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This Day In History: June 4, 1989 CE

On which the Chinese government uses a very public forum to reiterate its traditionally dim view of free speech. Try not to worry; it can’t happen here. Again, we mean. ∞ T. *** About these ads

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Robertson To Marijuana Advocates: “Your Move, Dirtbags!”

By Smaktakula Only a few days ago, it would have been hard to blame filthy hippies for getting all giddy over the possible legalization of marijuana. Cannabis, the decriminalization of which had seemed until recently to be largely inevitable, may … Continue reading

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TripoliWatch 2011: Is This Show Still On?

By Smaktakula When oil-rich backwater Libya was caught up in the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ in late February, it seemed only a matter of time before unrepentant dickhead Muammar al-Gaddafi would be deposed and shortly thereafter executed, his leathery carcass cast … Continue reading

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Hugh Hefner: Why Is Grandpa Crying?

By Smaktakula Cartoonish anachronism Hugh Hefner is no doubt devastated after being left at the altar.  His former fiance, the twenty-five-year-old strumpet Crystal Harris, seems to have come to her senses at the last minute, announcing Tuesday that she would … Continue reading

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This Day In History: June 18, 1815 CE

On which the French and English clash in Belgium, with Napoleon Bonaparte’s forces smashing into British lines at Hougoumont in what he hopes will prove the Duke of Wellington’s own personal Waterloo.  *It should be noted that the historical community has … Continue reading

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Irony, As Expressed Through The 2011 NBA Championship

By Tardsie It is almost-but-not-quite ironic that the term Schadenfreude is a German coinage.

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Smaktakula Returns ‘For Love Of Promethean Times’

By Tardsie Smaktakula’s legion of slavishly devoted fans, groupies and stalkers will be delighted to know that Promethean Times’ head writer has reconsidered his decision to retire from journalism to pursue a life of boundless hedonism and degenerate self-gratification.  Regarding … Continue reading

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