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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Tuesday Scrapple

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner died last week.  91.  Say what you want about the guy, but he had a profound impact on American culture.  Not many people can say that.

It's now official.  California is moving its presidential primary to March.  That's a game changer.

I watched "Late Late Show" with James Corden for the first time, in a long time, last week.  Charming personality, but the show hasn't evolved much in its first two years.

I've grown fond of needle point gel pens.  There are some exceptionally "fine" ones out there, pardon the pun.

Fall weather is back, and I'm happy-- even though I see the end of cycling season approaching.

OJ Simpson was paroled Sunday morning.  he played by the rules and got out early.  Still, it is difficult to separate him from that double homicide case.

More proof last week that college sports, especially basketball,  can be dirty.  I can't see a simple way of fixing it.

One of life's great joys is plain Cheerios.

Let's Make a Deal's Monty Hall died Saturday.  96 years old.  Not a huge fan of the show, but Hall performed masterfully for more than 5,000 episodes.  In the Allen Ludden biography I read recently, I learned Hall played a role in developing Password.  He received zero compensation for his work.

My cell phone, not an iPhone, is about two years old, and I'm perfectly happy with it.

Once again, nothing on the new fall TV schedule jumps out at me as "must watch."

I haven't been watching much live NFL this season, and I don't miss it.  I did catch an NFL Network replay of a game CBS analyst Tony Romo did, and he is very good.  Still, I wouldn't have handed him the #1 team job.