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Alcohol

Steve-Martin

Writer’s block is a fancy term made up by whiners so they can have an excuse to drink alcohol.    Steve Martin

Stephen GlennSteveMartin (born August 14, 1945) is an American comedian, actor, screenwriter, producer, and musician.  Martin came to public notice as a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and later became a frequent guest on The Tonight Show. In the 1970s, Martin performed his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses on national tours. Since the 1980s, having branched away from stand-up comedy, Martin has become a successful actor, as well as an author, playwright, pianist and banjo player, eventually earning him an Emmy, Grammy and American Comedy awards, among other honors.  In 2004, Comedy Central ranked Martin at sixth place in a list of the 100 greatest stand-up comics. He was awarded an honorary Oscar at the Academy’s 5th Annual Governors Awards in 2013.

Steve Martin performs with the Steep Canyon Rangers.
Steve Martin performs with the Steep Canyon Rangers.
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Television

Hitchcock,Alfred

Television has brought back murder into the home – where it belongs.  Alfred Hitchcock

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 August 1899 – 29 April 1980) was an English film director and producer. Often nicknamed “The Master of Suspense”, he pioneered many elements of the suspense andpsychological thriller genres. After a successful career in British cinema with both silent films and early talkies, renowned as England’s best director, Hitchcock moved to Hollywood in 1939 and became a US citizen in 1955.

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Warmth

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You have to feel the bite of the wind to appreciate the warmth of a winter coat.   Fennel Hudson, A Meaningful Life – Fennel’s Journal – No. 1

Fennel Hudson is a lifestyle and countryside author best known for his Fennel’s Journal series of magazines and ebooks and his Fennel’s Priory website and broadcasts. He is the resident countryside diarist for William Powell Country, guest blogger for Millican bags and Infinite Pie, and regular contributor to the Flyfishers’ Journal and Angling Times. As a broadcaster he has filmed with the BBC and Wilderness TV, and will soon be releasing a series of seasonal podcasts and films about the British countryside. Fennel’s motto is ‘Stop – Unplug – Escape – Enjoy.”

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