Tag Archives: Publisher’s Clearing House

How Do You Sleep At Night?

To whomever had the bright idea of printing return-address labels in the names of people on donor lists, and sending them out nowadays with contribution drives made by every nonprofit, charitable organization, you should receive a Pulitzer Prize for Fund-raising … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras in Advance

“Why bother? You’ll never win.” That’s what I keep saying to myself after buying lottery tickets, entering sweepstakes for money, giveaways for sports and fan paraphernalia, seeking literary and photography awards, prizes from other cockamamie contests found on the Internet … Continue reading

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The Chosen One

An e-mail sent to me from Time today said I was chosen. Never had I thought ever to be a chosen one, but my fifteen seconds of jubilation and self-assumed fame turned into anonymity quickly again upon my discovering they … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Go, “Hmmmmmm!”

Why are the crowns of North Korean military hats so large in circumference? Are openly carrying pencils and small notepads while in Kim Jong-un’s presence part of the North Korean military protocol? What is it exactly that all those old … Continue reading

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There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute of the Day!

A couple updates from prior diatribes are noteworthy. Firstly, last week’s entry about the broken cup holder in the Cooper, damaged as a result of the mechanic’s smashing into it with the front seat while the car was being state-inspected, … Continue reading

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