It's Cyber Monday, not Cyborg Monday.
Feel free to clog the internet with your wanton e-shopping, otherwise the robots have won.
It's also National French Toast Day
Eat as much French Toast (pan perdu) as you can or the terrorist have won.
November 28, 1943 -
Randall Stuart Newman, singer/songwriter, arranger, composer, and pianist was born on this date.
Newman has scored six Disney-Pixar films: Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Cars and most recently Toy Story 3.
November 28, 1943 -
Vincente Minnelli's gift to his future wife, Judy Garland, the musical film Meet Me In St. Louis, opened in NYC on this date.
Director Vincente Minnelli worked hard to make the movie as accurate to the times as possible. Not only did its novelist, Sally Benson, give explicit directions as to the decor of her home down to the last detail, but the movie's costume designer took inspiration for many of the movies costumes right out of the Sears & Roebuck, Montgomery Ward and Marshall Fields catalogs from the time period.
November 28, 1962 -
I'm too short to host a late-night talk show. It's like the bar at an amusement-park ride. You have to be six foot two or over.
Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, comedian, television host, and political satirist, was born on this date.
We're going to start in earnest our holiday video countdown very soon - so hang on
Today in History -
Sorry boys and girls but it's not a pleasant day in history today -
November 28, 1942 -
A fire at the sleazy Cocoanut Grove nightclub in Boston, kills 491 people. Flammable artificial palm trees aided the spread of the fire.
The numerous dead were crushed, burnt, and asphyxiated, all within minutes.
There's a lesson here boys and girl - sleazy nightclubs kill!!!
November 28, 1953 - Frank Olson, government scientist, jumps to his death from the Statler Hotel in New York City.
In 1975 it is revealed that Olson had been administered LSD by Dr. Sidney Gottlieb in a CIA experiment.
Only bad CIA agents kill!!!
November 28, 1981 -
A drunken Natalie Wood topples off her yacht near Catalina Island and drowns. Her husband Robert Wagner, and melodramatic friend Christopher Walken, were on board and unaware of her predicament, apparently having some sort of argument in the cabin -
possibly about whether or not a drunken Natalie Wood could float (you know that's still an awful joke.)
November 28, 1994 -
Jeffrey Dahmer is beaten to death with a broomstick by inmate Christopher Scarver while cleaning the prison bathroom.
Dahmer's brain was to be preserved in formaldehyde at the request of Mom, but a court ordered its destruction in late 1995.
There's yet another lesson here boys and girls, dirty prison bathrooms kill!!!
21 more shopping days until Hanukkah, 26 more shopping days until Christmas.
And so it goes