17h26 UTC; FRIDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2014: In case you've yet to hear the news by now: TLC, in response to a report at TMZ.com about the mother of reality-show star (not to mention Hero and Role-Model to "REAL AmeriKKKans" from especially the dregs of Poor Whiteism) Honey Boo-Boo consorting with a Known and Notorious Sex Offender, has cancelled the next series of Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo out of an abundance of concern and caution.

This notwithstanding a whole series of episodes already having been produced beforehand.

TLC, in announcing the show's cancellation, added that it will pay for counselling and therapy sessions for the children of Honey Boo-Boo's family.

So we can do without certain conservative prolefeeders' responding by claiming that Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo's cancellation was driven by "hysterics," was "directed by President Obama" or other absurd rationales lacking credible substance, let alone the canard that such "is a slap in the face of Real AmeriKKKan Kultur" (as in the sort which sees Branson's "music shows" to be the defining standard therefor).

The last laugh, it seems, is on such specimens of Elmer Gantryism who were ballistically paranoid five years back this time about hate-crimes legislation then pending in Congress (since enacted into law) containing super-secretive clauses implying that certain religious could be arbitrarily silenced into prison camps for Preaching the Pure Saving Gospel of Jesus Christ, especially so the sort condoning homophobia, sexism and socioeconomic inequity. As it turns out, no super-secretive prison camps were established of the Parkedaal model, and no sky-pilots have been arrested or otherwise detained for Hate Crimes--yet the paranoia seems to show no signs of stopping.

Which, come to think of it, suggests serious emotional disorders aggravated by an unwillingness to face up to abuse or maltreatment at the hands of their parents, especially so the sort reeking of the sexually-coercive.

So much for blaming President Obama or his Hidden Agenda for Sears Holdings' announcing this morning that it would close 77 sub-performing Sears stores, with 5,500 jobs between them lost in the process--and, ironic as it would seem, just before the Festive Season shopping period--as per usual, lacking credible evidence apart from forgeries of the worst possible sort as can be created using Microsoft Word or similar.

Or, as Yogi Bear's indirect namesake, Yogi Berra, once said, "A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."

In any event, even allowing for Winona State University's Homecoming this weekend (parade tomorrow morning), Your Correspondent hopes to start work on his new Hanna-Barbera fanfic blog in due time. The which I am planning to style as "It's So Hanna-Barberaesque." So do tell especially your friends as are fans of classic Saturday-morning animation seeking to placate themselves over the loss thereof from FreeVee, not to mention the imminence of Boomerang's relaunch with the New Year and same likely giving its original raison d'être of showcasing classic Hanna-Barbera and Warner Bros. animation the proverbial cold shoulder. I hope such will agree with all you subway Hanna-Barberians out there (did I just come up with a new term to refer to fans of Hanna-Barbera animation, readers?).

So till next time, folks: "73"
(Which, incidentally, was railroad telegraphers' shorthand for "goodbye.")

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