I was sad to read today that comedian Kevin Meaney just died. Some of you know I take comedians very seriously. I remember watching Kevin starting in the late 1980s, and even though he never really made the big time (although at first he seemed that he would), he stuck with it all these decades and was able to make a living at it, which is damned hard. Here’s his first Johnny Carson appearance; it starts off slow but gets better:
I find this clip terribly touching: it was Norm Macdonald’s final appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. The ending is priceless.
Dada-ist genius. Before its time. Only the most enlightened Slopers will get it. More fun than charts.
It’s been out for a few years, but I only discovered this show a couple of weeks ago. It’s genius.
I think the world has become insane at a slow enough pace that no one has really noticed. Let’s just step back a moment and observe this article I saw in this morning’s paper: