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Well, Let Me Say This About That is an interesting twist on current events, as told by Dallas' finest and funniest Craig McCartney.

Well, Let Me Say This About That

It seems that everyone loved Carol Channing. One of the nine movies Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy made together was 1948’s State of the Union. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were convicted of espionage associated with the Soviet Union in a case prosecuted by Roy Cohn, whose name today might be…

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Just Say No

Earlier this week, I saw the Turner Classic Movies montage of those who died last year. And as is usually the case when seeing one of these “In Memoriam” pieces, someone died and I didn’t know it. Bradford Dillman was a working actor, probably best remembered today as Robert Redford’s…

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Total Recall

So that California farm with the E. coli laced romaine lettuce has now recalled its red leaf lettuce, green leaf lettuce, and cauliflower. Boy, am I glad that farm isn’t raising Cheetos. Somehow, it seems insufficient to be told that contaminated products might possibly have been sent to your state…

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In The Case of Michael Cohen

With the sentencing of Michael Cohen this week and his statement to the judge before his punishment was pronounced, my mind wandered back to an incident from childhood that I hadn’t thought about in years. I had reached the age, maybe twelve or so, when I was allowed to ride…

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What A Tangled Web

Mother could be the absolute best at untangling things. She had a real talent for rubbing a thin chain, balled up as it may be, between her thumb and forefinger that would loosen the knot so that it could be straightened out. She also had a whole network of spies…

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Hope Springs Eternal

Sometimes, commercials backfire.  Karl and I were watching television this week when one came on for Whataburger.  Now, when Karl calls from the office and asks if he wants me to bring home burgers for dinner, the “whata” in burger is silent.  But this commercial was hawking the temporary return…

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Hot Nerds & High Anxiety

For me, the nerdy hot thing started with Howard Bannister.  And, even if the term “nerdy hot” actually is an oxymoron, it didn’t much matter when Ryan O’Neal as Howard dropped his pajama bottoms in the bathroom doorway while Barbra Streisand was taking a bubble bath in What’s Up, Doc?…

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And Miss Merriam Makes Me Think A Little

The English language has a rich and robust vocabulary.  So much so that I ended up in a linguistic wormhole trying to define the actual difference between some words that keep getting thrown around today.  For insight, I consulted by old friend, Miss Merriam-Webster. So I started with “privilege.”  Heard…

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