|Today's Dosage of Bill's Pills (Updated each weekday)
Friday, Aug 17
President Trump’s military parade has been postponed, apparently because the $12 million cost
estimate has ballooned to $92 million. *** And because the members of his cabinet are still refusing to wear
funny hats and zoom around in tiny motorized cars.
YouTube has removed a trailer for the horror film “The Nun” because it was too frightening. *** The
sound of rattling rosary beads…a close-up of a 12-inch ruler…and suddenly, the threatening stare of Sister Mary
On this date in history: Aug 17, 1846 – In the Mexican-American war, U.S. forces take over Los
Angeles. *** And we’re still stuck with it.
On this date in history: Aug 17, 1960 – In Moscow, the trial begins for U-2 spy plane pilot Francis Gary
Powers. *** I believe it was commonly known as the “peek-a-boo trial.”
On this date in history: Aug 17, 1986 – The famous bronze pig statue is unveiled at Seattle's Pike Place
Market. *** Actually, because of a limited budget, they just used a cheap taxidermist and a can of bronze paint.
|High Impact Humor
|HIGH IMPACT HUMOR can add a
humorous introduction to your speech, use
humor to "punch up" a speech you've
already written, or write your entire speech.
Turnaround can be as quick as 24 hours.
operated by Bill Mihalic, a professional
comedy writer with a background in the
corporate offices of the Detroit auto industry.
Bill's material has frequently been used
by Jay Leno on the Tonight Show, Kevin
Ferguson's "Nightshift" TV show, Tom Ryan on
WOMC and the New York Times "Laugh
Lines." He has supplied humorous speeches for
featured speakers at Detroit area events as well
as comedy sketches and song parodies for
theaters in Branson, Missouri.
|Bill has been the Master of Ceremonies and
performed his stand-up comedy at numerous comedy
clubs, fundraisers and special events. His signature
humor is about the trials and tribulations of aging. Bill
can also mix his humor with a factual, anecdote-filled
presentation on "The Serious Business of Comedy."
(Click "Performing" to see video clips.)