Monthly Archives: July 2008

Beyond Satire, Part VI

From those wacky cutups at the Wall Street Journal editorial page comes this bit of cultural flotsam: A cry for help goes out from a city beleaguered by violence and fear: A beam of light flashed into the night sky, … Continue reading

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Looks Like the Starbucks in My Shed Will Be Closing

I knew it was too good to be true. When the number-crunchers from corporate showed up at my door a few years back wanting to put a Starbucks in my shed, I was understandably wary. “But there’s already a Starbucks … Continue reading

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A Fraud, A Racket, A . . . Radio Host

Another debate nicely settled by a right-wing radio host. On his nationally syndicated radio show, the ever-delightful Michael Savage has weighed in on the topic of autism, calling the condition a “fraud, a racket.” He went on, “I’ll tell you … Continue reading

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Oh Larry!

Larry Craig delivers with some poorly chosen verbiage. _____________________________________________________ Update: I was trying to remember who this little gaffe reminded me of, and then it came to me. Larry Craig is channeling Tobias from Arrested Development.

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Obama Supporters Question Existence of “Satire”

First Bernie Mac and now this? How much more so-called “humor” will liberals be asked to endure through November? Actually, Obama supporters have had it easy so far, since as the New York Times points out, it’s not easy coming … Continue reading

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A Very Special Day for a Very Special Lady

Today, this 15th day of July, we celebrate a Very Special Day – the birthday of none other than the luvurly, charming, and winsome Katherine (aka mrs. kamper). Happy Birthday, Sweets! So come on, loyal HVNH readers, give Katherine some … Continue reading

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Hey, Why Don’t This Look Like the Picher?

Jeff Kay, the intrepid webster over at The West Virginia Surf Report, has set it upon himself to document the often yawning chasm between the images of fast food as presented in glossy ads and the misshapen lukewarm lumps that … Continue reading

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