Profile of Ed Smith

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  • Hannah — with arms only

    I don’t talk about disabilities very much.For one thing, in my experience very few disabilities are funny. There is a joke about a fellow with ...

  • Thoughts for the times

    Three? Four? Five? How many earth-shattering events have we had in the last two weeks or so? I’m beginning to think the Mayans were only off by a ...

  • It’s all about osculation

    This past week is sometimes known as kissing week. Not by everyone, of course. Some people know it as yet another week in which highly creative ...

  • Little interest in massage parlour

    It's difficult writing a column with the leadtime of almost a week for some of you, and more for the rest of you. Anything can happen in that ...

  • The dumbest question of all

    Here’s the most stupid line in the history of Hollywood movies. I’ve seen it many times, as have you. (That’s not the line.) Last night I was ...

  • Liar, liar

    He sat there for 2 1/2 hours and his pants never once caught fire. That’s not easy to do, but all the great ones seem to manage it somehow. ...

  • In praise of older men

    I think it’s time I began talking about older men.I realized just a short time ago that I am now an expert. I have finally reached that ...

  • Our time and our place

    I think I’m getting too old for this. Too old for writing “The View?” Shhh. Bad thoughts have a bad habit of becoming bad suggestions. And that’s ...

  • Beware the Ides of Christmas

    The Christmas season is fraught with danger. I know what you’re thinking. We’re way beyond Christmas now, Smith, so get with the program, move ...

  • In the beginning

    Till ringing, singing on its waythe Earth revolved from night to day,a voice, a chime, a chant sublimeof peace on earth, goodwill to men.It seems ...