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Glad I read all the way down first; that was my first thought back at the top of the page.
Dr. Fishbeck is name checked in Tom Waits’ “Emotional Weather Report”.
Someone wrote a story about some guys wanting to program a computer to write the perfect science fiction story. Fed it all the pertinent data and turned it loose. The computer then proceeded to write “Nightfall”.
Re: Time Sensitive Humor: One of my favorite Todd Snider songs, ‘All Right Guy’, contains references to ‘that book with pictures of Madonna naked’, ‘It ain’t like I’m going on TV and tearing up pictures of the Pope’ and being pulled over by police and made to ‘do the stupid human tricks’.
“Some day my prints will come…”
This is your tailor calling, your cambric shirt is ready.
Not being allowed to pump your own gas is annoying when you are riding a motorbike with about a gallon and a half capacity, and your tank is shallow enough that if you stick the nozzle in far enough to activate the safety collar on the nozzle, you are ready in the shut-off zone; so you have to hold the collar back with one hand while holding the gas nozzle just outside your tank.
Auntie Mame: a great performance by Ms. Russell
You are referring, of course, to the War On Some Drug Users.
Are you subbing for Scherz?