No relation: The Green brothers explain January 1 and Oregon “militia”, the latter before the recent arrests.
I saw this moving piece (90 seconds) on CBS Sunday Morning: The Man and the Dog.
Sharp Little Pencil: Bright Brit (For Alan Rickman).
Frank S. Robinson: Joe Krausman, Monkeyshines, and heightism. Joe writes on Facebook: “Carlos Rommulo, once president of the General Assembly of the UN, was very short. He went to Texas, and when asked how do you feel being short among so many tall men, he said, ‘I feel like a dime among nickels.'”
Celebrity anagram illustrations from illustrator Steve Rampton and Decluttr.com.
RIP, Abe Vigoda
The graphic above is from here.
3-day winning streak on ‘Jeopardy’. Not only is Amelia Hershberger from Albany, NY, reason enough to root for her, she attended Greenville Central School (as did my wife), she graduated from SUNY Albany (as did both my wife and I, albeit us in grad school), and she was a political science major (as was I).
Final ‘Jeopardy!’ clue stumps all 3 contestants, who all bet everything. The two people tied for first bet rationally; the woman in a distant 3rd could have bet nothing, or $5,999, or anything in between, and won. (Some really uninformed comments here.) BTW, would you have gotten the Final? I did, but I am of a certain age.
This has passed, but ‘Jeopardy!’ hopefuls can try out online features quotes yours truly.
I was looking through my draft posts. From 2008, and the original source is lost to me:
And to that end: IllumiBowl is a night light for your toilet.
Renaissance Geek: Music for MLK Day.
Muppets: She Loves You.
I linked to this before, as part of the Kennedy Center Honors, but it’s Aretha, FCOL.
HuffPo: A Shade of Jade: Interview With Rebecca Jade. That would be niece #1.
Google alerts (me)
Chuck Miller: Where rejection is growth.
Google alerts (not me)
Top teams win as Hucknall Wednesday Pool League heads for a tight finish. “Station B’s winners in their 8-0 romp at home to Chequers were George Roy, David Butler, Jason Smith, Danny Butler, Roger Green and PJ Singh on singles and the pairings of Andrea and Roger Green and Danny Butler and Jason Smith.”
Regional journalist turned TV wrestler dies aged 76. “Tributes have been paid to Roger Green…, who started out at the Portsmouth Evening News before working simultaneously Fleet Street and as a grappler in the ring.”