reality/game show idea

People will send in an audition tape to the producers of themselves
speaking in a fake accent... the selected entrants will then have to
perform various tasks (like opening a bank account, asking for help in
a store, participating in a book club) while using this fake accent
and while wearing a hidden video camera... the person who can go the
longest without being found out or confessing what is going on (it is
ok to laugh like crazy as long as you stay in character) advances to
the next show. They are paid in proportion to the amount of time they
can keep it up. Producers would screen out professionals and focus on
people with crazy accents.

Short post

OK, I am on the job here so just a quick post... I made it through Christmas and New Years without suffering major issues due to Crohn's. I think the snow shoveling has helped (light exercise on a regular basis).

I have a lot on the go right now but am sure things will ease up soon and I can once again take a couple hours here and there to relax and enjoy life...

The Bhutto assasination really got to me as I think it is all too easy to see the unseen hand of U.S. backed and funded government of Pakistan here acting through its secret service (who, incidentally, seems to be in bed with A.Q.). It'd be nice to see the US really try to encourage Pakistan to have democratic elections and maybe do more to ensure their funding isn't entirely spent on military stuff but, unfortunately, the US has no real interest in that beyond playing lip service to it as an ideal.

Wish I had more time.