Saturday, January 17, 2009

I Yam What I Yam

In case anyone's forgotten, today is the 80th anniversary of the first appearance of Popeye. His endurance spans the continents -- I've seen his face in public places in Japan -- and the decades. During the tainted spinach scare not that long ago, for example, Dave Letterman could joke that "it's a good time to pick a fight with Popeye" with complete assurance that the audience would get the joke.



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