Tag Archives: Europe

Next to the circus there ain’t nothing that packs up and tears out of town any quicker than the Christmas spirit. But commercially speaking, if there wasn’t Xmas we’d have to invent it — even if we do forget its true meaning: you know, the birth of Santa

When my last ex-wife and I would celebrate Christmas – and Chanukah – I would plead with her each and every year NOT to buy more gifts for the kids than could fill a supertanker. At least keep the massive … Continue reading

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The Wall Street boys got us convinced that we can’t get into heaven without good credit. So we must join the protest, because the law doesn’t even pretend to punish everything that is dishonest – that would definitely interfere with ‘bidness’…

In the movie, “The Wild Ones,” Marlon Brando, the motorcycle gang chief, is asked: What are you protesting? And while offering menacing leers about the store the muscular, leather-jacketed behemoth replies: “I don’t know, whaddaya got?” Today whats we gots … Continue reading

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Most everything is a lie. But so what? We’ve got to believe in something — as long as it makes us happy…. Now ain’t that the truth.

A ‘happy’ couple was visiting me one night. They wondered if I had brought home any of that great vodka from Russia where I was mostly working and living at the time. They chirped like mynah birds as they extolled … Continue reading

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