Posts Tagged ‘dallas’

From noon to dusk on November 22, 1963, history went dark, locked inside the closed and crowded cabin of Air Force One. Fifty years later, what happened after JFK died has fully come to light.

President John F. Kennedy

Esquire‘s Chris Jones tells the story of President Kennedy’s last flight from Dallas to Washington, DC.


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He Can Run But He Can’t Hide.

Well, well, well.

Laura Bush is moving to Dallas, and George is apparently tagging

When I read the Shrubs Bushes are moving to 10141 Daria Place, I thought to myself — “Daria, Daria, why does that sound so familiar?”

The traditions of the internet alert me to Daria, an animated television series on MTV that aired from 1997 to 2002 and a spin-off of MTV’s Beavis and Butt-head (1993-1997).

I never saw the show when it was on (I’m old) but as I read about the program I wondered …

Do you suppose Laura’s life in Dallas will in some way parallel Daria’s adventures in Lawndale?

Could be, could be.

Daria Morgendorffer

Daria Morgendorffer

The first episode, Esteemsters, “featured Daria and her previously unseen family members settling into their new hometown of Lawndale (having moved from Highland, the setting for Beavis and Butt-head).”

“Now given center stage, Daria’s cynical and often abrasive personality became stronger.”

Can Laura aptly be described as “an intelligent foil” to her dunderhead husband George?

How about as “unfashionably dressed, but highly intellectual, seemingly cynical and sarcastic, an icon of sanity in an insane household in an equally insane upper middle class suburb, with her vacuous, fashion-obsessed sister Quinn” children “and career-obsessed parents Helen and Jake” husband George?

Perhaps that explains the need for over 8,000 square feet of living space for two people. Laura wants to make sure her dunderheaded husband has enough space to wander aimlessly around looking for his pants without getting in her way.

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