Weird, but allegedly true, celebrity encounters as quoted in the book "Elvis Presley's Pharmacist Was My Sunday School Teacher" (Alaska Northwest Books, $8.95).
"While playing a celebrity basketball game at the Pentagon, I mistakenly put on Al Gore's jockstrap."
"I once heard Brian Keith belch."
"I was circumcised by C. Everett Koop."
"Kurt Cobain puked on my ex-girlfriend."
"I took Captain Kangaroo's stool sample."
"I once built a stage that Glenn Campbell fell through."
"I watched Jaclyn Smith pick her nose while driving her Corvette."
"I sat on a plane next to the best friend of the nephew of the Japanese guy that President Bush puked on."
"I threw a Frisbee to the Emperor of Japan."
"My ancestors ate Magellan."
"I know a guy whose father's grandfather was the plumber who pulled President Taft out of the tub when he got stuck."
"My father went to high school with Adam West. I met him and then the three of us went to Hooters."
"Connie Chung once hawked a loogie on my shoe."
"Gomer Pyle hit on my brother."
"Stephen Hawking ran over my foot with his wheelchair."
I take old Starbucks Drink Cups and turn them into Lamps
The warm panels are made from melting down old Starbucks drink cups, but it looks and feels like mica or some organic material. The wood in the lampshade and base is pulled from our 100 year old house in Astoria Oregon during a remodel, and it all comes together for a beautiful, classic look.
Editor's Note: Be sure to check out my blog at
michaelbissell.com/blog -- maybe not as funny as the 5,000+ jokes here, but I ramble about life, technology and other things that make
the world... nutty.