We were talking about science fiction, not fantasy.
Which explains why we prefer fiction.
However, compared to the traditional evening news shows, Fox News viewership is a drop in the bucket (just like all cable news channels): Fox viewers. The evening news shows on ABC, NBC and CBS are watched by over 27 million people each day.
I’ll confess to being homophonophobic: I can’t stand it when somebody uses a word that sounds the same but means different from the word he/she intended.
I think Clyde gets by two bucks at a time, borrowed from Lemont.
Demonstration of the Uncertainty Principle: if we knew what UFOs were, they wouldn’t be UFOs anymore.
It is if you’re on the sun.
For an example of the container-to-building conversion that didn’t work out so well, see “Judge Parker” about a year ago, right about the time they changed writers…
From Wikipedia: “In 1996, [Purdue engineering professor George] Goble was awarded the Ig Nobel Prize in Chemistry, for preparing a barbecue for cooking in less than 5 seconds by the use of a smoldering cigarette, charcoal and LOX (liquid oxygen). This act attracted the attention of the West Lafayette, Indiana fire department, which warned him to never let them catch him in the possession of LOX near a barbecue fire ever again.”
I believe this is still the record.
You’re thinking of retired defense [sic] secretaries.