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“How are you celebrating the holiday season?”
David Letterman

“Drinking beer.”
Art “Fatso” Donovan, 1988.

Cheers and Semper Fi to Donovan (1925-1913), one of American’s great Everymen, who passed away last week. A five-time Pro Bowl player, he was the first Baltimore Colt to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame, in 1968. He was also a popular talk show guest throughout the later part of his life, where he was fond of saying that his preferred was to die was to “sit under a tree, drinking beer and eating bologna until he blew up.”