The Daily Populous

Monday October 19th, 2020 night edition

image for Bill Murray drove a taxi while cabbie played sax

And he lived up to his reputation at a packed Q&A with fans by giving a glimpse into the quirky mind of Murray.

“[Dan] wrote the original treatment for him and Belushi,” Murray recalled, adding, “But John passed away.

[Dan] had to look for someone, and I was in the neighborhood,” he joked.

Murray said that when he saw Ivan Reitman’s early cut of “Ghostbusters,” he knew it was a hit.

He recalled that the night before the festival, he got into a taxi in Oakland and ended up driving the cab driver around.

“I said, ‘When do you practice?’ He said, ‘I drive 14 hours a day.’ ” Murray then asked him, “Well, where’s your sax?”

He [wound up] playing in what some would call a sketchy, weird place in Oakland at 2:15 in the morning. »

Twitter Removes White House Adviser's Tweet Saying Masks Do Not Prevent COVID-19

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Twitter has removed a tweet from White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas that claimed masks don't work to stop the spread of COVID-19.

NO," Atlas had tweeted Saturday, followed by misrepresentations of the science behind the effectiveness of masks in battling the coronavirus pandemic.

But Twitter removed Atlas's original tweet by Sunday morning, leaving behind a message that says: "This Tweet violated the Twitter Rules.". »

Man denied German citizenship for refusing to shake woman's hand

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The 40-year-old Lebanese doctor, who came to Germany in 2002, said he refuses to shake women's hands for religious reasons.

Nevertheless, he was not granted citizenship because he refused to shake hands with the responsible official when the naturalization certificate was handed over in 2015.

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