Tag Archives: Stephen Colbert

Shock and Awfulness

These days, it seems like people are always outraged about something. Well, I say “these days,” but I’m sure it’s pretty much a constant. Still, the rabble had just gotten over Kathy Griffin holding Donald Trump’s disembodied head before we … Continue reading

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My Love Is in the Tabloids

One thing you see a lot of when working retail is tabloid headlines. Making fun of tabloids is like shooting fish in a barrel, but one thing that’s particularly struck me recently is how they try to sensationalize really mundane … Continue reading

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Minority Report

I get the impression that a lot of us from certain backgrounds grow up thinking racism and sexism are largely things of the past. Sure, we’re aware they still exist, but only in backwards places like Alabama. People point to … Continue reading

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How Do You Make a King Lear?

Fool, by Christopher Moore – This is basically a comic retelling of Shakespeare’s King Lear from the point of view of the Fool, whom Moore names Pocket. I hadn’t actually read Lear before, so I did in preparation for the … Continue reading

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