MrJeff2000 Explains It All It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad, um what was I talking about again?

Taking a week's break from the April Fools' stuff to talk BOWLING BOWLING BOWLING!


In the headlines (last) week:

Construction on housing finally scheduled to get underway near CitiField

MetroCard upgrade delayed because it was scheduled for Super Bowl weekend

Trump will probably refuse to release Democratic memo and blame the FBI

Plastic bag tax is underway on Long Island but not state-wide

Did you know there are five public toilets in New York City, and that it took 25 years to open them?


It's cold and flu season, which means a lot of hacking and coughing.

It also means a lot of snow, which translated into plowing and traffic issues.

Which meant an official letter of complaint had to be written about the inefficiency of the plowing.

Which brings me back to a situation with people not curbing their dogs in our neighborhood.

Which brings me back to official letters of complaint.


It was my older son's birthday this week.

My younger son's birthday was at the end of November, so they are both "done" within a ten-week period for the year - with the holidays in between.

As this is podcast #299, I decided to talk about birthdays and celebrations... Mulling what to do next week!


I had some bitcoin and wanted to sell part of it, to get "real cash."

And here is where my adventures began.


Got done with the 2017 book sale, which can only mean one thing.

It's less than a year until the 2018 book sale.


I've become a fan of many sports and many teams, but it's taken a great deal of time.

For some sports, much more time than others.


General Motors is going to conduct test drives of robo-cars (driverless vehicles) on the streets of Manhattan next spring.

This means the technology is getting closer to being made available to the public, which is thrilling, challenging, and depressing at the same time.


The President is a charlatan.

His administration is a shame.

This past week was a series of disasters and embarassments to our nation and around the world.


Totally did not get around to recording a new episode this week.

The reprise is from when many of us unfortunately learned the name "Martin Shkreli" from the first time.

 The CEO of Mylan, makers of the EpiPen, announced that the cost of the life-saving devices would skyrocket to $600. There was an uproar, but that didn't affect the price. In fact, the company announced a generic brand for half the price. Why? Why indeed.



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