ONLY FOUR MORE BLOGS COUNTING TODAY….SADNESS IS BEGINNING TO SET IN….
however, i am excited about one thing…..
1. here come your thursday funnies…
yep…even though they won last night, i still have to do this!!!
i can, off the top of my head think of two people that may get the following treatment….
I’M FEELING JUST LIKE THE NEXT ONE…..(yeah right…)
i think EVERYBODY will like the next one….
2. remember the hit variety show “LAUGH-IN?”
it was a huge show on NBC from 1968-1973…..
see if you remember some of the characters on the tv show….
one of the stars of the show is having a birthday today…it’s the zany comic lady JOANNE WORLEY…she turns 75 today……remember her?
here’s JOANNE WORLEY today at 75……
3. “ROWAN AND MARTIN’S LAUGH-IN” was hosted by DAN ROWAN and DICK MARTIN….
DAN ROWAN died in 1987 at the age of 65…here’s one of his later year pictures….
DICK MARTIN lived a lot longer…he died in 2008 at the age of 86…
4. one of the guys that i remember the most on “LAUGH-IN” was comedian ALAN SUES….it’s not that i cared for his zaniness, but i just remember him over a lot of the characters…..
ALAN SUES died this past year at the age of 85…here he was in his later years…
5. i love the band “TRAIN.” love love love them….i want to go see them again in concert ASAP…..their new song “50 WAYS TO SAY GOODBYE”, i think, is possibly their best song ever…and it features “THE HOFF.”
check out the video….
6. my last official duty on the radio is doing the CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK TELETHON next wednesday thru friday at SANFORD HOSPITAL in ABERDEEN…..i’m thrilled and HONORED that they group wanted me to stay long enough to do the telethon….however, i can’t even imagine how emotional it’s going to be….i mean, the telethon is emotional enough, but couple that with my last day in radio? WOW…i’d better have an entire box of kleenex handy…..
7. BILL CLINTON spoke at the democratic convention last night…..he tried to be like CLINT EASTWOOD and talk to an empty chair, but he ended up talking to an empty stripper pole….
8. a recent study finds that half of AMERICANS die nearly broke….the other half are still alive…..
9. a new study says that the shape of your glass can influence how much beer you drink? that’s why i drink straight from the keg…(BY THE WAY, WE SPEND MONEY ON IDIOTIC RESEARCH LIKE THIS? GEEZ….)
10. JOEY BUTTAFUOCO is writing a “tell-all” book about his affair with AMY FISHER…you can find it in the “WHO GIVES A CRAP” section at your local bookstore…if you can find your local bookstore…..
11. a strip club in NEW YORK wants to avoid paying sales tax because it claims stripping is “an art.” i’ll be darned…..who knew that all of us guys are patrons of the arts!!!
12. JOKE OF THE DAY: (just about wet my pants on this one this morning….)
He approached a uniformed security guard and said,
“I’ve lost my grandpa!”
The guard asked, “What’s his name?”
The guard smiled, then asked, “What’s he like?”
The little tyke hesitated for a moment and then replied,