TV’s Funniest Family Adopts Marines for Thanksgiving

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A few weeks ago I posted pictures from an upcoming episode of “The Middle” which featured two real-life Marines portraying Marines on the show. This week, that Thanksgiving-themed episode aired and – in this sitcom geek’s opinion – provided the best writing, performances and laughs in “The Middle’s” four season history. The show opens with [Read More...]

Lucy Van Pelt’s Guide to Getting Your Life Out of a Rut

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“Maybe the Point of All of It is to Try to Live a Good Story”

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I came across a funny and interesting blog post by Brianna Heldt, a Catholic blogger who considers herself an introvert. She’s comfortable writing about her faith, but feels awkward talking about it. Actually, as with most introverts, she feels uncomfortable talking in general. As a person with introvert tendencies myself, I know where she’s coming [Read More...]

Happy 83rd Birthday to Bob Newhart! (and watch his classic “Driving Instructor” routine)

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Today, Sept. 5, is the 83rd birthday of the king of deadpan comedy, Bob Newhart. A product of Chicago’s Catholic schools (St. Catherine of Siena grammar school in Oak Park, St. Ignatius College Prep, and Loyola University), he’s been bringing laughter and joy into people’s lives for more than 50 years through his stand-up comedy, [Read More...]


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