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The Comedian's-eye View of 10/30/98

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                        Friday October 30, 1998

   "Al Gore has been 50 for at least 30 years. He's someone who early on
    abandoned any pretense of being cool"
			- Dave Barry, from his new book "Dave Barry Turns 50"


According to a new study, aerobics may lower testosterone in males.
"Richard Simmons actually used to sound like Barry White." (Premiere Radio)

"It's difficult to come up with a creative costume each Halloween. Last year
I was the invisible man and didn't go anywhere.  It'll be the same thing
this year, only now I'm Al Gore." (LaMonte Laments)

A judge ordered pirated nude photographs of radio psychologist Dr. Laura
Schlessinger off the Internet. "Good! Let's nip this in the bud before it
gets to Dr. Ruth!" (Laments)

Campbell's Soup is running a new TV advertising campaign this fall. "They're
obviously trying to attract a more modern, hipper, high-tech type of
customer. Now the alphabet soup comes with spell check." (Argus Hamilton)

General Mills is honoring the world champion New York Yankees with a
special-edition Wheaties box. David Wells, Derek Jeter and Bernie Williams
will be pictured on the front of the package. "The Yankees may be on the
front, but on the bottom of the box will be the Padres, demonstrating what
to do in case you eat the Wheaties and choke." (Mark Wheeler)

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