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July 3, 2010

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Hail to the Chiefs

I never know who among my blog visitors is Without Face. That is to say, Facebook-less. So, apologies if you already saw these pix over in Facebookland. For the rest, these are digital zoom shots of : 1) A Presidential Sandwich, filled with a Vice President; 2) Bill Clinton Still Looking (and sounding) Good. These […]

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July 3, 2010

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Desk Job

Technical and upload issues kept me working way too late at the Charleston Gazette office last night, while producing a video on the Byrd memorial at the state Capitol Complex in Charleston, W.Va. As the sole occupant in the darkened newsroom as I finally got the sucker uploaded, I turned around to snatch an intimate […]

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July 3, 2010

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Bagpiping up

I’m a sucker for bagpipes, perhaps because my mother’s mother was a member of Scotland’s Cameron clan.  In a former life, I likely went down in the highlands as the bagpipes played and I breathed my last for the old sod. Or something. That’s why the bagpiper at Friday’s memorial service for Sen. Robert C. […]

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July 2, 2010

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Death to that

Yes, indeed. Amnesty International “death penalty” director’s cut (PLEIX) from pleix on Vimeo.

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July 1, 2010

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800 MILES: Part 3

“800 MILES (or Parenthood is not for Wusses)” Part 1 | Part 2 | PART 3 | Part  4 | Part 5 | Part 6 There is no proper way to prepare for 800 straight miles of driving in one day except to get good rest the night before and to wake the next morning […]

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June 30, 2010

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Coming to Jesus

Caveat Christianus: Hyper-Christians without a sense of humor, do not click this play button!

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June 29, 2010

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Byrd watching

If image link to story and video is broken, try this one and look for ‘Hometown Remembers.’ Newspaper work can be filled with days on end of being chained to the desk, rewriting squibs, trying to ask just the right question telephonically to draw a gusher of a quote from a source on the other […]

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June 26, 2010

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800 MILES: Part 2

“800 MILES: An Epic Journey in Several Parts” Part 1 | PART 2 | Part 3 | Part  4 | Part 5 | Part 6 Should your offspring’s car ever break down nearly 400 miles from home, I have a bit of advice. When you go to rent a U-Haul truck to haul his sorry-ass […]

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June 26, 2010

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Robots dance

remote 10r @ Yahoo! Video Next to “Friday Night Lights,” my second-most favorite show on TV is “So you Think You Can Dance.” Don’t confuse this remarkable show with “Dancing With the Stars,” whose B, C and D-list celebrities tackle Vegas-cheesy dancing and which features such unedifying spectacles as disgraced Congressman Tom Delay busting a […]

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June 24, 2010

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Staring Contest!

To be honest, the only time I have ever heard OK Go was when I got turned on to this amazing, work-of-deranged-art video. So, my radar is up for anything new by them. The vid below — a staring contest breaks out between Animal from the Muppets and an OK Go bandmember at the Webby […]

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