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May 7, 2018

"The Day After"

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"The Day After" is an American television film that first aired on November 20, 1983, on the ABC television network.

It was seen by more than 100 million people during its initial broadcast, the highest-rated television film in history.

The film postulates a fictional war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full-scale nuclear exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union.

However, the action itself focuses on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri, as well as several family farms situated near nuclear missile silos.

The cast included JoBeth Williams, Steve Guttenberg, John Cullum, Jason Robards, and John Lithgow.

The film was written by Edward Hume, produced by Robert Papazian, and directed by Nicholas Meyer.


I remember watching this in 1983: utterly absorbing, fascinating, and frightening.

May 7, 2018 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Laziness is contagious (Garfield gives a lesson)

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Res ipsa loquitur.

By the nonpareil Jim Davis.

May 7, 2018 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Go Plate



From the website:


Hold your food and beverage in one hand

Perfect for picnics, barbeques, the beach, tailgating, and other activities.

Sturdy four-section plastic plate has a center holder that attaches to almost any cup, can, bottle, or wine glass.

Features and Details:

• Reusable (hand wash recommended)

• Holds both hot and cold foods

• Food-grade resin

• 10" diameter



Ten for $9.21 (pictured food and drink not included).

Note: things will prolly go a whole lot better if you remove your libation from the plate before imbibing.

Just saying....

May 7, 2018 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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