“Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?”
Syndication politics are every bit as twisted as any soap opera you’ll see on daytime television. Only without the sex. And with a bunch of bearded fat guys in place of the pretty models.
Why not have an old-fashioned Christmas for your family this year? Just
picture the scene in your living room on Christmas morning as your children
open their old-fashioned presents.
Your 11-year-old son: “What the heck is this?”
You: “A spinning top! You spin it around, and then eventually it falls
down. What fun! Ha, ha!”
Son: “Is this a joke? Jason Thompson’s parents got him a computer with
two disk drives and 128 kilobytes of random-access memory, and I get this
Your 8-year-old daughter: “You think that’s bad? Look at this.”
You: “It’s figgy pudding! What a treat!”
Daughter: “It looks like goat barf.”
— Dave Barry, “Simple, Homespun Gifts”