Francisco Franco Update

In the early days of Saturday Night Live, during the Weekend Update segment, a standard joke that always got a laugh.

Chevy Chase doing the news. A picture of Generalissmo Francisco Franco appears behind him. “Francisco Franco.” Pause. “Is still dead.”

The house would come down.

And he would go into the next bit.


Today I took a ride up the Hudson.

Looked just about the same as last time I rode there, before Hurricane Irene.



About Dave Winer

Dave Winer, 54, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.
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