Some stats regarding Stephen Elop from Forbes: Compensation for 2013 Salary: $1,105,171 Bonus: $769,217 Restricted stock awards: $5,385,660 All other compensation: $121,765 Option awards: $2,197,691 Change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings: $75,554 Total Compensation: $9,655,058
Back in May, we found that a mama duck had made a nest by our house. I was a bit skeptical about the whole arrangement. In the first place, she chose a location that was fairly exposed -- the mulched area at the front of our ...
He was a recurring character on the Steve Allen show. As you may imagine, "why NOT?" is the catch phrase that gets the studio audience ROLLING. This is odd, since there is no intrinsic humor in it, even in context. The bits all follow a similar pattern. He's a doctor he's a lawyer he's an Indian chief. Standard absurdist bait-and-switch jokes.
Very funny in small doses, but holy cow, did it wear thin. I laughed out loud at the first track, and sat in stony silence for every other one on side one. Does side two get better? I doubt I'll ever know.
Still, if I see a comedy record, I am compelled to buy it. If I don't already have it, I mean. I learned that lesson with The First Family.