Tag Archives: California

Headlines: No Rod Unspared

By Smaktakula In which we opine on the headlines of the day without first bothering to read the articles. *** Ask E. Jean: My Husband is Sleeping with My Mother ~ That motherfucker! What Is It Like To Be an Adult and … Continue reading

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Enchanted Monrovia

By Tardsie Today our travels take us to the exotic metropolis of Monrovia. Monrovia is located in the West African nation of Liberia. The troubled republic’s capital is named for American president James Monroe. Although the city is the financial … Continue reading

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Into The Valley Of The Shadow Of Meth

By Tardsie Tardsie’s a’travelin’! It’s no secret that my jet-set life takes me to some pretty exciting places. Longtime readers will remember that last March I took the trip-of-a-lifetime to Valley City, North Dakota with my grandmother, and I’m sure … Continue reading

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Tardsie’s True-Ass AUDIO Tales: The DMV

By Tardsie A True-Ass Tale as it was meant to be heard–with your ears! *** In which our hero finds himself at a low point, made lower still by a visit to the 5th Circle of Hell. *** The Slightly … Continue reading

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These Golden Tones Are Killing Me

By Tardsie After A While It’s Like Fingernails On A Chalkboard Can a man be driven mad by nothing more than the ceaseless sound of his own voice? We’ll let you know, but our working hypothesis is “yes.” *** Regrets … Continue reading

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Headlines: 07.23.12

By Smaktakula In which we’re presumptuous enough to opine on the day’s headlines, but too damn lazy to read the articles. *** 8 Things You Didn’t Know About Restless Legs Syndrome ~ One of them is that it’s not a real … Continue reading

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Helpful Hints For Everyday Life: Legal Education

By Smaktakula Sometimes, when Johnny Law pulls over an out-of-state driver for one of a variety of offenses such as speeding or gun-running, he likes to preface his presentation of the offense by professing ignorance to the legality of the … Continue reading

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By Smaktakula Americans take pride in the notion that their nation is a meritocracy, a place where the pathway to success remains open to every man, woman and child regardless of his or her race. This has not always been the case: for almost two-hundred years … Continue reading

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Tardsie’s True-Ass Tales: Ramon’s Wedding

By Tardsie It’s a truism that something always goes wrong at a wedding. Usually it’s something small (or several small somethings), but other times the happy event can descend into a scene straight out of the Jerry Springer show. The … Continue reading

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The Mexican-American Conflict: A Pretty Good War

By Smaktakula You’ve probably heard more than once that there’s no such thing as a ‘good’ war. The sentiment driving this notion is noble, and easy enough to understand: it’s hard to take any joy from a victory when even … Continue reading

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