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The Comedian's-eye View of 10/09/00

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Excerpted-from: 10/09/00 -- ShopTalk

                        Monday October 9, 2000

	"I will only go to Brooklyn to see the museum.
	 I will only go to Queens to go to the airport.
	 I will only go to the Bronx to see a ball game.
	 And I will never, ever, for any reason, go to
	 Staten Island!"

	- Doug Johnson, Manhattan Resident and former WABC Reporter at his
	  retirement party after 31 years at WABC... on what he won't miss
	  about being a TV reporter.


The big new movie this weekend is called "Meet the Parents."  It's about
a guy going home to meet his fiance's parents for the first time.  Film
critics are describing it as "Woody Allen meets...well, Woody Allen." (Steve

A monastery in Cyprus wants to bestow sainthood status to a monk whose body
remains mysteriously un-decomposed since his death more than 11-years ago.
Topping the list of possible names:  Saint Cher.  (Voldseth)

It was on this day in 1966 that LSD was ruled illegal. Or as Dennis Hopper
calls it "The Day the Wallpaper Stopped Singing Show Tunes." (Voldseth)

George Bush is on the campaign trail. Many of life's lessons he acquired
in college. He's learned not to see the shot glass as half empty. (Alan

Al Gore prepares for another debate. He feels right at home behind that
wooden lectern. Birds of a feather flock together. (Ray)

Next time around, go ahead and let the candidates give opening statements.
They ignored Bernard Shaw's first question Thursday night to give one,
anyway! (Richard Burkard/

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