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MURPHY’S LAW: May Snow, Kris Kross, Deer Hunter


Happy May Day. Enjoy the snow. Thursday’s I-Cubs game already postponed by bad weather. What the crap, Ed?…

Authorities confirm Chris Kelly, of Kris Kross fame, has died. Chris was just 34. He was found unresponsive in his home. Hard to believe it’s been 21 years since the Kris Kross single, Jump, dominated radio play. It was, and is, a real earworm. If you’ve forgotten how it sounds, click here.

Lynn Melling tells me she was so into Kris Kross, she used to wear her clothes backwards in the early 90s. Maybe a few people will do that in tribute.


No NBA team has ever come back from 0-3. I doubt the Boston Celtics make history, they struggle to score, but winning two straight has the New York Knicks tightening up. The only MLB team to crawl out of the unthinkable was Boston. And the Red Sox were playing New York…

Can’t remember a Kentucky Derby having less buzz…

The embattled NCAA has a dozen important issues it needs to address immediately. Instead, the NCAA announces football fields may no longer have a twitter hashtag. #phew…

I followed a cement mixer to a construction site Wednesday. Had to wait five minutes for the truck to back-up. Didn’t mind at all. I even gave the driver a cheesy “thumbs-up”. Some of the things, and people, I found really cool as a kid, still make me wide-eyed: big trucks, fire fighters, military members, to name a few…

Going home to watch the Deer Hunter. What a great movie. If you haven’t seen it, please do. Well, please do if you’re up for an R-rated movie about Vietnam that’s heartbreaking at times, inspiring at others…


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