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Good Afternoon—January 1, 2012

Happy New Year’s Day to all of you! I’m taking the night off since it’s a holiday. Tomorrow I have an announcement here about some changes that are going to be happening here. So check back for that if you want to, in the meantime, here’s hoping for a great 2012 for all of us!

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Bonus Photos by Gene Rubbico!
Gene and Smoopy were out on the town in the BBC’s hometown of Baltimore last night celebrating New Year’s Eve and he sent in some photos of the fireworks there last night. Great photos, Gene, thanks for sending them in!

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Reader Comments (19)

Happy new year Marty.. I cheated.. Willoughby at 9:30 EST.. can we watch together?

January 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGidgie

Happy new year, Marty!!

@MAD: I'd like to jump the gun and congratulate you on the introduction of internet smell-o-vision.

@GENE: "..and the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air." Baltimore was Key to that song.

January 1, 2012 | Unregistered Commentercsp

@CSP .... we were about 4/10 of a mile from Fort McHenry ....

Happy new year everyone ! .... 2012 should be an interesting time !

January 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGENE

@Gidgie: Of course we can...next stop...Willoughby!

@Clacky of Bunt's Downunder: Happy New Year, Clacky! Hope you can make it here in 2012!

@csp: Who told you?

@GENE: Happy New Year and thanks again for the photos, great shots!

January 1, 2012 | Registered CommenterMarty After Dark

I have crossed the international dateline to eliminate today from my life! Happy New year Suckers!

January 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterProfessor Dungpie.

Sincere wishes for a great 2012 for you Marty. I look forward to your posts each day here in Ireland , and hope that whatever changes are afoot -that your friends and admirers can continue to share in your daily travels. It's surely a great effort on your part. I reckon you are a mighty man with an iron constitution. Most of all I admire your dedication to the task at hand, also your embrace of black, yellow and white, also your evenhanded dismissal of ignorance. The coffin and crypt await. Let us live well and enjoy these precious days. May you live long and well. Many thanks. Dannyboy

January 1, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterdannyboy

Happy New Year to all of you here.
It's been quite the 'Ellis Island' of us knuckleheads who share this playground.

January 1, 2012 | Unregistered Commenter"Boris"

wishin' all a healthy new year!...w/o health not much else matters...

How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It's simple. I drink the blood of young runaways.
William Shatner


January 1, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterraginrr

@Professor Dungpie: You driving a rocketship now? Swing on by and pick me up and we'll have a couple thousand beers!

@dannyboy: Thank you so much for those nice words! I really appreciate you and everybody who checks in here and follows the MADness! Great to have a reader and friend in Ireland! I hope sometime you can make it to NYC and we'll go out and tilt a few together! Happy New Year to you, dannyboy!

@"Boris:" Happy New Year to you, Daddio! Thanks so much for your help and great artwork through the years. Looking forward to more good times in the future!

@rr: So true about the healthy new year wish! I wish you all the best health and happiness in 2012, rr! Love the William Shatner quote, I always wondered how he did it!

January 1, 2012 | Registered CommenterMarty After Dark

Happy new year, Marty, all the best for a great 2012!

January 1, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterscribbler50

Yo, Marty...I've gotcha creepy doll picture for ya...check your e-mail!

January 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJaws the Cabbie

This is my first official comment of 2012.

January 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterUncle Waltie

@scribbler50: Thanks, Scribbler, Happy New Year to you! Hope to see you soon!

@Jaws: That was one creepy-ass doll indeed!

@Uncle Waltie: I'm honored you left it here, Uncle Waltie!

January 2, 2012 | Registered CommenterMarty After Dark

Happy New Year!

January 2, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermeleah rebeccah

@meleah: Happy New Year to you, I hope you have a great 2012!

January 2, 2012 | Registered CommenterMarty After Dark

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I celebrated the way I always do - by catching a horrible cold. Ah-choo!

January 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterBiff

Willoughby--saw it too!!Happy New Year Marty. I am back and blogging. Hope to see you soon in the new year!!I hope Gumby will have a job in your next blog.

January 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMelanie

@Melanie: Welcome back, Kotter and Happy New Year to you! Gumby will indeed be part of the new blog. And speaking of blogs, I'll go check yours out right now!

January 2, 2012 | Registered CommenterMarty After Dark

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