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The Comedian's-eye View of 04/30/99

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                        Friday April 30, 1999

  "'The Nanny' was picked up, and we tied 'The Nanny' in ratings.  Think
   about it.  In one year, 'Murphy Brown,' 'Ellen,' 'Roseanne' And 'Cybill'
   all went off the air.  They took all the women in their 40s off the air.
   I mean, when you're a woman in your 40s, where are you represented in
   this culture?"
			- Former CBS sitcom star Cybill Shepherd, 49,
			  in Mode magazine


The Rev. Jesse Jackson is heading to Yugoslavia on a peace mission.  "He
said he would have gone sooner but he was having trouble coming up with a
word that rhymes with Milosevic." (Jay Leno)

US nuclear facilities have reportedly lost track of 5,000 pounds of
plutonium.  "How can you lose 5,000 pounds?  Lots of exercise and eating
right." (Daily Scoop)

President Clinton is proposing new gun control legislation.  It would
circumvent[?] the existing standard.  A gun buyer must have resided for
three years in the same home room. (Alan Ray)

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