… This Just In …

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…TAT-tat-tat-TAT-TAT-tat-tat-TAT…

[Breaking News: from another strangely irrelevant moment in our news room…]

Walking into my editor’s office, I stare at the newly-refurbished computer monitor on her desk, complete with “Good working condition certification” sticker.

Me: Wow, It looks like something from Star Trek.

Editor: Have you seen “Into Darkness?”

Me: I’m talking about the TV show. I think this was part of Sulu’s console. Wait, is that a tribble?

Editor: Get out before I set this stapler for “stun.”

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I was a journalist, humor columnist, writer and editor at Siuslaw News for 23 years. The next chapter in my own writer’s journey is helping other writers prepare their manuscript for the road ahead. I'm married to the perfect woman, have four great kids, and a tenuous grip on my sanity...

34 thoughts on “… This Just In …”

    1. The JJ Abrams reboot has actually got me hooked. My wife and I even rented all five of the original movies and watched them last weekend. And did I mention we’ve gathered all the dust bunnies from under the bed and made a tribble?

          1. Sorry, it’s Friday, it’s hot, everyone has gone home but me, and I’m an asshole. I retract my previous comment. Now somebody get me something with ice, preferably a dame.

    1. The fact that it’s still out there in syndication and spawning new movies definitely says something. I mean, other than there are no new ideas coming out of Hollywood.

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