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  1. about 17 hours ago on Ziggy

    Nothing new. Remember “Linus the Lionhearted”, sponsored by Post cereals featuring the Post cereal mascots such as So-Hi (who pushed Rice Crinkles)? The earliest Huckleberry Hound shows began with a camera focused on a box of Kelloggs Corn Flakes. The rooster came to life with a crowing, then jumped off the box to lead the orchestra in the theme song. The opening credits included visits by Smaxie the Sugar Smacks seal and other Kellogg Mascots.

    Don’t get me started on “Beany and Cecil” with Matty Mattel and his sister Belle.

  2. 1 day ago on Ripley's Believe It or Not

    It is a well debunked myth that Marco Polo brought noodles to Italy from China. The rumor stems from a passage in Marco’s journal where he states that he saw Chinese people eating noodles that reminded him of spaghetti. How could they “remind” him of spaghetti if he never saw it before? There is also a museum in Italy that has a prescription from a doctor advising his patient to eat large quantities of pasta to treat a stomach ailment written decades before Marco Polo was even born.It is well documented that the ancient Romans ate spaghetti. They likely got the idea from Arab traders who invented it as a convenient food for their desert caravans (it was light and easy to carry when dry, but easily boiled to a filling meal when they came to a place with water).

  3. 4 days ago on Mike Lester

    “I’m sitting in a Dunkin Donuts”

    Now we know what Lester’s problem is: he eats junk food like donuts for breakfast. Try eating fresh fruit and whole grains instead, Lester. It may improve your outlook.

  4. 10 days ago on Nancy

    Japan, Germany, and Italy are our friends now. Someday Iran and other Muslim countries, as well as North Korea, will as well. Don’t conflate the actions of a few with the entire population.

  5. 10 days ago on Dick Tracy

    I remember the governor as basically a decent guy, even if he was a bit suspicious of earth people. I suspect this arc will end with Honey having a doting maternal grandfather with Mysta as an adopted aunt, fully embraced by the governor.

    Three questions: 1) Where have the moon people been hiding since they left Moon Valley? 2) What happened to turn Moon Valley uninhabitable? 3)Why didn’t the governor contact Diet Smith?

  6. 11 days ago on Jim Morin

    You know darn well that Kennedy never tried “trickle down” economics, while Reagan merely threw a huge party that vastly increased our nation’s debt.

  7. 18 days ago on Starling

    Sorry to see the story (and strip) end, but it was great while it lasted.

  8. about 1 month ago on Darrin Bell

    It’s not surprising that conservative Christians who adhere strictly to the Bible continue to support Moore. The Old Testament is full of ungodly men who were used by Yahweh for godly purposes. To such Christians it does little good to argue or even convince them that Moore is ungodly; he will work for (in their view) godly causes such as outlawing birth control and homosexuality.

    What rational progressives need to do is to convince such people that progressive candidates serve godly purposes. One point may be to convince them that progressive candidates will support health care for the sick (in line with the teachings of Jesus to care for the sick) or aid to the poor.

  9. 2 months ago on Tom the Dancing Bug

    Didn’t we try JOHNSULLIVAN1’s way before? I think we called it “the articles of confederation”.

  10. 3 months ago on Ziggy

    Cannot cite any source, eh?