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Brad's afternoon edition. Click here to read his morning jokes.
* President Obama announced Thursday that insurance companies will now have the option of continuing to offer policies for another year, even if they do not comply with requirements. I believe inside the White House this is known as "Operation: Too Little, Too Late."
* I wouldn't say the process to sign up for Obamacare has gone slow, but every time another consumer makes it to the end of HealthCare.Gov, Obama declares a national holiday.
* Altogether, just over 106,000 Americans signed up for Obamacare in October. That's 6,000 fewer people than saw Nebraska play Michigan in the Big House last Saturday.
* Rush Limbaugh has received some criticism for mentioning Obamacare in the same breath as prostitution. I'm guessing he's being criticized by prostitutes.
* The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show just taped and will air in December. Wearing Victoria's Secret wings and flapping your arms will usually get you to your destination faster the day before Thanksgiving than flying commercial.
* Blockbuster has rented its last films. Oh, no. If only there was another way for Americans to rent movies.
* I'd say now Americans will have time to read more books, except that almost every bookstore closed two years ago.
* Prince Charles turned 65 on Thursday. He's at an age where he's starting to think of retirement from his hectic career of waving at complete strangers.
* A new law has gone into effect in Montana that makes it legal to eat roadkill. This may be the worst attempt at keeping young people from moving out of the state ever.
* You've heard of Meals On Wheels? This is Meals Under Wheels.
* On her new album, Lady Gaga sings about, to quote USA Today, “sex positions, erotic dreams and some kinky Twitter action.” And this is Gaga's Christmas album.
* The Oakland Raiders will play the Miami Dolphins in London in 2014. Is it really a good idea to give Raiders fans, Dolphins players and rowdy British soccer fans an opportunity to compare notes?
* A group of Bosnian soccer fans missed their team's historic World Cup soccer qualifier in Lithuania after mistakenly buying airline tickets to Latvia. For the rest of time, I don't want to hear any Bosnian soccer fans call American sports fans dumb.
* IndyCar driver J.R. Hildebrand foiled an attempted robbery. Note to the would-be robber: You're just lucky it didn't come down to a high-speed chase.
* The College World Series will be adopting a flat-seam baseball that travels farther for the 2015 CWS. Hopefully, gone are the days that every time a better hits a double, a statue of him is erected.
* Matt Barnes was ejected from the Clippers-Thunder game Wednesday after a scuffle. Then, Barnes tweeted criticism of his teammates. However, it wasn't until he got two new tattoos while sitting on the bench that coach Doc Rivers got fed up.