goofball

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goofball

1. and goofer n. a stupid person; a fool. You are such a silly goofball. What a clumsy goofer!
2. n. a barbiturate tablet. (Drugs.) How many goofballs did you take to get like this?
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They don't have any goofballs like Lily Tomlin trading quips with Peter Lynch.
The female died of natural causes, the male changed his name again to Do, two decades passed, and then he and 38 disciples committed suicide with vodka and goofballs.
As it turns out, these goofballs have some serious talent.
Future episodes involve a gang terrorizing a reporter, an expose squelched because the corrupt business falls under the network's corporate ownership, a Matthew Shepard-style murder, egocentric consumer-affairs reporters and what clueless goofballs personal publicists can be.
Here's a sampling: a tough-love encounter between a lonely old woman and the guy on the other end of the suicide hotline (he keeps her on hold); a handsome teacher faces a tempting encounter in a bar; two male goofballs are stuck by the side of the road in some desert, convinced they're going to die.
The Bloodhounds, who are in their 20s, came together in the mid-'90s in their native Philadelphia, five unemployed (and probably unemployable) goofballs suffering from serious Beastie Boys damage.