Monthly Archives: January 2013

We Get the Government They Deserve

It’s got to the point that when I see the words “Ethics Commission,” or some similar bureaucratic nomenclature, I break out in hives. It happened again last Saturday, when a longish essay from Joseph Centorino, Executive Director of the Miami-Dade … Continue reading

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Art Critics

Did anybody pay attention to either of these sordid little anecdotes? A star dancer at the Bolshoi has been questioned by police over a brutal acid attack that left the theatre’s ballet director struggling to regain his sight.  Police said … Continue reading

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Pool Pool Pitiful Me

Says here there’s SuperBowl on the near horizon, so I ease on into the Liquor & Rubber Balls Sports Bar and Abortion Clinic to see if I can wheedle any useful information out of Duck Diamonds.  A regular at LRB, … Continue reading

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Name That Loon

From his editor’s perch on the ever-shrinking Sun-Sentinel, Kingsley Guy has been boring south Florida readers for decades now with his vapid, country-club conservative perspective.  His dull writing perfectly reflects his shallow thinking, which has been rewarded by a steady … Continue reading

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Today in the Hurled

I don’t usually post on weekends — it’s against my religion.  Or something — but these two little items in the Miami Hurled arrested my attention while seated shivering on the throne this morning: New York Mayor and media tycoon … Continue reading

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I Got Plenty of Nothin’

It’s Friday and about damn time.  That said, I got nothin’.  So here’s a joke (thanks, Kevlar): Paddy and Mick get a pilot to fly them to Canada to hunt moose and they bag six. As Paddy and Mick start … Continue reading

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Flashlight, Hell!

Well, here’s news. Nadya Suleman, better known as Octomom, will dance at a West Palm Beach gentlemen’s club after all, according to a report. Octomom gained fame in 2009 when, already as a mother of six,  she gave birth to … Continue reading

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