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"Glad. John. Stephen. Helen Berg, the creator of SpongeBob squarepants has died. You know? I mean this show I cannot believe the popularity that it had. And it's really interesting to hear people talk about this show. And this cheery Yellow Sea SpongeBob SpongeBob squarepants. He was so innocent living in the underwater city of bikini bottom with a C creature friends. My husband said his point in life was to annoy other people Syracuse university, pop culture. Professor Robert Thompson says SpongeBob squarepants was a show that adults could watch with their kids. It was more palatable than saying you were watching Barney the purple dinosaur who year old set in front of the TV loving that while the adults in the room. We're ready to jump off a bridge. Not. So with SpongeBob squarepants the Dulce saw something in its hallucinogenic weirdness that really appeal to them. But I think kids like loosener genyk weirdnesses wealth SpongeBob comes along. And he's so innocent. He's so naive. And there was so little of it. Back. Then I think there was an appeal. What he brought? And I think he'll Lindbergh understood that Thompson says SpongeBob was a hit for cable from the start. There were years where you could look at any given week at the top twenty highest rated cable episodes and nine of the top twenty would be SpongeBob episodes. The rest would be wrestling. So quite a legacy there for Nickelodeon television, networks hill and Berg he died of Lou Gehrig's disease at the age of sixty seven. Of course, he had some other characters the most famous SpongeBob squarepants. Now one other story that I want to bring up for you. We're getting to the end of the year where we've got our list. So we have to go over the most popular baby names for twenty eighteen and I'm really surprised there's not any of them that are just odd. You know, sometimes there's some really odd baby names. And there are some that are gaining popularity. There were like ocean for baby boys was up thirty one percent and a lot of baby girls being named piece. But here's the. Most popular baby girl names for two thousand eighteen topping the list is so FIA followed by a Livia ama-, Eva, Isabella, aria Riley, Amelia, Mia and Layla. I think I know a lot of little girls that have those names the most popular boy names Jackson, Liam Noah, Aiden cayden. Grayson, Lucas Mason Oliver and Elijah, I think it's interesting. A lot of them are old fashioned names. Those are still having a lot of popularity so those are the most popular names from twenty eighteen now we have hit that time of year where charities are asking for donations online and by phone, you wanna make sure you're dealing with a legitimate charity, as we wrap us up technology consultant, Larry maggot has today's ion tech.."