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One Halloween, my gorgeous, outrageous and tremendous niece had a very original costume idea. She dressed as a fluffer. Don’t know what a fluffer is? Here’s Wikipedia’s definition:
A fluffer is a hired member of the crew of a pornographic movie whose role on the set is to sexually arouse the male participants prior to the filming of scenes requiring erections. The term was also extended to include female…
'The Senator and the Banker'
copyright 2012 by Richard Reiley
The Senator asked the Banker some really tough questions
Like how are your children? How was your day?
Then the Banker walked out with the billion dollars that he stole
While every one else looked the other way
He wasn't sworn under oath to tell the truth
They didn't want to challenge his dignity
Which he earned by legally cheating…Continue
I really should be doing laundry and getting ready to go to the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in two days. However, Saturday’s show at Eddie’s Attic deserves a few words.
Peyton Tochterman opened the evening with a fabulous set. I have enjoyed his music in the past, but I think this set was my favorite yet. Last year at Woodyfest, his was the only CD I purchased (I had said I wasn’t going to buy any, but such is the life of a music junkie). His stories were both funny and moving. …Continue
On July 4, two teams of researchers from CERN, Europe's center for particle physics research, made an extraordinary announcement, reporting the discovery of a new particle that appeared to match the profile of the long-sought Higgs boson. One team, using the CMS detector, announced the discovery of a particle with a mass of 125 GeV (giga-electron volts), and the other, using the ATLAS detector, reported a mass of 126 GeV. In tandem, they had found impressive evidence for a major…Continue