Jewish World Review June 21, 2004 / 2 Tamuz, 5764
important news ....
Around the World in Eighty Days bombed at the box office
last weekend handing Disney a huge financial setback. It came as a
shock to the studio executives and the accountants. They expected
the movie to draw like Titanic, not sail like Titanic.
Shinnecock Hills hosted the U.S. Open Sunday after
landscapers cleared out all the woods, turning it into open,
windswept course. All foliage was removed. In the last twelve months,
only Michael Moore has put more money into uprooting the Bushes.
Michael Moore's movie Fahrenheit 9/11 opens on Friday. His
movies have blasted General Motors, the National Rifle
Association, and now the Bush war policy. Still, NASCAR fans won't
be convinced he's the anti-Christ until he comes out against beer.
Michael Moore got an offer of help from Hezbollah Thursday
for the marketing of his anti-war movie Fahrenheit 9/11.
Terrorists love the picture. It's starting to look like Osama bin
Laden refused to attack Hollywood out of professional courtesy.
Bill Clinton plugged his book in a one-hour interview with
Dan Rather on CBS' 60 Minutes Sunday. The descriptions got pretty
graphic. No one wants to say he's overexposed but some of the best
parts of the interview were electronically concealed.
The New York Times reports that the Bill Clinton
Presidential Library in Little Rock will have a glass-walled
apartment on the roof for his use. He plans to give many of the
guided tours personally. The replica of his Oval Office study will
be a petting zoo.
Monica Lewinsky refused to answer questions from New York
reporters Friday and flew to Little Rock for a friend's wedding.
Bless her heart. Only Monica Lewinsky would think she could escape
any reminders of Bill Clinton by flying to Little Rock.
Afghanistan's president Hamid Karzai addressed the U.S.
Congress last week. He vowed he would put an end to the economy of
opium and the rule of the gun. For crying out loud, can't the
Detroit Pistons celebrate just one championship in peace?
Senator John Kerry's campaign refused Tuesday to say how he
will vote on the marriage amendment. The candidate can't take a
position on gay marriage until he learns the answer to two
questions. Which one is the wife and how much is he worth?
The U.S. Capitol Visitors Center is under construction to
ensure that tourists are screened at security checkpoints far from
the House and Senate chambers. It's a precaution to protect the
Capitol building from disturbed individuals. Elections are risky enough.
Los Angeles observed the tenth anniversary of O.J. Simpson's slow-speed car chase up the San Diego Freeway Thursday. O.J. and his buddy A.C. Cowlings had to drive back up to Los Angeles when their plan to hide in Orange County was foiled. The sun came up.
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