America’s Mom Carol Brady (Florence Henderson) Dead at 82


“Florence Henderson, the actress who portrayed matriarch Carol Brady on the Seventies sitcom The Brady Bunch, died Thursday in Los Angeles from heart failure. She was 82.

`We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our dear mother Florence Henderson from heart failure,` the Henderson family said in a statement.  `On this day of thanks, our beloved mother was surrounded by her devoted children and dearest friends. We thank all of her fans for their many years of love and ask that we be allowed to grieve in private.` “

Rolling Stone

The Henderson family is grieving the loss of their dear mother Florence Henderson, and America is mourning the death of our beloved TV mother Carol Brady.

Florence Henderson and the Brady Bunch were icons of a bygone area when television had the power to unite the country.

The Brady Bunch aired from 1969 to 1974, a quaint era when there were only a few broadcast channels.

The beloved sit-com wasn`t a critical or ratings success during its original run, but it became a monster hit in syndication. The Brady Bunch was must-watch TV in the 80s, 90`s and even today it still garners decent ratings.

It`s unlikely that a sit-com, or any type of program, has the ability to unite America like the Brady Bunch. In the digital age when cable TV, satellite TV, streaming services, podcasts and Internet shows provide us with a gazillion and one choices, it`s almost impossible for a program to break through the niche universe and become a huge hit that is watched by a majority of the American public.

When I was a teenager I watched the Brady Bunch; my friends and I identified with one of the Brady boys and had a crush on one of the Brady sisters. I had a strong physical resemblance to Greg, and I identified with him, and I was madly in love with groovy, Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!

Truth be told I also had a crush on Carol Brady, not only did male teens idolize her as the perfect TV mom, we also fantasied about going to 3rd base with her.

Carol Brady will live forever in syndication, but alas the actress Florence Henderson has died.

America`s Mom has died, and as homage to Carol Brady, I won`t turn on my TV today.

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Kanye West is Loco! Who’s Responsible for Driving Him Nuts?


“Kanye West`s condition might be worse than originally thought.

The recently hospitalized rapper`s health problems stem from more than just sleep deprivation and serious dehydration, TMZ reports.

The `Fade` artist, 39, is said to be in a disconcerting mental state, and it`s unlikely he`ll be released from the hospital Thursday to celebrate Thanksgiving at home, sources told the celebrity gossip site.

His psychological issues are reportedly serious enough that insurance is likely to cover the money lost by West abruptly canceling the remainder of his `Saint Pablo Tour,` which still had 21 shows remaining. “

The New York Daily News

You don`t have to be a rocket scientist or a psychologist to discern that Kanye West has serious issues; his mental problems predate his marriage to Kim Kardashian. The Kardashians can be blamed for the decline of Western Civilization, global warming and the coarsening of public discourse, but it`s unfair to blame them for West`s precarious mental condition.

Why then is Kanye West stark raving mad?

You don`t need gaydar to deduce that Kanye West is the gayest rapper in history, but West hasn`t come out of the closet because in the testosterone-fueled rap genre homosexuality is anathema. Is the conflict between West`s gay inner self, and his public macho persona driving him batty?

West has an enormous ego, he frequently compares himself to God. Only the Almighty can handle being omniscient and omnipotent without going nuts, a human being with a God complex will eventually end up in a mental institution.

Although the Kardashians aren`t directly responsible for making West bonkers, Bruce Jenner`s transformation into Caitlyn Jenner may have been the straw that broke the camel`s back. Normal human beings look with disgust at the freak formerly known as Bruce Jenner, but we don`t have to invite him to Thanksgiving dinner. Imagine the agony and confusion of an unfortunate soul with a tormented mind having to deal with the likes of Jenner on a regular basis.

West can only regain his sanity if he does the following:

Come out of the closet!

Kick Kim Kardashian to the curb!

Pimp slap Caitlyn Jenner

Admit publicly that he`s just a wanker and not God!

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