As he approached the century mark, entertainer Bob Hope was known to use this little joke…
“Who wants to live to be a hundred?!?” Pause for a beat. “A ninety-nine year-old man!” Ba Da Boom.
That’s really the point isn’t it. Except in the most extreme and distressing situations, people want, very much, to stay alive.
So it is in that spirit that I bring you this delightful and wonderfully subversive YouTube video clip:
I love the solo at 01:12.
Here is Barry Gibb today*
* Would also like that thank Mr. Gibb for his robust endorsement of the “aging is for everyone” philosophy.