Jewish World Review Dec. 21, 2005 / 20 Kislev, 5766
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Bolivia elected coca grower Evo Morales its president
Monday. He promises to legally grow cocaine for export to the
United States. He's just the latest in a long list of young
comedians who were influenced by the great Richard Pryor.
King Kong slipped at the box office last weekend, putting a
huge scare into the movie's investors. The film cost three hundred
million to make and market. If the box office take drops any
faster, King Kong will be the next governor of California.
Colin Farrell checked himself into rehab Thursday after two
years of tabloid headlines about his drinking. It takes awhile to
break through the denial. After Colin Farrell saw The Lost Weekend
he swore he would never watch another movie again.
President Bush insisted at a White House press briefing
Monday that he's not a dictator who's seeking dictatorial powers.
Americans know that's only half the battle. They won't feel safe
until Hillary Clinton makes the exact same promise.
Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Monday outlawed Western music and rock-and-roll from being played or aired in Iran. What a monster. Someday the people of Iran hope to live in a free country like ours where we outlaw the Howard Stern Show.
JWR contributor Argus Hamilton is the host comedian at The Comedy Store in
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