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Well, Anyone Can Slip up in the Rain

Of course, he didn’t mean airports. He meant his Martian colony on the moon, meaning Mars,  where there’s a colony because a flag is planted there, and he put it there, of course, to scare the Redcoats. Or were they Bluecoats? Advertisements

Happy July 4 Kind Of

It’s a sad day for America when a president co-opts the meaning of our only national celebration dedicated to breaking from authoritarianism.

Time for No Trump Friday

In an effort to keep Individual One from invading every day of our lives, here is a gallery of visuals to keep you distracted. • Alfred Hitchcock in drag • Freaky nature • Breaking News • Chick-Fil-A • Satan Cookies • Mean Sign • Whale • Cartoon • Bad Recipe

A Must Read on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor, it must be demanded by the oppressed. Continue reading

3 Stages of Christmas Grief, 2018

For any child, finding out there’s no Santa Clause triggers three stages of grief. First: Shame. “The older kids have been laughing behind my back.” Second: Disbelief. “How could every authority figure in my life be perpetuating a conspiracy like this? Mom and dad, the post office and NORAD? You don’t make this kind of stuff up!” Third: Vindication. “I knew something smelled fishy. I was just about to solve it.” Continue reading

Barney Bites the Dust – and other Macy’s Parade Horror Stories

In 1997, Kathleen Caronna spent 24 days in a coma after a Cat in the Hat float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade crashed into a lamppost, causing part of the lamppost to plunge into her. Continue reading

Canned Shit

From our correspondent in Milano — apparently, America is exporting its shit internationally. And even Italy can’t sell people on it. “Are you a politician or does lying just run in your family?” ― Fannie Flagg    

Divine Knew Trash When She Saw It

Divine knew trash when she saw it. This photo was likely taken in the 1980s, and flashes a little shade toward two of New York City’s least loved couples – Donald and Ivana Trump. It astounded us, and many other New Yorkers, that a known con artist, liar, and aficionado of exploitation would be taken … Continue reading

#NoTrumpFriday from Lester & Charlie: November 9, 2018 Edition

The Tuesday midterms were, at best, interesting, and sure to be the face that launches a thousand battleships. Between now and then, with a split Senate and House, there will be a lot of in-fighting, “Impeach” will only be talked about in the subjunctive, and a lot of mall shoppers will be shot right when … Continue reading

#NoTrumpFriday – November 2, 2018 Edition

Okay, the #notrumpfriday movement we’re trying to start hasn’t gone so well. The reason could be that “trump” is right in the hashtag. But we won’t give up. We’re going to go on pretending that it’s driving Mr. 45 crazy, and hope that it catches on. It’s a simple idea:  Resist posting about him on social media every Friday. Make him feel unloved and unhated … insignificant. Post distractions instead. Continue reading

This Trumpian Horror Story Will Freak You Out

Fear, ghouls, terror. Forget it. Nothing on Halloween is more frightening than this visit to an unsuspecting Western town by a man named Trump — a litigious narcissist who warns the town of its complete extinction. He proclaims that he, and only he, can save the townsfolk by building a … well, building a wall … Continue reading

Happy Anniversary, Statue of Liberty

Although you cannot see Lady Liberty’s feet clearly she is, in fact, standing among a broken shackle and chains, with her right foot raised, depicting her moving forward away from oppression and slavery. Continue reading

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