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01/29/2018

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Ronnie

For a moment I was afraid the Piranha Club was personal and I thought it a rotten way for you to celebrate today. Phew! and happy.

gezorkin

There was a censored version?

(I'm one of probably *very* few that think Jefferson Airplane was better with Signe Anderson. A *lot* better.)

Mike Peterson

Only change I caught was "lay under me" where wide-release is "lay here with me." Not sure I'd have recut the vocals for that.

D.D.Degg

After admiring the wonderful (mostly) hand lettering in the top strips, that mechanical/digital lettering in the last two strips was quite a jolt.

Mary McNeil

Gonna miss Piranha too. I still follow Sid's caveat of cleaning my place "religiously"- every time the Pope comes to Ohio.

Bob

Great links with the column today. I'd forgotten the Belushi antics on Weekend Update - classic. Also, a very interesting article on the Occult Hand - wish someone on my high school newspaper had been a member. One minor point (which you probably know) - it was Christopher Reeve in the movie; George Reeves on TV.

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