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Humor: Where to film the sequel to Animal House
God bless America and how is everybody
Argus Hamilton

HOLLYWOOD — God bless America, and how’s everybody?

A United Airlines passenger jet came dangerously close to colliding with a drone aircraft on approach to Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday. And that was just outside the plane. United Airlines now offers its passengers three grades of airline seats—window, middle and ringside.

The Comedy Store in Hollywood marked the birthday of founder Mitzi Shore whose reign over the stand-up comedy scene began in the 1970s. It was insane at the club then. Richard Pryor, Robin Williams and Freddie Prinze would distract you with laughter while Bill Cosby spiked your drink.

Hollywood director Judd Apatow performs his stand-up comedy special on HBO this week that he developed at the Comedy Store. It’s a great time to be a comedy director. Rumors are swirling that Universal will shoot a sequel to “Animal House” and it’s going to be set in the Trump White House.

Men’s Health reported that healthy relationships are as important as lots of exercise for a long life span. In May, the BBC reported the world’s oldest man died in Indonesia at the age of 146. He died doing what he always wanted to do, giving his wife an honest opinion.

The Wharton School of Business ran a poll of college business finance majors which found that most of them want to work as investment bankers on Wall Street. The eventual career opportunities are endless. Not only is Donald Trump hiring people who work on Wall Street, he’s day-trading them.

President Trump hosted a ceremony Monday awarding the Congressional Medal of Honor to a Vietnam War field medic. The room was filled with Vietnam veterans. Everything was going so well until Trump went off the teleprompter and fired Henry Kissinger as National Security Advisor.

President Trump dismissed communications director Anthony Scaramucci Monday. It follows his dismissal of Reince Priebus, Sean Spicer, his National Security Advisor, the FBI Director, and 10 years as host of The Apprentice. President Trump has fired more times than a Civil War cannon.

President Trump fired Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, leaving Steve Bannon the only top advisor who’s still employed. So the only survivor is the guy Scaramucci ripped for performing self-fellatio in his office. I guess it’s never lonely at the top if you have those kind of skills.

President Trump hired a Marine Corps general to bring order to the White House Monday to end the staff warfare that’s been relentless, vulgar, and public. It’s been chaotic. There’s been so much fighting going at the White House that the Oval Office has been converted into an cctagon.

The Game Show Channel issued a request for catchy home game show ideas from TV viewers hoping to inject new ideas into the game show world. The hottest new home game in Los Angeles is called What’s My Name? It’s a game that families play at the dinner table when the Wi-Fi goes down.

Congress faces having to either raise the debt ceiling or risk a U.S. government shutdown when they return. There were many lost chances. If President Trump had set out a $10 swear jar in the West Wing before he fired Anthony Scaramucci we might have balanced the budget by Tuesday.

Hamilton is the host comedian of the Comedy Store in Hollywood and can be reached at

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