Archive for July 26th, 2016

I Predicted Miss Cleo Would Die One Day

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Youree Dell Harris knew she could never be a Valley Girl, so she set out to buy the whole Valley. Born in Los Angeles in 1962, Youree picked up a cheap wig, some Carribean Island clothes, a JaFakin’ accent and transformed herself into “Miss Cleo” – spokesperson for the “Psychic Network.” Her future looked great!  Thousands of her “physics” kept nitwits on the phone – predicting their futures – at an astounding $4.95 per minute.

Although she promised the first 3-minutes were free – they weren’t. I forget exactly how she linked “psychic” and reading Tarot cards but she did and stole over a $1 BILLION dollars!

In 2002, the Federal Trade Commission (the FTC) pulled the plug on her shenanigans,  demanded she cancel over $500-million dollars worth of customers’ bills and pay a $5-million dollar fine.

Today, Miss Cleo lives in Lake Worth, Florida with her millions and will still read your fortune for between $75 – $250 depending on her mood.  She has a lot of takers whom she continually takes.

The 6-foot plus proud lesbian has no apologies for her past but today practices voodoo with the same hearty laugh and outstretched palm. She gives frequently to local, Florida charities.  Her donations?  Free psychic readings!  I predict these will never be tax deductible.

If you’ve never seen a Miss Cleo commercial, baby (a pet name for callers), don’t miss this:



You Write The Caption

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016



Best caption so far: “Liberty Loves Justice” (Thanks, Joseph)

It’s So YOU

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Helvetica is a sans-serif (without an artistic flourish in each letter) font (typeface) which is highly legible and completely neutral in expression.

Now there’s a new perfume that captures this symbol of the 1950’s Modernist movement: “Helvetica – The Perfume.”  It’s a scent distilled down to only the purest and most essential elements to allow you to present yourself with the utmost clarity. “Air. Water. You.”

Price? $62 in the finest stores. You can find it here.

And if you run out?  Just refill the bottle with ordinary tap water because that’s all it is.


‘Planes, Trains, & Automobiles’ (1987) Scene

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016



‘Planes, Trains, & Automobiles’


If Only She Could Make Sauce

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

This is my Aunt Carmella and her friend Danni wrestling at our last family reunion.  Greco-Roman Freestyle Women Wrestling  was introduced at the Olympics as a competitive sport in 708 B.C.


Olympic Women’s Wrestling:

(Doesn’t one of these women wrestlers look like Ellen DeGeneres?)