Monthly Archives: September 2015

Racism in Advertising

In the past year, TV advertisements show more social mixing of races than I see in my own distorted little world. If several 30-something guys are shown partying around a TV football game, some will be black, guaranteed. If several … Continue reading

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The Pope Leaves Philadelphia

As a non-Catholic I call him Uncle Frank, no disrespect intended. On the contrary, when I was growing up, I addressed special family friends as “Aunt” or Uncle,” but only a select few who were very special. The pope’s visit … Continue reading

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Attractive Women

It’s all about having babies.  When we say a woman is attractive, we are not talking about her intellect or her social consciousness.  We mean, plain-and-simple, she displays the ability—and desire—to have babies, that she appears as if she would … Continue reading

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The Pope Comes to Philadelphia

Everyone in Philadelphia knows the pope is coming. Anyone who has ever been to Philadelphia knows the pope is coming. Anyone who even thinks they might someday be in Philadelphia knows the pope is coming. Philadelphia’s City Hall has assured … Continue reading

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Understanding Fantasy Football

“Fantasy Football Turns Into a Nightmare,” by Jason Gay. The Wall Street Journal, 9/17/2015. The popularity of Fantasy Football seems to have exploded this year, and TV ads for their sites have pretty much replaced beer ads during timeouts. Professional … Continue reading

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Costco Hearing Aids

Back on March 8, 2008, I wrote about getting my first hearing aids, and why I chose to get them at Costco, which then was an unusual source. I now have considerably more experience with them and can add more … Continue reading

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The Not So Funny Photo

I debated about including this photo in the previous posting, but went with it because it fit the subject, and I do not really know its circumstances. For a long time I thought it was just a funny photo I … Continue reading

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