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Your Problem Is Obvious!

In one of those “weirdly ironical” twists, yesterday’s really bad mood was both accentuated and relieved by a report on my local morning news that the Ohio State Fair would be opening today, and that the fair’s annual Butter Cow was all ready to go. I mean really, cows sculpted from butter? Life here in “The First World” is just so damned hard! :roll:

But that report did at least remind me of these hilarious Weird Al Yankovic videos… ;)

John Oliver On Making Fun Of Serious News

John Oliver On Making Fun Of Serious News

I’ve mentioned before what big fan I am of John Oliver and how happy I am that he now has his own “fake news” show, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, on HBO. Well now I have another reason to be happy, both for myself and for him, because the PBS NewsHour – one of the very few news programs I actually respect – has taken note of his comedic genius as well!

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A Peek Into Our Future?

With all our miraculous technological advances, is there any wonder why the people who envision them can have such positive expectations for the future? On the other hand, seeing the way we actually use this wonderful technology, I have to ask myself if the future we’re headed for is anywhere near as ‘bright’ as we dream it will be…