36 Don’t Let the Facts Get in the Way of a Good Drawing

On the Channel 5 morning newscast, weatherman Mark Cristi related an amusing story, but couldn’t remember the name of the person he was quoting. Barbara Beck, anchor woman, said, “Mark never lets the facts get in the way of a good story.” It was a good story and whether the person quoted was Rodney Dangerfield or Prince Charles, it wouldn’t have added or taken away from the comical twist. (The story was about some older man who had gotten his much younger wife pregnant so she would have a playmate.)

Here is a paraphrase of that line:“…don’t let the facts get in the way of a good drawing. ” All the facts in the world are only “grist” waiting for a good story. Or to look at it from another ...

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