May he improvise in peace

Robin Williams
News Headline: ” ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ sequel in doubt after Robin Williams’ death.”
No kidding.
Or try it this way:
Robin Williams was the Jonathan Winters of his generation.
And can higher praise be offered?

QT Worldwide Man-Bites-Dog Pinpoint Locator

Buddy 5
We have arrived at the 40th and final dog day of summer.
There were no reports of a man biting a dog during any of the dog days.
Dogs can rest easy now.
Or there is always the element of surprise. . . .

Desperately seeking Jefferson

Maliki
News Headline:
“Power stuggle in Baghdad streets as Maliki is replaced but refuses to go.”
More evidence that Iraq isn’t ready for democracy. . . .
News Headline: “Almost no one is voting in the 2014 elections.”
. . . and that, well, neither, maybe, are we.

What about schadenfreude?

Albert Camus
News Headline: “How to tell if you’ve got angst, ennui or weltschmertz.”
Or look at it this way:
There’s nothing like a little ennui to relieve the boredom.

And outraged, also

Image: John Boehner
News Headline:
“Boehner supports airstrikes but ‘dismayed’ by Obama’s Iraq policies.”
Keeping in mind that no man is happier than a politician who is dismayed.

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Buddy 5
There have been no reports of a man biting a dog so far during the dog days of summer, but a Baptist church leader in Windmere, Mo., was arrested for soliciting sex with a dog after he met with an undercover police officer representing himself as a dog procurer.
This is the 36th dog day of summer.
There are four dog days left.

Time for more rehab

Velella
News Headline: “Native flowers in bloom at Marion Lake.”
This is the Intelligent Designer.
News Headline: “Mysterious electric blue sea creature washes ashore in the thousands.”
This is the Intelligent Designer on drugs.

From the QT news ticker

Teletype
News Headline: “Is monogamy on the way out?”
News Headline: “Should Ebola affect my travel plans?
News Headline: “Has the ‘libertarian moment’ finally arrived?”
No, yes, no.
See how easy?

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Buddy 5
There have been no reports of a man biting a dog so far during the dog days of summer, but researchers announced findings that tortoises are better than dogs at using touch screens.
This is the 36th dog day of summer.
There are four dog days left.

Cybernetics in the news

Human Brain
News Headline: “IBM unveils chip simulating brain functions.”
IBM knew it had a breakthrough when the chip stopped asking for President Obama’s birth certificate.