Hey, hey, hey, we are more than halfway through this fantastic year! Time flies when you are having fun!
OK, yeah, I know. I’m sorry. I just wanted to pretend for a minute.
Time has not flown. It has crept by slower than a salted slug on a Satsuma sidewalk.
But we are making it through.
Just think — before you know it football season will be here (unless it doesn’t happen), and then it will be Thanksgiving and Christmas, and you can celebrate with all of your family (unless you can’t because they are old and you will kill them), so there are lots of things to look forward to, right?!?
OK, let’s not focus on those things. Let’s just fill our noggins with information that is useless but harmless — kind of like Boozie’s last five boyfriends.
Dive on in!
Folks got all wound up in MiMo last Sunday when mysterious signs appeared on the side of Government Street near Michigan Avenue. These signs were not for politicos or for real estate magnates saying they would buy your crappy house.
No, these sinister signs seemed to promote the spread of the coronavirus!!!!!
Was Alabama Senate Pro Tem Del Marsh behind this? Or, what kind of right-wing, sinister nonsense was this?
Simmer down, folks.
Even though the three nylon signs read, “Catch It,” “Live It,” Spread It,” no one was advocating for the spread of the ’rona.
It seems a local church was hoping you would catch the Spirit of the Lord, live it and then spread the Good Word.
Which church, you ask?
Well, it seems like it is the most perfectly named church to attend during a global pandemic: Outbreak Ministries. Or wait, is that the worst name for a church during a pandemic? I can’t decide.
Either way, catch it, live it and spread it, my friends.
ICYMI: John Merrill on MSNBC
In case you missed it when it first aired in March (like I did), Secretary of State John Merrill was on the MSNBC show “What’s Eating America,” hosted by chef Andrew Zimmern, known best for his show on the Travel Channel, “Bizarre Foods.”
Zimmern wanted to chat with Merrill about Alabama’s voting rights, so they shared a slab of ribs at Dreamland in Montgomery.
It looked like Zimmern wanted to punch Merrill throughout the interview, but the ribs looked fabulous. Go, Dreamland! When pressed on the laws by an eye-rolling Zimmern, Merrill said anyone could call his cell phone to register to vote and he gave out that number, which they repeated multiple times on the show.
Perhaps it was a little more of a pleasant exchange in person though, as Merrill put this on his Facebook page in August 2019 when this was filmed: “This afternoon at Dreamland in Montgomery, I was treated to a slab of ribs by Andrew Zimmern as he interviewed me for a new MSNBC documentary series called ‘What’s Eating America!’ This episode will focus on voting laws in the United States! It was my honor to talk about our record-breaking efforts in voter registration and voter participation!”
He then had a bunch of photos of the two smiling together and looking happy.
It has been replaying on MSNBC late night lately, so catch it if you are an insomniac or on msnbc.com.
Well, kids, that’s all I got. Just remember, whether rain or shine, dramatic or scandalous or some plain ol’ mixed messagin’ lovin’, I will be there. Ciao!
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