We Might As Well Laugh

Laughlogo220The first time I was on the cusp of becoming a senior I was anxious and one year away from finishing my high school education.  College and my quest to conquer the world paved the road ahead with all kinds of wild, exciting possibilities; fame, fortune, wooing Ms. Right, etc.

Something else was different back then, although I didn't realize it at the time.  I could read the labels on medicine bottles.

Now, a few decades later, after initially kicking and resisting, I find myself no longer fighting the indisputable fact that I'm the other kind of senior, as in senior citizen. 

I've given up on chasing fame and fortune.  I've even found Ms. Right.  But some pesky problems still remain.

No matter how hard I try, no matter what devices I use, I CANNOT READ THE FINE-PRINT LABELS ON MEDICINE BOTTLES!  It's a conspiracy, I tell you, and the only thing we can do about it and other bumps in the Road of Enjoyment at this stage of life is this:

We might as well laugh.

So, that's what we'll do in my stand-up comedy routine lasting 45 minutes to an hour and aimed at seniors like me ... and, perhaps, you.

There will be only a few movie clips in this presentation.  It's mostly just a healthy dose of hardy laughs about medicine bottles, the people who make them (They obviously hate seniors), the joys and sound blasts of amplified hearing and, of course, the constant desire to offer desperately needed advice to the younger generation like ...

"Pull up your pants!"

For availability and speaking fees, call 214-364-7364 or email lrratliff@verizon.net.

(Microphone image courtesy:  NickShell.com)

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The presidential debate: About 'Face'

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Andy Griffith as "Lonesome" Rhodes in "A Face in the Crowd." (Courtesy: www.washtimes.com)

So what does a film critic, humorist, public speaker and author who likes to kid around a bit know about presidential politics?

Not much, really, and what I do know I prefer to keep to myself.  It's not that I'm that private. I'm also not the dumbest dangling chad in the pile of discarded ballots.  I'm in business here and just don't choose to alienate half of my potential speaking audience by hopping up on a personal political soapbox.

So why am I even writing this?

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