Google reminded me today that it was Mark Twain's birthday. I'm glad they did because I'm not friends with him on Facebook. Terrible jokes aside, I've said it once and I'll keep saying until someone listens: Mark Twain was the greatest American writer who ever lived. And quite possibly our first stand-up comic. I haven't read nearly enough of the guy. Perhaps one day, when I'm not stoned and drunk, I'll remedy that. Until then, I'll keep repeating this quote, which is one of my favorites: "A person who won't read has no advantage over one who can't read."
And now for something lighter that should make you happy: