Tag Archives: William Shatner

Donald Trump, in a rousing interpretation of Blue Oyster Cult’s “Don’t Fear the Reaper,” tells the people of America to embrace COVID-19

Donald Trump, we were told late last week, had been diagnosed with COVID-19. Being the President of the United States of America, he received the best treatment available on earth. Today, as you can see in this video, he’s telling people that, because he survived the disease, they should not fear COVID. “Don’t be afraid […]

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Kepler-452b

Oddly enough, this has absolutely nothing to do with the recent shootings in the neighborhood. I just think that maybe it’s time to pack up the family like Dr. John Robinson and head off into some quiet corner of the universe, away from people. I know William Shatner says “It’s lonely out in space,” but, […]

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It’s Halloween: “the ghosts will spook, the spooks will scare, why even Dracula will be there”

Having done the Halloween thing with the kids, and listened to both The Shaggs and Screamin Jay Hawkins, I’m now settling down in front of the computer to watch my annual allotment of scary movies. Sadly, John Carpenter’s Halloween doesn’t seem to be available on Netflix, so it looks like I’ll be watching either The […]

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Introducing my new Hall and Oates cover band, Corridor and Grain

Yesterday, after having lunch with my reclusive rock star friend Pete Larson, he and I were driving around Ann Arbor, listening to loud music, with our windows rolled down, and taking turns, as we often do, commenting on how much we hate the things around us. Well, at some point, the Hall and Oates song […]

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