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National Sketch Month: 3 of the same sketches?

Will, Erik and I wrote 3 different sketches with the same title. Twice. You see I’ve been participating in the Unofficial Sketch Month. Ben Ragheb and Michelle Dobrawsky are the ones who championed it. I recall brother Will doing it last year. And Silvija Ozols mentioned to me in August that she had plans to […]

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Helpless: A Story in Capes

The following was inspired by Will Hines: Helpess A shot rang out and the Senator collapsed to the floor. His daughter clutched the wounded man’s side screaming for a doctor. Seemingly from nowhere Dr. Spiral stepped forward. Dressed for a night out in his best suit he took the Senator’s body into his arms. He […]

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News Bits for September 3, 2008

John McCain has chosen Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate in his bid for President of the United States. He hopes the combined ticket of McCain/Palin will score better with the “creeped out by old people” demographic. New York State has begun monitoring obesity in their school systems, collecting summaries of BMI and […]

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What is Eagle Eye about?

Eagle Eye starring Shia LaBeouf and Michelle Monaghan opens September 6th but the title is so dull and uninspired no one knows what the movie is about. I asked some people what they thought the movie was about: “I assume it’s about a sharp shooter. A Desert Storm movie maybe? Or an assassin movie. Or […]

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Obama chooses Biden as running mate

Barack Obama has announced that Joe Biden would be his Vice Presidential Running Mate. The first people to learn of the news were alerted by Text Message, after they signed up for alerts via the Barack Obama Campaign website. The next people to learn were the other possible running mates, Governor Tim Kaine and Senator […]

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No One Cares that Ricky Martin Becomes Father of Twins

Wednesday, August 20th, Ricky Martin becoming the father of twins was dwarfed by Matt Damon having a daughter. Even the fact that Ricky Martin had his children through a surrogate mother wasn’t enough to make up for the huge fame differential between Ricky Martin and Matt Damon. Also in the news Angie Harmon and Jason […]

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Chinese Government Excuses

Recently the Chinese Government competed in Olympic Gymnastic with underage girls. Although their passports claim they are 16 there are older articles that have been found reporting the girls to have been 13 months earlier. With the intent to build better international relations with China I offer up these excuses they can use to get […]

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Producer sues Vanessa Hudgens for $5 million

Johnny Vieira, a guy who claims to be a music producer, is suing Vanessa Hudgens for breaking a settlement that was reached when Johnny Vieria illegally signed Vanessa to a contract when she was still a minor. Viera believes he deserves a share in advances, royalties and merchandising from Hudgens’ career. He also feels he […]

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Georgia claims Russians have cut country in half

The world watches on as Georgia has been effectively cut in half when Russia captured the main east to west highway located near the city of Gori. Georgian President, Mikhail Saakashvili, is outraged at the action, but Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has asked Georgia to relax and wait ensuring that after the initial shock […]

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The First Date at Her Apartment

The lights rise to reveal a man and a woman sitting on a couch next to each other. The man, BLAKE, shifts uncomfortably glancing at the woman, GRETCHEN, who is completely enraptured by something on the television. BLAKE: So you’re a big fan of Battlestar. GRETCHEN: mm-hmm. BLAKE: It’s funny I thought… GRETCHEN: shhhh. BLAKE: […]

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