Monday, February 28, 2005

Robin Williams

Seeing Robin Williams last night on the Oscars reminded me of a joke I wrote years ago when I was at SNL:

This is sad... (on so many levels)

Boy Crushed by Giant Snowball
28 February 2005

A 10-year-old boy died after being crushed by a giant snowball, it was reported today.

Police refused to name the youngster or release any further details of the incident, but the boy was named locally as Peter Strang, according to the Daily Record newspaper.

The accident happened at about 5.45pm on Saturday in Torphins, Aberdeenshire, Grampian Police said.

The death was 'the result of a tragic accident', a police spokesman said.

The primary school pupil apparently died playing with a friend after a 'giant snowball' rolled down a hill and engulfed him.

Local minister Norman Nicoll told the paper: 'It seems there was a giant snowball the boys had made themselves.

'Apparently it rolled and unfortunately Peter was caught under it.

'The boys had just gone out there to play and then something like this happens. It's very difficult to find words to explain it all.'

There were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the incident and a report is to be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.

The boy's parents, Hamish and Carol, were too upset to comment.

©2005 Associated New Media

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It's been a long time since I kept a journal. It seems I'm into this thing (or at least checking it often enough). Who knows? Maybe I'll keep it current.

Speaking of Current. What ever happened to NYU freshman roomate - Jim Current of San Rafael, CA. Jim if you're out there. Give us a shout.

Spicolli at the Oscars

What the hell is wrong with Sean Penn? Why did he have to snidely voice his offense at Chris Rock for making a joke (albeit, not a very good one) about Jude Law. Sean, he was joking. Don't get your panties in a bunch. And I was just starting to like him again after seeing him with his son on "Viva La Bam".

Also, why did the Kodak Theater seem like it was half full with the B-list of the A-list in attendance? I did like the new presentation style of going to the nominees in their seats or lining them up all together on stage - great time saver!

I picked 12 out of the 24 awards correctly.

Saturday, February 26, 2005


Someone please explain to me the Burger King Commercial with Hootie.