Darius Leonard, who plays for the Colts, took off his gloves after the game yesterday and gave them to a kid in the stands. The kid and his uncle realized Darius’s wedding ring was stuck in the glove, but not until after Darius…Read more »

The “Karen” Halloween Costume

The “Karen” Halloween Costume

If your name is Karen, you’re probably not going to like this Halloween as much. Retailers are predicting that the most popular outfit this year will be the “Karen” costume. That’s referring to the term that’s been used this year to describe a woman who gets overly dramatic about perceived slights. An artist in Los…Read more »

Friday Feel Good Feature – Equine Survivors Of The Fires

For this week’s Friday Feel Good Feature, I picked a story about the wildfires in Oregon that had a happy, if not bittersweet ending. Patti Candell, of Mehama, Oregon was forced to flee her home and farm because of the wildfires. Most of the town burned down including a barn where the horses were kept.…Read more »

Princess Bride Cast Reunites For Table Read

Princess Bride Cast Reunites For Table Read

The cast of “The Princess Bride” got back together recently, via Zoom, to do a table read of the movie. It was done as a fund raiser for the Wisconsin Democratic Party. Almost everyone from the original movie was there except for Andre The Giant. His part was played by Josh Gad. Mandy Patinkin even…Read more »

Beautiful nature pic.

Beautiful nature pic.

I saw this on a friend’s page yesterday. It’s described as: Mammatus clouds from tornado warned storm over an abandoned house. August 30th 2020, South Dakota. The best word I can come up with is “awe”. As in “It leaves me in awe”.Read more »

Dentist on hoverboard gets 12 years in jail.

Dentist on hoverboard gets 12 years in jail.

Probably the last person you want to see joking around while doing his job is a dentist. And a court in Alaska agrees. Seth Lockhart, an Alaskan dentist thought it’d be cute to extract a sedated patient’s tooth while he was standing on a hoverboard, has been sentenced to 12 years in jail. A few…Read more »