Monday, August 27, 2012

And Then . . . ?


To write a book one must be convinced that its author knows something about the basic subject of that book. Or at least believe he knows. (to be continued)


Playboy Interview with Richard Dawkins -- A candid conversation with the controversial atheist about the simple beauty of evolution, the improbability of God, and why the pope should be arrested.



Deprived of or lacking something.
Lonely and abandoned, esp. through someone's death or departure.



Sarah Chalke

Born Aug 27, 1976
Age: 36 years old.

Sarah Chalke is a Canadian-American actress known for portraying Dr. Elliot Reid on the NBC/ABC comedy Scrubs, "Second Becky" Conner Healy on Roseanne, and Stella Zinman in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother. She most recently had a recurring guest-starring role in season three of ABC's sitcom Cougar Town.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Born Aug 27, 1908
Died Jan 22, 1973.

Lyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States (1963-1969), a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President of the United States (1961-1963). He is one of only four people who served in all four elected federal offices of the United States: Representative, Senator, Vice President, and President. Johnson, a Texas Democrat, served as a United States Representative from 1937-1949 and as a Senator from 1949-1961, including six years as United States Senate Majority Leader, two as Senate Minority Leader and two as Senate Majority Whip. After campaigning unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination in 1960, Johnson was asked by John F. Kennedy to be his running mate for the 1960 presidential election.

Johnson succeeded to the presidency following the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, completed Kennedy's term and was elected President in his own right, winning by a large margin in the 1964 election.

Tuesday Weld

Born Aug 27, 1943
Age: 69 years old.

Tuesday Weld is an American actress. Weld began her acting career as a child, and progressed to more mature roles during the late 1950s. She won a Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Female Newcomer in 1960. Over the following decade she established a career playing dramatic roles in films. She was cast as Thalia Menninger in the CBS television series The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis. She appeared with Steve McQueen in The Cincinnati Kid. In 1961, when Weld was 18, she had an off-screen romance with Elvis Presley, her costar in Wild in the Country.

Martha Raye

Born Aug 27, 1916
Died Oct 19, 1994.

Martha Raye was an American comic actress and standards singer who performed in movies, and later on television. She was honored in 1969 with an Academy Award as the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient for her volunteer efforts and services to the troops. She appeared with many of the leading comics of her day, including Joe E. Brown, Bob Hope, W. C. Fields, Abbott and Costello, Charlie Chaplin, and Jimmy Durante. She joined the USO soon after the US entered World War II. Martha Raye was known for the size of her mouth, which appeared large in proportion to the rest of her face, thus earning her the nickname The Big Mouth.


To me in the desert tomorrow:

Here is the link to the video
 about A+ -- with PZ, et al.

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