Jewish World Review Nov. 2, 2005 / 30 Tishrei, 5766
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
NBC's Saturday Night Live has its thirtieth anniversary show
on Saturday. The original cast of the show nearly laughed Jerry
Ford out of office. Betty Ford got even with all of them ten year
later when she allowed them no meds during detox.
Brett Favre was stripped of the ball by a fan during a pass
play Sunday. The crowd cheered as he ran the ball into the end
zone. Cops arrested him for public drunkenness, leaving him just a
lap dance shy of completing the NFL player experience.
The Supreme Court refused Monday to block class-action
lawsuits against cell phone makers for failing to protect users
from radiation. People in Los Angeles were shocked to hear we'd
been exposed to radiation. We thought it was stage presence.
ABC's Commander in Chief show was accused by conservatives Friday of being a free prime-time advertising campaign for a future Hillary Clinton presidency. The show's writers are crafting every word of every script very carefully. Hollywood operates on the principle that with pretend power comes pretend responsibility.
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