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More Hidden Film Treasures

More Hidden Film Treasures by Phil Noir (dedicated to Martin Landau for his great work)     So many films, so little time. These are some of my very favorite films. They’re all funny but dark — l loves me some darkness … Continue reading

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User Error: Replace User

User Error: Replace User     Today marks the 6th Anniversary of Wryly Coyote, the very first post of which I dedicated to my brother Jerry. July 19th is his birthday. I’d also like to thank all seven of my readers, as … Continue reading

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Go to Health!

Go to Health!     The Republicans hate us, and want us all to die! That may sound like hyperbole, if you haven’t been keeping up with their plan to repeal and — kind of — replace Obamacare. As bad as the … Continue reading

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The Bitter Battle of Buttercup Ridge

The Bitter Battle of Buttercup Ridge     About ten years ago, when I began taking care of a large yard, my landlady Lois warned me “Don’t let those buttercups get into the lawn.” I didn’t pay attention; after all, there were … Continue reading

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Fake!

Fake!     From the time Donald Trump descended that fake gold staircase at Trump Tower to announce his run for President — Jeez, has it been two years already? — everything he’s done has been pure fakery. That was the speech … Continue reading

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Being on Time

Being on Time     Yogi Berra wasn’t just a great baseball player; but also a master of unconscious tautology (“It ain’t over till it’s over”). The story goes that a player once asked him what time it was, and Yogi answered, … Continue reading

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Binky Goes Abroad

Binky Goes Abroad     The still-President-for-now just took his first trip abroad (Whoa — did somebody just say a broad? Take it easy, Binky). He hadn’t wanted to go at all, then he wanted the nine day trip shortened to five. … Continue reading

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The Amazing Nightshade Family

The Amazing Nightshade Family     Hardly a day passes that we don’t learn something new and interesting about our friends in the plant kingdom. To me, one of the most fascinating families of plants is the nightshade family, or Solanaceae. It … Continue reading

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Don’t Laugh at Jeff Sessions

Don’t Laugh at Jeff Sessions     “Woman Arrested After Laughing In Sessions Hearing,” ran the headline. It was Jan. 10th, at the Senate confirmation hearing for Attorney General nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL. There were many protesters in the gallery, and … Continue reading

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Republicans’ No Good, Nasty, Very Bad Ideas

Republicans’ No Good, Nasty, Very Bad Ideas     I have searched my history carefully over the years, and have concluded that the last good Republican idea was 61 years ago, in 1956. It was the official platform for reelection of Eisenhower, … Continue reading

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