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PAGE THREE – DECEMBER 16 - 22, 2002
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PUBLISHING
Marvel Comics' "The Rawhide Kid" First Openly Gay Comic Book Hero
Fights for "truth, justice, and a certain je ne sais quoi."
Real Simple, Chic Simple Latest Trend in Magazines
Coming soon: Ultra Simple, Painfully Simple, Simpleton's Quarterly.
 
MUSIC
Latest Survey Gives Music
Industry Pause

Only people buying CDs are the artists making them.
 
SPORTS
Selig, Rose Discuss Reinstatement
Selig hopes to be readmitted to Gamblers Anonymous.

 
Random Thoughts
by Fred "Beanball" Smith

The NBA should outlaw the jump shot . . . Why isn't thumb wrestling in the Olympics? . . . Get well: Knute Rockne . . . Athletes today spell no better than they used to . . . Unlike most fans, I don't follow sports . . . Cotton candy always tastes better in a restaurant . . . Ticket prices are too low, but who's complaining . . . Sorry gals, but Jack Dempsey would beat any of today's lady fighters . . . The Super Bowl should be played at 8AM so Taiwan can see it in prime time . . . Here's my vote for letting the fans choose the Supreme Court . . . Joke making the rounds: I went to a hockey game and a fight broke out . . .Finally: say hello to the new owner of Bobby Bonds's 73rd home run ball! (Still looking for Leon Wagner's 1910 baseball card - readers?)

(You can e-mail Fred "Beanball" Smith at BeanballSmith@oldplayershome/mental.net.)


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