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The Comedian's-eye View of 05/01/98

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                           Friday May 1, 1998

"Viagra: Doctors are swamped by requests from men who want prescriptions
for the male-potency pill. Others are waiting till it comes as an ointment."
			- Jim Mullen's 'Hot Sheet' in Entertainment Weekly


In Like Flynt: "Porno publisher Larry Flynt plans to surrender to
authorities in Cincinnati on charges his store illegally sold sex videos.
Flynt is ready.  He's handcuffed, bound, gagged and hoping the police intend
to torture a confession out of him." (Jerry Perisho)

'Baywatch'-ing: The producers of "Baywatch" announced that this year the
final episode of the show will be interactive for viewers. "Then again, for
men, 'Baywatch' is always interactive." (Conan O'Brien)

Good Will Whining: Minnie Driver recently went ballistic when the in- flight
version of "Good Will Hunting" didn't list her name in the credits.  "The
airline apologized and reissued the film with her credit reading: Whiney
Driver.  (The Daily Scoop)

Diplomatically Speaking: "UC Irvine is offering lecture notes free of charge
over the Internet.  Now, you can get a diploma without ever having to attend
class, a privilege formerly reserved for athletes." (Gary Easley)

Koko in the Know-Know: "About 8,000 America Online members logged on to talk
with Koko.  "The gorilla knows about a dozen responses, and that's at least
10 more that the average chat room visitor." (Kenny Noble Cortes)

Laugh Track: Craig Kilborn on the reported breakup of Jim Cameron and Linda
Hamilton: "Witnesses say Cameron was a demanding 'Titanic' director and
claim he spent several hours a day just yelling at the ice."

Conan O'Brien on Hillary Rodham Clinton: "Over the weekend, Hillary Clinton
testified before Kenneth Starr for the sixth time.  And reportedly this
time, she broke down and admitted having a sexual relationship with
President Clinton."

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