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Blogging my spam comments on purpose

First of all, I’m giving Tony Burgess a hat tip for giving me this idea.  He didn’t exactly say “hey, it’d be a cool idea to lay about and vociferate about the oatmeal filler in your Askimet comments filter,” but … Continue reading

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I’ve written stuff so good, I am forced to MENTION IT myself.

When magician Ricky Jay performs his playing card throwing act, in which two of the cards are thrown into the exact same spot–literally with no space between them, he berates the audience with that same line I use in my … Continue reading

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Four blurbs you’ll never read anywhere else

I simply have to thank Lynette Noni for bringing the following legendary exercise in pith and summation back to the front of my mind. Little did Rick Polito know in 1998 that his witty rundown of classic movie lore would be … Continue reading

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