FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013
Fri., May 31, 2013, 10 a.m.
I've tried rewriting the lyrics of Foreigner's "Juke Box Hero" to make it "Hoopfest Hero," but the 1981 song stubbornly refuses to play along. Feel free to try it yourself. Good luck coping with all the rain imagery. Not to mention finding a rhyme substitute...
Fri., May 31, 2013, 6 a.m.
I was riding my bike home Thursday afternoon when I stopped in the southbound lane at the interminable traffic light at Jefferson and 2nd. I noticed a man walking on the sidewalk on the other side of Jefferson. He looked like "The most interesting man...
Fri., May 31, 2013, 4:25 a.m.
If his doctorate was from the academic realm of arts and letters, was he a one-ape cautionary tale about tenure and arrogance? If he was a medical doctor, was he, at best, an underachiever when it came to listening? www.screenjunkies.com On second thought, maybe he...
Fri., May 31, 2013
www.potatoboutique.blogspot.com Yes, I know you have seen this before. But it never hurts to review. There might be a quiz. Just imagine. Question 34: Is there an old photo in which "IDAHO" appears to be resting on an A-list movie star's breasts? Yes, you can...
THURSDAY, MAY 30, 2013
Thu., May 30, 2013, 1:20 p.m.
In today's comics, see if you can find guys in two different strips wearing virtually identical shirts. Then, once you have identified them, come up with a theory explaining it. Coincidence? I think not. The person or computer program at the syndicate who inks the...
Thu., May 30, 2013, 10:45 a.m.
There are plenty of older workers who are talkative at the office. Some of them never seem to shut up. And some young people hardly say a word. But it has struck me over the years that the general trend is for younger employees to...
Thu., May 30, 2013, 9 a.m.
The Slice has been inviting readers to play this game for many years. How do you do it? It's simple. Just think of songs that include the phrase "my baby" and replace those words with "Jan Brady." You know, "Jan Brady does the hanky panky."...
Thu., May 30, 2013, 6:30 a.m.
An early-rising reader noted the Slice column item today in which a local woman said she always took pride in the reference to "northern girls" in this song. My correspondent, who grew up in the South and is quite familiar with this Beach Boys classic,...
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2013
Wed., May 29, 2013, 1 p.m.
My friend Joel, who lives up near Colville, sent these photos taken at a recent Chewelah car show. He said he wondered for a moment if I had a secret life as an auto restorer. (See second photo.) I told him that if this was...
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