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Pretty much every week, I like to take a tongue-in-cheek look at events of the day. I have no axes to grind, no agenda to push. But the foibles of the rich and famous, the pomposity of politicians, and the continuous escapades of the denizens of Hollywood just provide too much rich fodder to leave alone. My intent is purely to be an equal-opportunity skewer, and to put a little laughter into your day. Here’s the link to past and present attempts:

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Apple, Searchlight, Linseed Oil

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Watch Your Back, Vlad.

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Can I Get My Money Back?

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Seasonal Affective Disorder?

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How Much?

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Let the Season(s) Begin.

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Say What?

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Anybody for a Second Chance?

I’ve been sitting here in front of my computer for a good two hours trying desperately to find a topic [...]