Monthly Archives: May 2010

Trouble Brewing

Sex and the City 2 seems to be more provocative than the usual chick-flick fluff: The rather scathing portrayal of Muslim society no doubt will stir controversy, especially in a frothy summer entertainment, but there’s something bracing about the film’s … Continue reading

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A Sad, Sad Day

We let Silver and Fred go today.  They were both quite elderly and their problems reached a terminal stage at the same time.  Hard as it is to know they’re dead, it was harder to know they were fading and … Continue reading

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An Epic Comeback

The Philadelphia Flyers, left for dead when they fell 3 games to none to the Bruins, came back to force Game 7.  There, again, they were left for dead when they fell behind 3-0 late in the first period.  Down, … Continue reading

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A Fan’s Prayer

Philadelphia plays Boston tonight in the Eastern Conference semi-finals, having been the only team since the 1975 Islanders to come back from a 3-0 deficit.  An Eastern Conference fan has a request for the Supreme Being: Dear God, I know … Continue reading

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No Place at the Country Club for Them!

SCOTUS 2011:  Six Catholics and three Jews.

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Quick Question

Is there a better hockey announcer today than Doc Emrick?  Guy would make a chess match sound thrilling. Update.  I’m pulling for Pittsburgh, but you won’t see a more beautiful goal than Max Lapierre’s.

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Then and Now

On Youtube, the CBS news coverage of the Kennedy assassination:  CBS was the only network with national programming that afternoon:  local NBC and ABC affiliates had their own programming.  Part 1 is the the broadcast of As The World Turns just before … Continue reading

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