Ah, Gemma Arrowsmith, you do silly people so well…
It’s been a miserable 24 hours, so to cheer up a bit, but only a bit, I started thinking about which movie character best represents Trump. I mean, sure, there’s this guy from a 1930s German film… But he’s not a character, exactly. Who to pick? Who to pick? I think whoever it is has… Continue reading Which Movie Character Would Trump Be?
I love Gemma Arrowsmith’s comedy sketches. They’re from across the pond but easily translate into U.S. circumstances. Take this one, which skewers the differences between our economy and the one our parents and grandparents lived in. It’s called Win Your Parents’ Lives. Enjoy, or at least, try not to be bitter.
Bernie fans, I love you, and I like your candidate. But if your math skills are like this Bernie supporter, stay far away from Vegas, Atlantic City, your state’s lottery, and your own taxes. Oh, and when you go out, make sure someone else calculates tips.
When I was a sophomore in college, a person whom I will call Joey P. kept inflicting himself on me. He’d wave and greet me, sometimes from great distances. When closer, he’d press me to smile and cheer up. I loathed him with the white hot intensity of a trillion suns, and even today, thinking about… Continue reading Gemma Arrowsmith “Cheer Up!”
It’s from the Dudley Moore/Peter Cook/Eleanor Bron film Bedazzled. I don’t know what recent events could have made me think of that.
Do you feel like no one’s listening to you? Are you ignored at parties, in meetings, or during GOP Presidential Debates? Is it your wardrobe? Your breath? No. The real trouble is… YOU’RE JUST TOO SANE! Don’t worry. Despite the best efforts of Fox News and Glen Beck, a disquietingly high percentage of the U.S.… Continue reading You Too Can Be A Public Lunatic–A Reading List