Thursday, April 13, 2017

What’s the News?

TV Signals

“I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories. Sometimes, to make sure I understand the point, they come right out and tell me, at the end of each story, if it was ‘tragic’ or ‘nice.’” 
—Dave Barry, columnist and author, from “Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down,” 2000

Editorial Comment: That’s tragic.

PeezPix by Ted Pease

Yesterday Evening, Murphy’s Parking Lot

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