Saturday, February 25, 2012
"Where am I?"
Hello Surrealists. Welcome Dadaists. It's a Meet & Magritte.
Every day, if the fiber kicks in...I meet the New Number 2. I've Resigned, myself to it.
You know my name. Look up the number.
What's in a number? You know Number 6. Have you met Number 54? He's the Music Arranger. Has a Studio. The House Band? Why...The Village People, of course. Number 8 is the DJ. If you try to leave, your progress is halted by a floating disco ball. Known as Raver.
Como? Who is Number Juan?
On Perry Mason the other night, Season 6, Volume 2 (how CURIOUS!), the lawyer's client was a toothless prospector who couldn't afford the legal fee. Perry took his false teeth. He told secretary Della Street to make note of the retainer.
If Shirley Temple had married The Saint, would she have been Shirley Templar?
If the Girl from U.N.C.L.E. had married Austin Powers, would she also be known as Stephanie Powers Powers?
Did Ironside ever listen to Leadbelly?
Did the Streets of San Francisco ever clean up during sweeps?
How could Frankenstein produce a Son if he was Baron?
Have Gum, Will Chew. Wire Pallidentures, San Francisco.
It's true what they said about Ed Sullivan. He had "a Really Big Shew." And anyone with "a Really Big Shew" had a Really Big Foot.
When the Italian Mouse replaced Jon Anderson in Yes, Tales from Topo Gigio Oceans was briefly rehearsed.
When Wayne and Shuster broke up, followed by Simon and Garfunkel...Simon and Shuster was also considered. "Book them!"
Topo Gigio was once a member of the Rat Pack.
Senor Wences once tried to enter the fast food business with a brand of cole slaw only sold at Christmas. It was called Good King Wences' Slaw.
Christopher Walken's first attempt in pop music was to join Missing Persons. The song Walken in LA, has never seen the light of day.
The Shadow had the "power to cloud men's minds." Did he also have the power to cloud Carly Simon's coffee?
Simon and "a Really Big Shew" stir. It all makes perfect sense now, tee-hee.
"What do you want?"