Tag Archives: Homelessness

“Brother, [If I Make You Laugh] Can You Spare a Dime?”

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“Brother, [If I Make You Laugh] Can You Spare a Dime?”

Though homelessness is no laughing matter, consider comedian Chris Rock’s spoken-word song No Sex (In the Champagne Room):

“If a homeless person has a funny sign,
He hasn’t been homeless that long.
A real homeless person is too hungry to be funny.”

To wit:

1. Cut the guy some slack, you know what he means.

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2. This guy’s brave, that’s all we can say.

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3. Albus Dumbledore Outed, Fired as Headmaster at Prestigious Hogwarts, Last Seen Panhandling in Kingston upon Thames

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4. Gotta love the enthusiasm.

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5. Translation? “My life’s amok. It really sucks.”

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6. Working hard or hardly working?

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7. Had Jerry Garcia been tone-deaf.

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8. When you wish upon a star…

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9.  Makes no bones about it, does he?

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10. If you could just channel some of that creativity…

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Carlos Santana’s former drummer has been homeless and living as a beggar for DECADES

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article-2527743-1A3F68A100000578-874_636x382 (3)Carlos Santana’s former drummer has been homeless and living as a beggar for DECADES: Guitar legend is reunited with his ex-bandmate

The encounter between Santana and Marcus Malone took place in Oakland, California, after the Hall of Famer watched a news segment about scavenging that featured his former bandmate.

The encounter between Santana and Marcus Malone (left) took place in Oakland, California, after the Hall of Famer (bottom right) watched a news segment about scavenging that featured his former bandmate (top right) – now a homeless man rummaging though the trash in search of valuables. Malone, who had worked with Santana in the 60s before his incarceration, was discovered by KRON4 reporter Stanley Roberts, who interviewed him for a story about illegal dumpsites and scavenging.

HOW I BECAME HOMELESS

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