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Who has two thumbs and won’t watch “Breaking Greenville”? This guy!

Doug’s Place Flashback: Two relatives of mine – who shall remain nameless because I don’t want to embarrass them – lived in Greenville, Mississippi, for 19 months. We agree they stayed 19 months too long. When I visited them in … Continue reading

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I love comeback stories (well, OK, most of them)

A vast majority of comeback stories deserve to be told. Take Gioia Bruno’s story for example. Bruno was – and, thanks to a miraculous recovery plus a reunion dating back to 2006, still is – a member of the all … Continue reading

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Idea to improve “Pawnography”

The second season of “Pawnography”, the quiz show spin-off of the long-running reality show “Pawn Stars”, recently debuted on History.  It’s the network’s first game show since the short-lived yet fondly remembered hard quiz “History IQ”. Long gone are the … Continue reading

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Rest in peace, James Garner

When word came of James Garner’s passing over the weekend, it was hard not to think of an old friend from Dayton. He was a big fan of “The Rockford Files”. He was such a big fan that whenever he … Continue reading

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Thought of the week

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Matthew 5:9

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Amazing Solutions

As a game show fan, I’m not sure which recent stunning solution moment is more stunning. If you watch “Wheel of Fortune” with any regularity, you likely saw this a few weeks ago. This next video requires a bit of … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Theme (Best That Chu Can Do)

Much has been written and said of the apparently unorthodox game play of Arthur Chu, the defending champion of the long-running quiz show “Jeopardy!” It’s been the talk of talk radio, social media and the round-the-clock news networks. As CNN … Continue reading

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Doctor? Doctor. Doctor? Doctor. Doctor? Doctor. Doctor? Doctor. Doctor? Doctor. Doctor? Annnnd Doctor.

On this 50th anniversary weekend of the long running “Doctor Who” franchise, let’s turn the clock back to – well – last weekend. Greg “Greggo” Wicker, one of the most creative people I’ve ever worked with, recently debuted a “Doctor … Continue reading

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Pocket ¢hange

One of my favorite former co-workers of all time, Elizabeth Googe, has been back in the Pine Belt for some time. She recently accepted a public relations job with the Hattiesburg chapter of the Salvation Army. Liz has kept both … Continue reading

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Perfect bid

Remember a few years back on “The Price is Right” when a contestant in the fabulous showcases turned in a perfect bid? Recall this happened in Drew Carey’s first season as host and, per the rules, a winning bid that … Continue reading

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