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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 [...]

The Teleplay’s the Thing!

If Shakespeare were alive today, He’d write for “Mad Men” or “Treme.” His moody Danish prince gone mad Would be some thug in “Breaking Bad.” His “Newsroom” scenes would surely please The fans of long soliloquies. He’d crank out “Cougar Town” for money. (Let’s face it, he was never funny!) Then students, centuries ahead, Would [...]

Just Five Seconds a Day!

Those fancy new ellipticals With TV sets installed Have changed my fitness regimen. I’m thoroughly enthralled! My intense aerobic workout Is complete before it starts. I tune in Beck or Hannity – My heart rate’s off the charts!