Stranger Than Fiction

Headlines we never thought we’d see:

General Motors Declares Bankruptcy

“The Producers” A Hit In Berlin!


The company whose vehicles filled our highways…the company that directly or indirectly employed so much of America…the company whose president told Congress:  “For years I thought that what was good for our country was good for General Motors, and vice versa.”…is bankrupt.

And the show that started as a 1968 movie starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder, that became a smash musical on Broadway in 2001 starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, that became a 2005 movie,  is now a hit on stage again…in Berlin, Germany. Yes, the show whose signature production number is “Springtime for Hitler.”

Those two headlines affirm two long-held beliefs:  question authority, and believe in the ultimate good of humanity.

Here’s the 1968 original:




About Gerry

I've been covering Connecticut news and sports since 1974. I know, I don't look that old.
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One Response to Stranger Than Fiction

  1. Would have loved being a fly on the wall in the room where those lyrics were penned.

    ” Can anyone help me with a word that rhymes with master race? “

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