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A Brief History of the Jerry Lewis Telethon

There’s probably a special place in Hell reserved for those of us who watch Jerry Lewis’s annual Labor Day Telethon strictly for laughs. After all, Jerry’s humanitarian efforts over the years have raised over a billion dollars for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, money which not only pays for research but also medical equipment and recreational [...]

Happy Labor Day!

“What does labor want? We want more schoolhouses and less jails; more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures.” So said Samuel Gompers, founder of the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor [...]

The Late Movies: Roomba Rides

Labor Day Weekend is upon us. You’re going away, but the carpets aren’t going to clean themselves. Better leave the Roomba on… Clean carpets and entertainment for your pets. Because cats love Roomba rides. The hipper cats ride Scoobas. Kittens ride Roombas by the dozen. Of course, dogs love Roombas. Ferrets, too. Even bunnies love Roombas. And…did we leave Jr home alone?