The Comedian's-eye View of 9/17/98
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 98 10:55:52 -0700
Subject: The Comedian's-eye View of 9/17/98
Excerpted-from: Thursday, 9/17/98- ShopTalk
Thursday September 17, 1998
"Marv [Albert] has already taken a lighthearted approach to married
life, referring to his new wife as quite 'the old ball and chain...and
handcuffs and gag."
- Craig Kilborn, The Daily Show
Busman's Holiday: Police in Arcadia captured an MTA bus allegedly stolen by
a transient who drove it along its regular route. "He was an easy find.
There were plenty of empty seats, the bus was on time. . ." (Kenneth I.
A Big Naughty: The Hindus are mad at Madonna for using holy markings on her
face during her MTV awards performance. "Honk if your religion hasn't been
offended by Madonna." (Daily Scoop)
Catholic Boys: Cardinal John J. O'Connor noted that Mark McGwire, Roger
Maris and Babe Ruth all were products of Catholic education. "They weren't
equally strict. When Babe Ruth was 14, he gave up showgirls for Lent."
Dash of Spice: Mom-to-be Scary Spice married her boyfriend, Jimmy Gulzar,
on Sunday. "They insist they're in love, but insiders suspect they got
married only because there's a spice cake in the oven." (Ira Lawson)
The Polls Made Him Do It: At a prayer breakfast, Bill Clinton confessed that
he was a sinner. "Well, of course! He's a lawyer and a politician." (Gary
© 1998 Peter Langston