Category Archives: That’s Life

Hang down your head, Hearst Newspapers

There’s been a running argument over the last 20 years or so about whether or not newspapers should run ads on their front pages.  The front page is sacred, the old school guys insist: all news and only news, because … Continue reading

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Just a little something something from me to you for the holiday

Two little somethings, in fact, which I hope you will find useful and entertaining. First off, in regard to Pilgrim Fun Facts: what would you say if I told you that some of the core plot points we were taught … Continue reading

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Everything in the news is interrelated to everything else

And who better to prove the point than Tom the Dancing Bug… Thanks to TtheDB and GoComics.com

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Heralding the Classic with a clash of the brass

Are you like me, are you looking forward to what ought to be a pretty good World Series between Boston and St. Louis starting tonight?  Of course you are.  And this may just be me not paying attention, but I’m … Continue reading

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Furlough Journal: The end of an error

Uh, that’s it? After more than two weeks of a partial government shutdown and right up to the brink of a government default on its bills, all forced by extremist Republicans trying to coerce Democrats and the president to give … Continue reading

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