Gilbert Gottfried: Bob Einstein viciously insulted me — and I never laughed so hard

(CNN)Every now and again, a guest comes on my podcast and I let them take the reins. Bob Einstein, also known by his characters Super Dave Osborne from David Letterman’s show and Marty Funkhouser from “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” was one of those. Bob and his brother, the great comedian, writer…

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Lion Air crash: Is it safe to get on a Boeing 737 MAX plane?

The 737 MAX is an airframe design that dates back to 1967. It is the latest in Boeing’s line-up, includes a “fly-by-wire” (that is, computer controlled) electronic flight control system and highly efficient turbofan engines. Because the engines are also more powerful and heavier than previous versions of the airplane,…

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Pope Francis can’t afford to remain silent

(CNN)There’s an old saying that goes: It’s not what you say that matters — it’s what you don’t say. And in an interview with PBS, Dennis Coday, editor for the National Catholic Reporter, said that Vigano’s allegations were that Pope Benedict — Francis’ predecessor — “had imposed some kind of…

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