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Monday, January 11, 2016

What did you expect on a Monday morning?

Dear Readers:

Image result for my favourite martianThis first comment should actually be in the "Saturday Morning Confusion" space, but since we are well past that this week I will just call it "Monday Morning Confusion!" 

During the Golden Globes last night the film "The Martian" won for "Best Comedy!"

No, no folks, it wasn't a remake of "My Favourite Martian," it was the story of a guy marooned on Mars for four years, and although the film was great there wasn't a whole lot of humour in this picture!

(Of course, since this was judged by the "Foreign Press" it's easy to see how this mistake was made ...., since the original show with Bill Bixby and Ray Walston is still being shown during prime time in a lot of these countries!)

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Here's an interesting bit of news: Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said polls show he’s Democrats’ most electable 2016 candidate and that he’s “gaining steam” ahead of the fast-approaching Iowa caucuses.
Image result for bernie sanders“If people are concerned about electability -- and Democrats should be very concerned because we certainly don’t want to see some right-wing extremist in the White House -- Bernie Sanders is the candidate,” Sanders told ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” Sunday
Sanders cited a Quinnipiac Poll released last month showing he fares better than his main Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton against Republican front-runner Donald Trump. The poll shows Sanders beating Trump by 13 points, compared to Clinton’s smaller margin of 7 points.

http://news.yahoo.com/bernie-sanders-says-hes-democrats-most-electable-presidential-190509554.html

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They got 'Lottery Fever' down in the States,kids!

Officials say the prize in the Powerball Sweeps has now swelled to an estimated $1.3 billion — the world's largest. 

Ever!

"Biggest jackpot in the history of the world. Absolutely confirmed," Texas Lottery executive director Gary Grief said.

The jackpot is so big that billboards in Texas and around the country have to advertise the price as $999 million because they're not built to show billions. (The lottery computers will handle that decimal point without a problem.)

BUT, there is one slight problem, bunky. 

Down in the states they tax any lottery winnings, and between the local, state and federal taxes, plus the regulatory payments and various incidental charges, the actual payout of the 1.3 BILLION dollars amounts to about sixty three dollars and forty five cents! ($63.45) 

Go figure!

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Bruce Caitlyn Jenner is probably glad he/she didn't get his/her dick cut off during that infamous sex change operation! (He might still need it!!!!)

Caitlyn Jenner's 5-city speaking tour is over before it even gets off the ground.
The "Unique Lives and Experiences" tour was set to kick off in Toronto on February 22, but people close to Caitlyn tell TMZ ... she had scheduling conflicts, so they've pulled the plug.
0107-caitlyn-jenner-tmzWe spoke to the Toronto venue and they told us there were still "a lot" of tix left for Caitlyn's speaking engagement when she backed out. Despite that, we're told it was absolutely canceled purely due to the scheduling issues.
Interestingly, Bruce's speeches used to sell out on the reg. Maybe Caitlyn should reach back for a few tips on how to fill the house.
Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2016/01/07/caitlyn-jenner-speaking-tour-canceled/#ixzz3wwy54WUq

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From New York City to Tokyo, Madrid to Moscow, tens of thousands of people descended upon train stations around the globe on Sunday with one ballsy mission: To ride on public transportation with no pants on.
The bottoms-less folk were celebrating the 15th annual No Pants Subway Ride, originally started by the New York-based comedy collective Improv Everywhere. As the name suggests, the event involves people taking trains in their underwear while otherwise decked out in winter garb.
"The participants behave as if they do not know each other, and they all wear winter coats, hats, scarves, and gloves," explained Improv Everywhere on their website. "The only unusual thing is their lack of pants."
According to the group, participants in this year’s event hailed from more than 60 cities in over 25 countries.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/no-pants-subway-ride-2016_569373f3e4b0a2b6fb70b0c8?ref=yfp