If this were real life instead of one of a half-million or so comedy sketches from The Wallace and Ladmo Show, the famed kiddie program that aired on then-independent KPHO from 1954 to 1989, Chris Williams would be the Ladmo in that story. “And Pierre O’Rourke is my Grudgmeyer,” Williams insists. “You wouldn’t believe what I’ve had to go through to keep the show alive, and what Pierre has been doing to try to keep me from it.” Over the past couple of years, Williams and O’Rourke have been in and out of courtrooms, where they’ve spent hours accusing one another of everything from cyberstalking to death threats to glaring at one another on the witness stand. Most of the time McMahon was Gerald, a bratty kid who hated other children, especially Ladmo. The skits wedged between Mighty Mouse and Roger Ramjet cartoons often lampooned issues of the day, but the show was centered on the ongoing bitch fight between Ladmo and Gerald. In one … [Read more...] about Battle of the Ladmo Bag Boys: Are the Keepers of a Kids’ Show a Couple of Sad Sacks?
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Dear Abby Jeanne Phillips Published 4:29 p.m. UTC Jun 10, 2018 Dear Abby: I have some suggestions for “Longing to Be a Mom” (Feb.), whose husband doesn’t want a child. If you talk your husband into it, are you prepared to do all the parenting while he sits staring at the TV or starts working longer hours or worse? Are you prepared for the lack of connection that child might have with his/her father? Grieve your loss. Losing the possibility for motherhood is a great loss. Find a support group or counselor who deals with loss. Believe me, I understand. My boyfriend told me he wanted children. Motherhood was my dream, and I lost my only child to an early miscarriage. Then my husband revealed he’d never really wanted children — he only said he did because he wanted to marry me. So I made a conscious decision to live a different life than I had planned, but a full and satisfying one. Thousands of children need someone to care. Explore opportunities to … [Read more...] about Abby: Woman finds ways to mend lost dream of motherhood
By Katherine Feser Published 2:59 pm, Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Houston Chronicle Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 House Speaker Paul Ryan, second left, shovels debris into a wheel barrel while assisting Team Rubicon Disaster Response to clean out the Harvey-damaged Garcia house on Lucian Lane Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in Friendswood. less House Speaker Paul Ryan, second left, shovels debris into a wheel barrel while assisting Team Rubicon Disaster Response to clean out the Harvey-damaged Garcia house on Lucian Lane Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in ... more Photo: Yi-Chin Lee, Houston Chronicle Bank of America provides $2.8M in Hurricane Harvey relief 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Bank of America announced more than $2.8 million in donations to Gulf Coast nonprofits supporting short- and long-term Hurricane … [Read more...] about Bank of America provides $2.8M in Hurricane Harvey relief
After eight years at the helm of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, influential community leader Michael Johnson is leaving Madison to take his “dream job” as president and CEO of United Way of Greater Cincinnati.“I finally agreed to everything last week, but it’s a very emotional decision for my family because I love this community,” Johnson said. “I’ve received so much support.”The Greater Cincinnati branch is the sixth largest United Way in the country, serving 10 counties across Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.Johnson came to the BGCDC in 2010, and has been credited with transforming the organization. In a Facebook post listing his proudest achievements, Johnson said the organization served just 1,800 children in 2010, a number that will increase to 8,000 by the end of 2018. The operating budget has grown by 318 percent since his arrival and the BGCDC raised over $25 million.A charismatic media presence, Johnson led community … [Read more...] about Boys and Girls Club CEO Michael Johnson to leave Madison for United Way position in Cincinnati
By Cody McCrary Published 2:38 pm, Monday, April 30, 2018 Photo: Andy Lyons /Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Popular Spur Matt Bonner became an analyst on the franchise’s broadcast team on Jan. 10. Popular Spur Matt Bonner became an analyst on the franchise’s broadcast team on Jan. 10. Photo: Andy Lyons /Getty Images Former Spur Bonner to be inducted into Boys & Girls Club Alumni Hall of Fame 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Former Spur and current Spurs analyst for Fox Sports Southwest Matt Bonner will be inducted into the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Alumni Hall of Fame on May 2. Bonner, who played for the Spurs from 2006-2016, began playing basketball at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire when he was six years old, according to the organization. The 38-year-old took … [Read more...] about Former Spur Bonner to be inducted into Boys & Girls Club Alumni Hall of Fame