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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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My next door neighbor's mother went for a walk last year and disappeared for 36 hours.

When she came back, there was some odd behavior.

And it recently recurred.

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I was never a big "play sports" guy.

Did some running, played badminton (yes) and tennis.

Some of my "play sports" stories this week.

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The MTA has unleashed its "Summer of Hell" for commuters, specifically those who take the LIRR.

This gives me an opportunity to clear out a bunch of MTA-related articles I've been meaning to discuss on the podcast.

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The day after I purchased a new car (discussed last podcast) but the day BEFORE I picked up that same car, I experienced a very long day.

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We just passed the Fourth of July holiday.

I did not see fireworks this year, but that's been the rule since my kids were born.

If I see fireworks, it generally entails a babysitter and lots of extra planning.

 

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