The Comedian's-eye View of 10/10/97
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 97 00:42:17 -0700
Subject: The Comedian's-eye View of 10/10/97
Excerpted-from: 10/10/97 -- ShopTalk
Friday October 10, 1997
"I guess she's batted around, and she's back at the top of the order."
- Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld) about Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus)
dating an old boyfriend again
Jay Leno, on Cleveland's elimination of New York in the American League
playoffs: "After 370 years, the Indians have finally taken back Manhattan."
Leno again: "This is the greatest day for Cleveland sports fans since the
invention of the polyester bowling shirt."
"The San Francisco house where the Grateful Dead once lived wasn't sold at
auction after all," says Argus Hamilton. "It didn't get the minimum
$990,000 bid. The house lost $2 million off its street value when some
idiot vacuumed the rugs."
Dr. Stanley Prusiner won the Nobel Prize in medicine for discovering
material that causes the brain to wither away. "ESPN?" (Jenny Church)
"Hasbro is introducing a female G.I. Joe," says the Cutler Daily Scoop.
"Harassment suit lawyer sold separately."
"The IRS has given the town of Morris, Ala., a deadline to pay $60,000 in
missed tax payments or shut down. Per the new IRS kinder and gentler
policy, they'll serve cookies and milk before foreclosing." (Bill Williams)
© 1997 Peter Langston