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This Is Your Brain on Clickbait

This Is Your Brain on Clickbait Click here to continue to article.     It was about 20 years ago that we found out tobacco companies were adding ammonia to their tobacco to increase the prospect of addiction. When it’s smoked, nicotine … Continue reading

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Donald Trump — a Shakespearean Tragedy

Donald Trump — a Shakespearean Tragedy (This one’s for some friends who really know their Shakespeare: Janet, and Gina & Dennis)     Last spring there was quite the kerfuffle about a Shakespeare in the Park version of Julius Caesar, with a … Continue reading

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Monuments to Oppression: Civil and Uncivil Wars

Monuments to Oppression: Civil and Uncivil Wars     Mark Twain had been working on a book, but had reached an impasse, and he set it aside for some years. Then on one of his numerous trips down the Mississippi, he had … Continue reading

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Jared Kushner — America’s Crown Prince

Jared Kushner — America’s Crown Prince     He’s the President’s son-in-law, married to his daughter, Ivanka. He’s been put in charge of a whole bunch of stuff, but what do we really know about this shadowy figure who appears in nearly … Continue reading

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Eclipse Over Trumpistan

Eclipse Over Trumpistan     Astronomy has always been another passion of mine. All those heavenly bodies moving around, and of course we inhabit one of them (for now). It’s like a cosmic dance, the music of the spheres. Of all the … Continue reading

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More “Free” Stuff, Please

More “Free” Stuff, Please     I am so sick of Republicans constantly bitching about “government handouts,” and people getting free stuff. During the 2008 campaign, GOP nominee Mitt Romney said “If you want more free stuff, then you should vote for … Continue reading

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No Boy Scout

No Boy Scout by Professor Earnest Prankheimer     You know the old expression about a shady guy: “He’s no boy scout.” So the Pestilence of the United States, who’s no boy scout, spoke July 24th at the National Boy Scout Jamboree. … Continue reading

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R Amerikuns Getin Dummer?

R Amerikuns Getin Dummer?     You tell me — I was a spelling champion in junior high. Sometimes it feels as if being educated and smart is a curse, when everywhere I look there’s so much ignorance and downright stupidity. I … Continue reading

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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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