Is housekeeping a pain in the ass? Do you feel guilty when you let it go until tomorrow? Do you keep stuff thinking you might need it tomorrow, or next month? Cheers! I have the the ultimate...

The Sheen Smokescreen

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Sometimes, living abroad has its advantages, even in the age of the Internet. For example, I'm probably the only American in the world who doesn't know exactly what's been happening with Charlie Sheen. I haven't a clue, and I suppose...
I'm an atheist, but I'm pretty tolerant in my non-belief. I don't mind people of faith, as long as they don't start trying to convince me that their way is the right way. Conversely, I don't try to impose...
Fellow Planeteers, you greeted my article on my Dad with such kindness that I thought I would do something extra, which was to include my Mum. Here's a wonderful video tribute to my Dad, shown on what would have been his 100th Birthday in 2000 on Irish Television. She is featured prominently, with all her stories!
Living in the UK, I often say I'm five hours ahead and one day behind everyone else. Also, working a long day and catching up with news Stateside leaves me less time than I want to write about things...
MSTRUMP will begin their programming by repeating their interview with Trump every other hour. In between, hosts will show clips of the interview and along with guest pundits, will make funny faces, shake their heads and look right into the camera to ask viewers, "Can you believe this?"

Real Tense Real Time

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Real Time with Bill Maher hit the boards running for its eighth season a couple of weeks ago, and I held out great hopes for my favourite fundit program, after a decidedly iffy season last year which ended in...
The message here to the media is, quit playing dumb. Accept what is obviously true about Trump and stop asking "neutral" or fair" questions about what he says and does in the pursuit of appearing impartial.
Would the real Bill Maher please stand up? Who is he? I want to know. Is he a comedian or a political pundit? Is he a Progressive (as he claims he is), a libertarian (as he's been on record...

This Is Your Life

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A friend sent me a still photo of my first appearance on Television in 1958. It was St. Patrick's Day, March 17. My dad, Noah Purcell, was the subject of 'This Is Your Life' on the BBC.