Friday, November 20, 2009

Hey - it's going around

The disturbance in the force that you felt was not the destruction of another planet and millions of voices crying out as one - Oprah is leaving her syndicated talk show in September of '11 to concentrate on her all Oprah , all the time network.

Coming up in '11 on The Oprah Network - the special Oprah's Pap Smear show and Colon Cleansing with Oprah,"I've never felt so alive" special.

November 20, 1965 -
Michael Louis Diamond, better known as Mike D, member of the Beastie Boys, was born on this date.

We are all getting old.

Today in History -
November 20, 1917 -
T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) was held prisoner, whipped, and repeatedly raped by Turkish Army officers. He apparently thoroughly enjoys the experience.

Shades of Midnight Express.

In 1975, Generallismo Francisco Franco started his brave and courageous mission to remain dead.

He is still working at it today.

November 20, 1984 -
McDonald's made its 50 billionth hamburger .

Mrs. Edna Bulgewards has just finished digested that meal.

November 20, 1985 -
Windows 1.0, a 16-bit graphical operating environment was released on this date. It was Microsoft's first attempt to implement a multi-tasking graphical user interface-based operating environment on the PC platform. Windows 1.0 was the very first version of Windows launched.

If you think I'm going to make fun of Bill Gates, you're mistaken. Hooray for Big Brother!!!

35 more shopping days until Christmas, 22 more shopping days until Hanukkah.

And so it goes

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