Tuesday 7-23-2013 Assortment
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Customer: I’d like to try on that bathing suit in your front window.
Saleswoman: I’m sorry, ma’am, but you’ll have to use the dressing room.
What was controversial about the U.S. postage stamps issued to honor journalist Edward R. Murrow, artist Jackson Pollock, and blues guitarist Robert Johnson?
Their designs were all based on photos showing the honored individual with a cigarette, but the cigarettes were airbrushed out of existence on the stamps. The 29-cent Murrow and Johnson stamps were issued in 1994; the 33-cent Pollock stamp, in 1999.
Six obscure cable channels
1. Water Channel (water sports)
2. Wine TV
3. Volksmusik (German folk music)
4. Wealth TV (shows for the rich)
5. Retirement Living TV
6. The Karaoke Channel
To get the proper tones for b&w TV, Superman’s costume on Adventures of Superman was brown and gray.