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Little Orphan Annie’s Career As Maine Meteorologist Is Short Lived

Little Orphan Annie, that adorable scamp who became famous when Broadway decided to turn her depressing life story into an upbeat musical, is back to singing about the hard knock life. The now thirtysomething spitfire with the freckled face and … Continue reading

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Holy Casting Calls! Robin Williams To Team Up With Batman While Boy Wonder Recuperates

The villains of Gotham City have a new Dynamic Duo to battle (for the next 6-8 weeks, pending the outcome of rehab and a repeat MRI): Batman and Robin Williams! This exciting pairing was made necessary by the injuries Robin, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Think Tank: Heroes Edition

Happy Friday, Modern Philosophers.  It has been a long, eventful week, but thankfully, it’s over now, as is the chaos in Boston that has left us all a little on edge. I thought I’d change things up this week by … Continue reading

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Popeye Tells Oprah: “I Cheated! I Was Strong to the Finish, But it Wasn’t From Spinach…”

Popeye, the cartoon icon and retired sailor, shocked the world today by sitting down with Oprah Winfrey and confessing to using performance enhancing drugs.  “I am what I am, Oprah, and what I am is a sham,” the disgraced hero … Continue reading

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