"The Industrial Revolution -- the whole friggin historical mess -- scared the hell out of, uh, Luigi, a Del Paso Heights librarian, an elderly fellah who survived five sex change operations and is currently undergoing psychotherapy for Changing His/Her Mind Disorder…"
"Carol Burnett’s daughter, Erin, the wife of a real rocket scientist, Verner von Braun, opened a Chicago Irish bar called Erin Go Braun to support Verner because he couldn’t make any money designing rocket ships at first because his name was Verner. It was at this point that he invented Braunsweiger, a deli pseudo-meat. With that money he went on to design the Saturn rocket system, and with Ms. Erin von Braun they invented Erinyerflat, a canned fix-a-flat that has changed motoring in the American Southwest."
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