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The mindfreak, little mermaid and Brett Favre

So Criss Angel is going to dazzle viewers with a 3½-minute escape from a Clearwater Beach hotel just before it implodes. Whatever. If the "mindfreak" really wants to impress, let him find a parking spot at Clearwater Beach in 3½ minutes on a Saturday. ...

The mayor of Louisville, Ky., came to Tampa last week to woo young professionals back to his hometown.

I want to know why he didn't come on a crisp spring day in March. Better yet, why didn't he have his little recruiting event on Gasparilla weekend? Yeah, that's what I thought. Hey Louisville, I got your mint julep right here.

For every year of tax incentives granted to a corporation, it should have to keep jobs here for five years. And I want the companies who are getting those incentives to start showing up for local charities in a major way. You hear me Jabil Circuit? …

The fact that Hernando County Commissioner Diane Rowden, 58, is swimming with the Weeki Wachee mermaids to raise charitable dollars almost makes me want to move there so I could vote for her. Almost.

Seen on a bumper sticker: No husband has ever been shot while washing the dishes.

Brett Favre, Brett Favre, Brett Favre. Somebody should remind Bruce Allen and Jon Gruden that Jeff Garcia not only got this team into the playoffs , he saved their jobs. …

Want to turn your radio into a time machine? Tune in to WRBQ-FM 104.7 on Sunday mornings and catch original airings of Casey Kasem's American Top 40 broadcasts from the 1970s. Trust me, it's a trip. Now on with the countdown.

That's all I'm saying.

The mindfreak, little mermaid and Brett Favre 07/27/08 [Last modified: Friday, August 1, 2008 1:59pm]
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