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    I remember the 60s, so - at least according to one expert (Wavey Gravy, social commentator and DJ) on the subject - I wasn't THERE. When the 60s recalled these days, it's usually done to point out how angry, vulgar and hateful a time they were. The image is a bit overblown.
    At least when it comes to Christmasy things, the 60s weren't all bad. Charlie Schulz gave us "A Charlie Brown Christmas" back then and that's when the Grinch first became famous.
    I seem to recall a cycle of whimsically ironic humor from back in the 60s. Now, by "whimsically ironic" I mean Jokes that would come from the lips of a Jonathan Winters rather than pen of a P. J. O'Rourke. Anybody remember these? Anybody remember others?
    Look, I don't care what star you're following, get them blasted camels off my lawn!
    "Ho, ho, ho" yerself, little fat guy, the hooves of those animals are chewing up my shingles something fierce!

    Background: The hockey world is buzzing as former Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Mario Lemieux is expected to announce that he is coming out of retirement to play with the team he now owns.
    [AP] - In a shocking development from the hockey world, hockey legend and superstar Mario Lemieux announced his come-back to the sport in an emotional press-conference at Mellon Arena today.
    Not more than twenty minutes afterward, the Penguin great was immediatly traded to the Chicago Blackhawks for Tony Amonte, Mikael Nylander, Dean McAmmond and several undisclosed draft picks.
    Craig Patrick, Penguins' general manager, was asked to explain the dealing of his boss, "I just wanted to do it, because it's really ironic. He still owns the Penguins and everything, but now he plays for Chicago! I mean... whoa! That's weird!"
    Lemieux, seen in the Mellon Arena parking lot rather livid after he learned of his trade, tried his best to ease the situation, "It's my own damn fault. more...

    How ironic... this is the second time in history a "Deep Throat" has been
    at the center of a presidential controversy.

    Once upon a time in a faraway land, a prince had a spell put on him by an evil witch. He could only say one word each year. One day, he fell in love with a beautiful girl. He wanted to call her darling, so he waited a year. When that was up, he wanted to say "Darling, I love you." So he waited another three years. But then he decided to propose. So he waited another four years to say: "Will you marry me?" After 8 years, he sat her down in a lovely garden, and said: "Darling, I love you! Will you marry me?"

    "Pardon?"

    I remember the 60s, so - at least according to one expert (Wavey Gravy, social commentator and DJ) on the subject - I wasn't THERE. When the 60s recalled these days, it's usually done to point out how angry, vulgar and hateful a time they were. The image is a bit overblown.
    At least when it comes to Christmasy things, the 60s weren't all bad. Charlie Schulz gave us "A Charlie Brown Christmas" back then and that's when the Grinch first became famous.
    I seem to recall a cycle of whimsically ironic humor from back in the 60s. Now, by "whimsically ironic" I mean Jokes that would come from the lips of a Jonathan Winters rather than pen of a P. J. O'Rourke. Anybody remember these? Anybody remember others? Look, I don't care what star you're following, get them blasted camels off my lawn!
    "Ho, ho, ho" yerself, little fat guy, the hooves of those animals are chewing up my shingles something fierce!

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