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Category Archives: Celebrity and Fame
Most sports-minded folks know the story of the Greek runner Pheidippides. After the Athenians defeated the Persians at the Greek city of Marathon, he’s the gent who ran back to Athens to tell of the victory. When he arrived, he … Continue reading
Indiana Wants Me! Lord, I Can’t Go Back There!
Much the buzz at the Miss America Pageant this year as Miss Indiana sashayed across the stage during the swimsuit competition. As contestants go, she was the veritable “chunky monkey” of the group. Twitter was alive with comments regarding the … Continue reading
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To Thine Own Self Be True!
Magic Johnson and I have one thing in common– neither of us is going to a Los Angeles Clippers game any time soon. Los Angeles Clippers owner, for now, Donald Sterling and I also appear to share something– neither of … Continue reading
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Who comes to mind when you think about the world’s most successful coach? A lot of big names impress us, particularly in the National Football League and for good reason. It’s tough to win in the NFL and names like … Continue reading
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It reads like a movie pitch. A double-amputee Olympic runner who supposedly guns down his girlfriend by accident on none other than Valentine’s Day. As the movie dawns on the screen, a beat up 1959 Peugeot convertible rolls up to … Continue reading
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I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke!
A company as large as Coca-Cola cannot avoid some type of controversy now and then. For instance, when Coke launched its ad campaign in China, the slogan “Coke Adds Life!” was translated into “Coke brings your ancestors back from the … Continue reading
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The 2013 Darwins Are Out ??? Or Are They?
A few weeks ago, a friend of mine sent me a link for the Darwin award winners for 2013 entitled “The 2013 Darwin Awards Are Out!” Being a fan of the Darwin Awards for the past 20 years, I clicked … Continue reading
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Redskins say “UGG!”
“Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part belonging to a man. O, be some other name! What’s in a name? that which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet;” When Shakespeare wrote Romeo and … Continue reading
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Split Second Into Eternity!
Fifty years ago, the world was stunned with the news of a heinous homicide that haunts many of us to this day– the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Throughout the last fifty years, many tried to explain what exactly … Continue reading
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When Chris Christie was a candidate for governor of New Jersey in 2009, I was unimpressed. He was an overweight, overbearing, over the top, loudmouth Republican politician. New Jersey voters were distraught. With New Jersey taxes going up, service going … Continue reading
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