Richard's Poor Almanac by Richard Thompson for July 05, 2013
blam boy 1: leapin' lizards boy 2: holy moley in 1942 wartime rationing forces citi-zens to make their own roman candles by mixing moxie, odol, jell-o, postum & victory brand flour substitute in a mason jar. twenty six year later a more stable form of this compount propels apollo astronauts to the moon! woman: damn them! pif nowadays every town, every neighborhood, has its own july 4th fireworks show. and recently, pyrotechnicians have used "star wars" missile defense technology to develop fireworks that can seek and destroy those in a competing town!