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Celebrate National Stress Awareness Month!

April is National Stress Awareness Month! And from the looks of things, April is going to be our longest month on record. Are you stressed? Of course you are – with thanks to the Mayo Clinic, here’s how you can prove it to yourself: Common effects of stress on your body: Headache Muscle tension or … Continue reading

Lester & Charlie Present: Trump Theater Ep. 284

  “Donald and Ivana Exploit Their Divorce for Pizza Hut”     ***

Lester & Charlie Present: Trump Theater Ep. 523

Episode 534: The First 100 Days Explained in 16 Seconds

Voters’ Remorse?

              I got some animal crackers and the box said ‘Do not eat if seal is broken.’ So I opened up the box, and sure enough…” ~Brian Kiley   ***

Poison Politics

Some of the smartest people around are completely stressed out and really really smart. So, we’re celebrating National Winston Churchill Day! Some of our favorite Churchill utterances:     Lady Astor to Winston Churchill: ‘If you were my husband I’d poison your brandy.’ Churchill: ‘If you were my wife I’d drink it.’ “An appeaser is … Continue reading

Proof: GOP Proves Science is Bunk! (VIDEO)

Zoologist once agreed that the last dodo bird died in 1861. ***

Poetic Logic

“Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.” ~Happy Birthday, Robert Frost

The E.R.A. Era

Read the horrific demands of the Equal Rights Amendment! Continue reading

A Literary Milestone

The book, a bold stab at slavery, sold second only to the Bible in its year of publication and for the rest of the Century — in spite of it pre-dating the Civil War. Here are a few blurbs from reviews in 1852: Continue reading

Some Claim That the Study of Stupidity is Called “Monology.”

… or “Journalism.” In case you were too bombed on St. Patrick’s Day, here are the headlines you missed for March 17, 2017. ***

See It Now

This week in 1954, one man had the courage to stand up for a nation. Luckily, it was captured on tape. Courage is grace under pressure. ~Ernest Hemingway *** For more on the dark side of television’s Golden Age, check out Lester & Charlie’s new book: ***

The Corporate Cookbook Challenge

But we asked: “What’’s the fuss?” Corporations have been poisoning us for decades, and we willingly gobble down their foodstuffs regardless of risk. We decided to test drive some corporate cookbooks to find out if corporate food is naught or nice. Continue reading

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