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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. *** Advertisements

When Did Chickens Get Political?

STICKY CHICKEN FINGERS Sometimes, a chicken crosses the line. This month, KFC (formerly Kentucky Fried Chicken) lived up to its “Finger Lickin’ Good” motto by introducing in Hong Kong a line of nail polish that tastes like chicken. “Simply apply and dry like regular nail polish and then lick — again and again and again … Continue reading

Kiddie Target Practice

“Won’t someone please think of the children?” We’d like to think somebody is thinking about the children, but for the right reasons. For example, one distracting hot button today is the potential advertising of legalized marijuana, which is probably the least of the worries that we should have about kids who are supposed to be … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

IT’S THE McONOMY, STUPID What you’ve suspected all along turns out to be true: America’s robust middle class has become nothing more than a footnote to history. A new study shows that, for the first time since Jesus and his pet dinosaur were prancing through the Garden of Eden and writing the Constitution, America’s middle … Continue reading

This Week’s Video Vault Selection

This Thanksgiving, most Americans will be giving their thanks from behind a register at Walmart, or studying McDonald’s new tips on how to get by on slave wages. Have things really changed? Here’s a peek back into the 1950s, when citizens knew how to be thankful even when there really wasn’t much to be thankful … Continue reading

McMoney 101

We’re not sure, but we think we’ve found a slight inconsistency in all the hubbub over how stores like Kmart, Target, and Walmart are throwing open their doors this year on Thanksgiving — one of them as early as 6AM Thursday (ouch). Outrage has been lighting up the twittersphere with comments like “Is there no … Continue reading