Laugh Lines

Remember When: Gas prices dipped below $1 a gallon this week. “And in the past year, John Glenn has flown in space, and Sonny and Cher were on prime time. If the trend continues, we’ll soon be watching black-and-white TV and eating baloney sandwiches.” (Kenny Noble Cortes)

Changing Channels: Jerry Falwell says the purple Teletubby is a gay role model. “If he’s getting upset over that, I don’t even want to be around when he finds out about Ernie and Bert.” (Andrew Wisot)

In the Court File: Marilyn Manson is suing a former Spin magazine editor. Manson says his reputation was greatly damaged by the journalist’s allegation that Manson assaulted him. “I guess it’s OK to be known as a Satan-worshiping weirdo, just not a violent Satan-worshiping weirdo.” (Daily Scoop)

Deja Vu: Actress Shirley MacLaine says she thinks Hollywood is losing its magic touch. “Of course, she said the same thing about the Roman Empire and the Ming Dynasty.” (Jerry Perisho)


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