Dr. Jack Keppler a marine biologist spoke with Phil and his panel about a killer whale carcass that washed up on shore in New Zealand. As his train of thought became more bizarre, talking about ‘robot whales,’ for example, it gradually became clear he was in an assisted living facility and his daughter was there, who claimed the doctor was on board a research vessel when it was struck and sunk by a “giant octopus” off of South America in 1961.
Doug Dannger, a gay man and a gay journalist, discussed the coming out last week of NBA player Jason Collins. Dannger said Collins came out “in a crisp and brisk fashion. Some guys waddle out of the closet, others sneak out looking to see if the coast is clear. But Collins coming out was rapid, fresh and brisk.”