Brush with Greatness

Brush with Greatness I’m reading The 50 Funniest American Writers. It’s an anthology by Andy Borowitz. Good stuff. When I finished the George Carlin section, I turned the page and, BAM! The next story caused a memory to come flooding back. A connection to a little story I tell. A brush with greatness. I occasionally have these strange little star crossings. Meeting someone famous, usually while … Continue reading Brush with Greatness

Skirt Length Theory

Skirt Length Theory There’s a well known (and I believe unfairly mocked) little economic indicator called the “Skirt Length Theory”. A.K.A. the “Hemline Indicator”. I’m not making this up. It’s science. In a nutshell, it says that if the fashion of the day is trending toward long skirts and dresses, the economy is in a bearish downturn. Bad. But if short skirts are all the … Continue reading Skirt Length Theory

Mr. Seinfeld Goes to Washington

Mr. Seinfeld Goes to Washington Can you believe it? This groundbreaking sitcom is coming to an end. Mr. Seinfeld Goes to Washington started out as a simple show about four friends and their wacky quest for the White House. But it has grown into a once in a lifetime television event. After a ratings dream season, the series ending episode will be broadcast on Tuesday, … Continue reading Mr. Seinfeld Goes to Washington