Submissions Tagged 'Rodney_Dangerfield'

It's not that I care one way or the other about Conan O'Brien, personally. Conan is a guy like a lot of other guys" He's got two eyes, a nose, a mouth, a dick, and assorted other parts. As much as I wish everyone well--in the most impersonal sense, in the sense of "Merry Christmas, everyone!"--I wish Conan well.

But maybe it's the bursting-at-the-seams idolatry, the frenzy of Facebook profiles changed into Conan or Coco and the Save Coco and the Save Conan and the cries and the whimpers and the spectacle of his sweeping tour--that is more to Read more

In the early '80s, our family made an annual two-hour jaunt to Palm Springs to attend an AA convention at the Ramada Inn. This was the Hollywood chapter, so it was usually brimming with celebrities.

My brother and I, ages 10 and 12, didn't think much about that aspect of it. We were too thrilled with the prospect of spending our time playing hide and seek in the hotel, running the elevator (where my brother would act as narrator and I as the self-ordained button pusher), sneaking into the hotel restaurant to eat the complimentary crackers and melba toast, Read more

 
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