"Law & Order SVU" - Like Last Days of "Desperate Housewives," Plots Too Convoluted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The same thing might be going on with "Law & Order SVU." They pulled that off in Missouri.  Reflection: Will "Law & Order SVU" make it beyond next season?  Most television series jump the shark. The producers don't pull the plug in time. That is, they don't do a Johnny Carson and exit on top of their game. That happened with "Desperate Housewives." " In its final days the plot lines become cartoonishly convoluted.

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Seven speech-techniques powering Obama’s UN Address

The Presenter's Blog

Russia’s actions in Ukraine challenge this post-war order. Many will have been surprised to hear a paragraph dedicated to Ferguson, Missouri, but it was there for a specific reason. by Peter Paskale. Powerful speeches contain powerful content. For that content to shine though, it must be mounted into a powerful structure. Barack Obama’s speech today at the UN General Assembly contained both.

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Contest Results — State of the Humor

Humor Power

HONORABLE MENTION (In random order). Missouri is funny because its mules always say Hee-Haw! Here are the top lines for the February Joke Contest — State of the Funny. Some of our subscribers said that this contest was more difficult than most. New contests are announced on the first of the month. The next contest starts on March 1, 2015. Here are our top three and honorable mention entries: ** FIRST PLACE **.

Joke Contest Results — Naked Person

Humor Power

HONORABLE MENTION (In random order). - I’m from Missouri, the Show ME state. - It’s time for the results of the May Joke Contest: What To Say to a Naked Person. Joke Contests are announced on the first of the month. Our next contest is June 1, 2014. Here are the top lines and Honorable Mention entries from this month’s contest, selected by our panel of judges (speakers and improv players). ** FIRST PLACE **. I can give you clothes, but no cigar.

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Good Riddance, "Sunday Night" - No Breakthrough Segments, No Theatrical Quality in Megyn Kelly's Presentation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last May, J&J was ordered to pay $110 million in a Missouri court verdict. This is the last episode of "Sunday Night," hosted by Megyn Kelly. And the collective feeling seems to be a sigh of good riddance. The programming, as usual, is stale. Unlike "60 Minutes," there are no breakthrough stories. Haven't we heard over and over about how consumers are being used and abused by the airline industry?

Joke Contest Results — Simple or Complex

Humor Power

Cindy Tebo, St Louis, Missouri. ** THIRD PLACE **. HONORABLE MENTION (in random order). Here are the September Joke Contest results. The theme is to create book titles which feature very simple or very complex subjects. New joke contests are announced on the first of the month. Our next contest will be announced on October 1. Here are the top lines for this month’s contest selected by our panel of six judges (speakers and improv players). ** FIRST PLACE **.

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Joke Contest Results — The Big But

Humor Power

Cindy Tebo, St Louis, Missouri. ** SECOND PLACE **. HONORABLE MENTION (in random order). It’s time for the results of the August joke contest. The theme of the contest is THE BIG BUT. The challenge to the write is to write a line where the word BUT changes the meaning of the end of the sentence in a funny way. Joke contests are announced on the first of the month. The next joke contest will be announced tomorrow. ** FIRST PLACE **.

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