Monthly Archives: January 2011

Obama Smoked Salmon

Obama had a good State of the Union address, although it was long (as always). His best moment occurred as he quipped about government bureaucracy and used salmon as an example. Here is a transcript of the joke: We live and do … Continue reading

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Ricky Gervais at Golden Globes

The movie The King’s Speech discussed below was nominated for Best Movie at the Golden Globes. It didn’t win but Colin Firth picked up a Best Actor Globe. The Golden Globes were hosted by Ricky Gervais, who managed to offend quite a few … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech

King George VI of England had one primal fear: public speaking. Lionel Logue is a quirky Australian therapist credited with helping the king overcome his speech impedement. The book “The King’s Speech” by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi even goes … Continue reading

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