Martin Barrett

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50 Years Ago Tonight: A Killer Lineup, Plus the Beatles, at Dodger Stadium

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A half century ago today, the other bands on the Beatles’ Dodger Stadium bill were just as interesting.

Thanks, Don Bailey

Ninth-grade Latin comes in handy yet again.

The Morris Day After

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How I learned to stop worrying and seek a Stella to rap to.

Hell Is Second Amendment People

There is no exit from Donald Trump’s boneheadery.

Larry Vaughn 2016

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His kids were on that beach, too, in 2016

What’s A Few Sharks Between Bombs?

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Great shipwrecks of the 20th century:
1. The U.S.S. Indianapolis
2. The Edmund Fitzgerald
3. Watership Down/The Ark of the Covenant

“I Believe in America.”

What have I ever done to make you treat me so disrespectfully?

Star Trek 237

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Everyone calls me Doc, but I prefer Mister.

Blaming the Estuary Victim: Bad Massachusetts Accents As Justification for Homicide

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“Pond’s for old ladies.”

Eat A Rocking Chair: The 8-Day Amity Island Diet

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“It’s gonna be the best Fourth of July we ever had.”