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The Comedian's-eye View of 10/13/00

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Excerpted-from: 10/13/00 -- ShopTalk

                        Friday October 13, 2000

	"I never dared tell him that I dreamed of him every night.  [That]
	 he would come to my bed to take me away to a desert island where
	 we made love.  He told me: 'If you really want to, I'll be the
	 first.'  And I answered him: 'You'll be the first.  And the only.'"

		- Singer Celine Dion, in her forthcoming memoir 'Celine
		  Dion: My Story, My Dream,' in which the pop diva
		  describes her romance with manager/hubby Rene Angelil.


For those of you who didn't keep score on Wednesday's debate, here are the
final numbers: NO mentions of a "lockbox."  NO mentions of "fuzzy math."
And more interruptions by Jim Lehrer than by both candidates combined!
(Richard Burkard/

There's a shortage of flu shots for the winter. That's not good news for
people trying to fight off the Atlanta Braves virus. First you're lethargic,
then you choke. (Ray)

The Fox Network is coming out with a new reality TV show called "I Want a
Divorce" in which six unhappy couples compete for a grand prize.  The show
is scheduled to air Wednesday nights and every other weekend.  (Voldseth)

The European Commission gave its blessing to the merger of America Online
and Time Warner Wednesday. We can't wait to see the newspaper headlines:
"EC OK'S AOL AND TW!" (Burkard)

Dr. Laura Schlessinger apparently did some soul- searching over Yom Kippur.
She's now apologized to homosexual and lesbian people for any negative
comments she's made about them.  Now where's the apology to the TV stations
carrying her boring, low-rated show? (Burkard)

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