by Dr. Mark Denison– Last night, David Letterman took the stage at the Ed Sullivan Theater for the final time. After more than 6,000 telecasts spanning 33 years, the iconic 68-year-old former weatherman from Indianapolis called it quits, having passed mentor Johnny Carson as the longest serving late night host in history. The studio was […]
by Dr. Mark Denison– Some amazing things happened on this day in history – May 20. In 2013 an EF5 tornado struck Moore, Oklahoma, killing 24 people. In 1989 Chinese authorities declared martial law, setting off the Tiananmen Square massacre. In 1983 the U.S. had its first AIDS diagnosis. In 1932 Amelia Earhart took off […]
by Dr. Mark Denison– A Sunday meeting between five rival biker gangs seeking to settle their differences at a Waco Twin Peaks restaurant turned into a brawl that escalated to gunfire, leaving nine dead, 18 taken to hospitals, and 170 booked by local police. Waco Police Sgt. Patrick Swanton said all involved were gang members. […]
by Dr. Mark Denison– In 1997 one of the finest business leaders in the world died. His name was Roberto Goizueta, and he was the chairman and chief executive officer of the Coca-Cola Company. A few months before he died, he said, “A billion hours ago, human life appeared on Earth. A billion minutes ago, […]
by Dr. Mark Denison– Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn announced the end of their relationship last week. The legendary golfer and skier had been dating for three years. Vonn announced, “After nearly three years together, Tiger and I have mutually decided to end our relationship. I will always cherish the memories that we’ve created together. […]
by Dr. Mark Denison– And the new American Idol is . . . Nick Fradiani. The winner of the 14th installment of the Fox hit is a 29-year-old rocker from Guilford, Connecticut. Fradiani knocked off Clark Beckham of White House, Tennessee in the finals. “This is amazing,” Nick told host Ryan Seacrest. “This is the […]
by Dr. Mark Denison– Four-time Super Bowl champion and three-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady has been suspended for four games by the NFL, in punishment for “Deflategate.” Additionally, the Patriots were fined $1 million, lost two draft picks, and two equipment managers were suspended indefinitely. Was the suspension fair? Why did Brady do it? […]
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