Archive for the ‘Heard at the Beauty Salon’ Category

NO DEATH PENALTY IN MAINE MADAM CASE; HYPOCRISY ALIVE AND WELL

Prostitution in the old Massachusetts Bay Colony (1628-92), which then ran north into southern Maine and included the seaside town of Kennebunk (“So Close, Yet Worlds Away”), was a hanging offense. Times have changed however.  And so on Friday a state judge in Portland accepted a plea deal from alleged Zumba dance madam Alexis Wright [...]

TOP ITALIAN COMEDIANS TO FORM COALITION GOVERNMENT (DARIO FO IS NOT ONE OF THEM)

“Gentlemen, we have run out of money.  It’s time to start thinking.” – Ernest Rutherford, British explorer – quoted sometime after 1910   Political analysts unaffiliated with The Onion suggested Monday that Silvio Berlusconi and upstart challenger Beppe Grillo may have enough votes between them to form a new, coalition government in Italy.  If this [...]

Breaking: Beau Breedlove Stakeout

—–A Cocktailhag Exclusive—-  Must credit Cocktailhag—  Developing—- I just got a phone call, reporting that a friend of mine, a whisky-voiced midwesterner with a sharp wit and an ear for other people’s business, was just moments ago seated next to Mayor Sam Adams’ boy toy, Beau Breedlove, in, get this, a beauty shop.  She listened [...]