... My inner child is sucking his thumb and throwing a tantrum. ... A friend knows a lawyer who does a lot of work pro bono. "Is he related to Sonny?" I asked. ... In the new move "Beauty and the Beast" actress Emma Watson, as Belle, tells the beast "I've always liked tall, dark and hairy. But can you do something about that musky smell" and hands him a barrel of "Old Spice". ... Hasbro followed consumer votes and ejected the thimble, wheelbarrow and boot from the venerable board game, "Monopoly". It is also updating the Atlantic City, N.J.-based game's geography and the "Chance" and "Community Chest" cards. "Chance" cards now include events such as "Casino workers go on strike. Pocket their benefits", "Diving horse rescued by animal activists" and "Miss America chosen. Nobody cares." The low-cost Baltic and Mediterranean Avenues were condemned for redevelopment as casinos and the four railroad lines were abandoned. Free-parking is now $24 for up to eight hours.Last modified on Friday, 24 March 2017
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With all the talk of the Trump administration's alleged foreign connections, Hollywood is talking about a sequel to the movie "Moscow on the Hudson." It will be called "Moscow on the Potomac—Russian to Judgment". Vladimir Putin will be played by Paul Reubens (PeeWee Herman) and Donald Trump will be played by Kevin Klein.
Bob Scott has been informing and entertaining the mid-market financial software community with his email newsletters for 10 years. And he has been covering this market through print publications for 18 years, first as technology editor of Accounting Today and then as the Editor of Accounting Technology from 1997 through 2009. He has covered the traditional tax and accounting profession during the same time and continues to address that as executive editor of the Progressive Accountant.