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The Comedian's-eye View of 05/18/00

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                        Thursday May 18, 2000

	"I do firmly believe that there will be a
	 cure [for Parkinson's] by the time I am 50.
	 I'm 38. It gives me 12 years; it's a nice window.
	 I feel good about it. I'll put money on it."

			- Michael J. Fox, on last night's '20/20'


There is a certain symmetry in that fire which is still burning out of
control in New Mexico.  The fire destroyed some of the historic buildings
in which the first atomic bombs were developed: Monuments to the newest
form of mass destruction were destroyed by the oldest form of mass
destruction. (Rich Galen/

You can call the rock star "Prince" again, as he declared at a news
conference that he was reclaiming his first name for the first time in
seven years.  To celebrate, he plans to party like it's 1993!  (Richard

Prince explained he changed his name to "The Artist Formerly Known as...."
and that funny- looking symbol because of a dispute with Warner Brothers
Records.  We figured he'd blame the company - instead of admitting he went
"Delirious!" (Burkard)

The New York Senatorial race heats up. This year it's a clash of ideologies
and personalities. And, may the best marriage win. (Alan Ray)
[Yes, yes, very funny, but I think the media still has a hard time grokking
 that we don't think we live on the set of Father Knows Best anymore...

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