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It’s all about our holiday traditions

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And a large part of what makes it so goldarn fabulous is the festive array of idiosyncratic traditions each family imprints on their holiday gene map like a candy cane tattoo on the soft flesh behind your knee.

December 23, 2015 7 p.m. read more..


Top comedic news stories

Be still your beating hearts, because the agonizing wait is over. Wake the kids. Rake the leaves. Fake speaking in tongues.

December 9, 2015 6 p.m. read more..
 

Who wouldn’t want this job?

It’s like a train wreck. Fascinating, repellent and loud, all at the same time. Talking about the American presidential sweepstakes. And, as ratings for the last few debates seem to indicate, very hard to look away.

November 4, 2015 3 p.m. read more..
  

Top 11 reasons being POTUS is so darn cool

As it appears we’re smack dab in the middle of the 2016 presidential campaign announcement season, this might be the perfect time to ask the question on every American’s lips: what kind of twisted psychopath chooses to do this?

May 29, 2015 3:01 p.m. read more..
   

The gifts they should’ve gotten

Hey guys. Did this whole crazy holy daze madcap bedlam thing sneak up on you this year, making the world speed up like a maglev Bullet Train going downhill lit by a strobe, like it did us?

December 31, 2014 3 p.m. read more..


The true holiday of guilt

The autumn dark is lengthening, which means the English-speaking, Judeo-Christian holiday season is about to split open wider than a crocodile mouth at the bottom of a baby duckling water slide.

November 21, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
 

Where’s my iPony?

Shake off the blues, put on your shoes and tell grandma the news: the next generation iPhones are here.

September 26, 2014 3:03 p.m. read more..
 

The Slacker Congress

More fun than 14 barrels of flunkies watching our elected officials exit Washington like scared rats streaming out of a sewer to escape Godzilla.

August 13, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
  

Crow…medium rare

A massive earthquake rolled through the Republican Establishment after Eric Cantor became the first sitting House Majority Leader to lose in a primary since, well…ever. Going back to 1899, the 19th Century. Back when Mugwumps bought buggy whips and the Emperor of Russian lunched with the Viceroy of India.

June 18, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
 

Patronizing paychecks

In a move as surprising as limos at a state funeral, the GOP has misplaced their ticket for the clue train.

April 18, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
 

2014 political animal awards

For all those who have spent the last couple of months shoveling out a car, you should know we’re at the tail end of awards season.

March 5, 2014 3 p.m. read more..


Green Rush Munchies

It’s easy to imagine an arena full of Phish fans raising and waving their lighters to honor U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder for suggesting the feds might help states that legalize pot by allowing dispensaries to utilize banking services. Way to go, Super AG. That’s so incredibly righteous of you.

February 21, 2014 3 p.m. read more..
 

Enchant a goblin priest

Think we can all agree these are pretty exciting times. Matter of fact, might be more exciting than we had any inkling. Recent revelations indicate we’ve all become inadvertent assets in governmental spy operations. You may have thought the NSA was everywhere, but you didn’t know the half of it. And no, there shouldn’t be a humming, red LED under your bed.

December 20, 2013 4:15 p.m. read more..


Zero Hero

The perfect time to address disappointment is go to never and wait.

November 13, 2013 3:44 p.m. read more..
 

Let the Pantsuit dance

It’s time to address the burning question on the lips of every American this summer: what will happen to Bryan Cranston’s pork pie hat after “Breaking Bad” ends its run?

August 23, 2013 2:32 p.m. read more..


The little red hen

Once upon a time, there was a little red hen who lived on a farm past the woods. She was friends with a bossy but politically connected pig, a groveling sheep who worked as a flunky for the village and a scared little mouse who specialized in running away and hiding.

August 15, 2013 3:32 p.m. read more..

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