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Where Are They Now?

Whatever became of the Frito Bandito, That cringeworthy icon of ’60s TV? The ad men all thought he was perfectly neat-o, Till someone discovered he wasn’t PC. But now is his outlook a trifle less narrow, A tad more enlightened than decades before? Or does he just loaf in his giant sombrero And twiddle his [...]

Roadside Poetry

IF THESE WERE OLDER, SIMPLER TIMES, I’D STILL BE WRITING CHEESY RHYMES. BY DAY, BY NIGHT, I’D TOIL AND SLAVE, COMPOSING SIGNS FOR BURMA-SHAVE.