Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The Late Show


Last night I forced myself to stay up and watch the new Late Show starring Steven Colbert who replaced David Letterman as host. What a waste of time. I could have been reading, as I usually do at that time of day, or possibly sleeping, which is better yet.

Somebody should remind this Colbert guy that he's no Letterman. Mouth stuffed full of Oreo cookies... that's comedy?


Did You Know . . .?

A lobster's blood is colorless but when exposed to oxygen it turns blue.



On this day in 1908 Frank P. Lahm became the first military air passenger, when he flew in the Wright Flyer during trials at Fort Myer, VA.



calumny [CAL-uhm-nee]
1. The making of false and defamatory statements in order to damage someone's reputation; slander.
2. An attempt to spoil someone else’s reputation by spreading lies.
(The local official’s calumny ended up ruining his opponent’s prospect of winning the election.)



(born September 9, 1966)

Adam Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many Hollywood feature films that combined have grossed over $2 billion at the box office.

(born September 9, 1952)

Angela Cartwright is an English-born American actress primarily known for her roles in movies and television. Cartwright is best known as a child actress for her role as Brigitta Von Trapp in The Sound of Music. On television, she played Linda in the 1950s TV series Make Room For Daddy, and as John's & Maureen's daughter Penny Robinson in the 1960s television series Lost in Space.

(born September 9, 1972)

Goran Visnjic is a Croatian-American actor who has appeared in American and British films and television productions. He is best known in the United States for his role as Dr. Luka Kovac on the NBC television series ER.

(born September 9, 1981)

Julie Gonzalo is an Argentine-American actress and producer. She starred as Pamela Rebecca Barnes in the TNT drama series Dallas. Gonzalo is also known for her roles in films, including Freaky Friday, A Cinderella Story and Christmas with the Kranks, and well on television series Veronica Mars and Eli Stone.


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