Category Archives: Humor

Remembrance of Things Ass

So, Donald Trump had the mobster’s habit of destroying the evidence–tearing up paperwork he didn’t like or after he didn’t (or couldn’t) read it. Ordinarily, under actual presidents, these papers would have gone into the National Archives. The Presidential Records … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders and I

The Bern and I, SCUBA diving. Those were the days! Bernie, love you, Bro.

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from Field Notes: Jabba idiota orangii

It is sometimes claimed that, as with Yeti or Bigfoot, there is but one Donald Jabba the Trump. Such cannot be the case, however, for how would such species persist across time? While Jabba idiota orangii is a monotypic taxon, … Continue reading

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The Devil Went Down to Georgia, aka Bad Angels in America, a Screenplay | Bob Shepherd

[“Bohemian Rhapsody,” by Queen, crescendos, then fades over voice of Announcer.] ANNOUNCER: Ladies and Gentlemen, the President of the United States. JABBA THE TRUMP: Good evening, GEEOR-JUH! So here we are. What’s this place? Dalton? Dalton, Geeorjuh. You gotta be … Continue reading

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Close to You (Donnie’s Song) | Bob Shepherd

with apologies to Hal David, Burt Bacharach, and The Carpenters Why do toadies suddenly appearto take your part and kiss your rear?Putin has the dirtto ensure they don’t desertand stay close to you. Why does Mitch, like Pence’s fly,stick like … Continue reading

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The 2020 Repugnican National Convention

  Good evening, and welcome to the 2020 Repugnican Convention. But first, a word from our sponsors, Vladimir Putin and Goya Beans. We are brought together this evening to show that it can happen here in America. This is not … Continue reading

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The President Defends Himself against Accusations of Being a Dog

On Vlad’s Agent Orange (Moscow’s Asset Governing America, MAGA) A suggestion for Family Guy episode in which the dog, Brian, assumes the name Donald, then runs for and is elected to the office of President of the United States. PRESIDENT: … Continue reading

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The Promise of Ed Tech

Ed tech companies are, of course, trying to take advantage of the pandemic to sell politicians and administrators on replacing teachers with educational technology. So, thought I would try my hand at writing some ad copy for these companies: Help … Continue reading

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Your Guide to Surviving Lockdown

Lockdown at home is hard for anyone. That’s why I’ve prepared these tips to make it gas. Paint a face on a basketball and have dinner with it. Join a deranged online community like QAnon. It’s full of people who … Continue reading

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For the Socialism-Curious Only!

Are you Socialism-curious but ashamed to let anyone know the thoughts you’ve been harboring while watching Mitch McConnell loot the treasury to engorge the rich? Then you’ve come to the right place. Act now and we’ll send, for the S-curious … Continue reading

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