Howdy Pardner

And Now The New News from the Slim Shack I got a call from someone in Palm Springs, Californee, asking if I'd ever written a country song for a female vocalist. Now, most people might take a look at me and say, "He doesn't look like a country music guy." Well hold on...

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Vote for Slim

Hey There You Good-Looking Slim People! I bought a CD that teaches you a foreign language while you sleep. I tried it last night, the CD skipped, now all I can do is stutter in Italian. How are the Slimmest of All People? Is everybody molto magnifico? I know you may...

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Lady Lunch

Hello There You Good-Looking and Above Average Slim Folks! Why don't cannibals eat divorced people? Because they're bitter. I told that joke at a ladies luncheon yesterday and it went over like a...lead zeppelin. I was talking about the Slim Man Cooks cookbook, and...

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Primavera

THE NEW NEWS FROM THE SLIM SHACK Primavera Sauce I cooked this sauce a couple weeks ago here in Palm Springs, Californy. There were some folks visiting the Slim Shack. People had come in from around the globe to pay respects to my friend, Abe, who passed away...

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420

THE NEWEST NEWS FROM THE SLIM SHACK I played a 420 party Monday night. 420 is the code name for marijuana, although I don't know why we need secret names for weed now that it's legal. Why not just call it a pot party, like they did back in the Swinging Sixties? The...

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People Who Live in Glass Houses

HERE'S THE NEWS FROM THE SLIM SHACK Last week I sang at William Holden's house out here in Palm Springs, California. The party was part of Modernism Week.   The house is what they call midcentury modern, my favorite. Who was William Holden? He was a movie star, won a...

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21 Gun Salute

So...last weekend, there was a memorial service for my friend, Abe. He was 97, a colonel in the Army, and one of the good guys. He was smart, well-read, well-traveled, kept himself in great shape, was thoughtful and generous and kind and strong and had a sense of...

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Super Duper Bowl 52

And Now The New News From the Slim Shack I watched Super Bowl 52 from start to finish. I'm a football fan. My uncle took me to lots of Baltimore Colts games when I was a young kid, and I got into it, and stayed in. I mean, I'm not gonna paint my face in the team...

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The Week Before Thanksgiving

Dear Slim Folks, I just want to thank you Slim People for all the kind words about the passing of my friend Abe. He was one of the good guys, and I appreciate the encouraging words. I've said it once, I'll say it again...Slim Folks are the best. Above-average and...

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Kickin’ Chicken

Hello You Good-Looking Slim People, If you're looking for something to do tomorrow, may I suggest a Slim Show? Not only is it a Slim Show, it's a benefit as well. So you can boogie down and support a good cause at the same time. Even if you're nowhere near San Juan...

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