Monthly Archives: October 2008

Happy Valley Hoedown: Halloween Edition

Dream Syndicate, “Halloween.” Arguably the best DS song out there. The Cramps, “I Was a Teenage Werewolf.” Lux Interior at his best. Advertisements

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Trick or Treat Update: Crazy Lady Giving Away Stale Peanuts Again This Year

A high placed source has confirmed that, for the seventh year in a row, the crazy lady in that one house down the street plans to give away stale, unsalted whole peanuts in the shell tonight for Trick or Treating. … Continue reading

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“If McCain Gets Elected, I Swear I’ll . . .”

Along comes 23/6 to help you cultivate all of those empty threats you will be making between now and next Tuesday with their handy, “Swear To God Dude, If McCain Wins I’m Gonna…” O-tron. Head on over and give it … Continue reading

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Et Tu, Joe?

This is becoming painful.

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Are You an Elitist?

Elitism has become one of the key issues in this year’s presidential campaign. However, given that the charges of elitism are being leveled by the candidate who owns eight houses and 13 cars, it is clear that the criteria for … Continue reading

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Oh the Potassium!

Christopher Hitchens argues (persuasively) that the bailout put the finishing touches on our disintegration into a banana republic. Now ask yourself another question. Has anybody resigned, from either the public or the private sectors (overlapping so lavishly as they now … Continue reading

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“The Unscripted Ignoramus” — a Newly Discovered Novel from Graham Greene

From Robert Draper in GQ. They’ve [McCain aides] held their tongue from leaking what a couple of McCain higher-ups have told me—namely, that Palin simply knew nothing about national and international issues. Which meant, as one such adviser said to … Continue reading

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