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Friday News Bites: Politics, Alan Rickman, Other Obits + More

Hello, fellow unicorns. I’d say “Happy Friday,” but with the way people are dying this month, it feels strange to do so. Let’s knock wood for all our favorite celebrities and take a look at other news stories from the past week.

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Friday News Bites: Canadian Election Results, SCIENCE! + More

Hello, unicorns. Why, yes, I do rather enjoy using “SCIENCE!” in a headline rather than typing it like a reasonable person. By the way, did you know that October 22 is International All Caps Day? WHY YES IT IS. That said, let’s shout about this week’s news, shall we?

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Friday News Bites: #DemDebate, Gun Violence and Analysis + More

Greetings, everyone. Before you get into your (hopefully lovely) weekend, why don’t we catch up on some of the news from the past week? We’ve got politics, LGBTQ+ news, and SCIENCE! We also have a shedload of funny tweets. Let’s get started:

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PoC News in America

This week, we congratulate the President and the First Lady for celebrating 23 years of marriage and looking fly throughout their time together.

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Friday News Bites: FDA vs. Cheesemongers, Gun Violence Stats, SPACE! + More

Happy Friday, Persephoneers! Let’s work on our night cheese, and catch up on some stories that caught my attention this past week.

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Perspectives

The Gun Control Debate

I don’t know how you feel about guns. I have friends who are very pro-gun control and I also have friends who are very pro-Second Amendment. As in, I have friends who believe nobody should have a gun, and friends who believe that the more guns you have, the better off you are and gun control means […]

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Humor

The Genesis of Creativity

Having taken on the challenge of writing a new political comedy song every week, as well as writing songs regularly for children’s music publishers, I am regularly confronted with the question of whence comes the kernel of inspiration. Or in less high-falutin’ terms, “Oh crap, what am I gonna write this week?” But that’s sort […]

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Humor

The Sky Isn’t Falling (and Background Checks Aren’t The First Steps Toward Fascism)

Mothers of teenagers are used to over-reactions – if someone doesn’t laugh at their Facebook post, they’re despondent, or a bad hair day leads to “I’m too hideous to go to school today,” or my personal favorite, teens who stare at a completely full refrigerator and moan, “There’s nothing to eat!”  This could be a valuable […]

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News Appetizers Need a Kitten

This week has been the worst. THE WORST. And it hasn’t gotten better.

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Crossposts

Founded by Geniuses; Run by Idiots?

I saw this on Facebook yesterday and thought I’d respond:

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News Appetizers: Frustrations with The Man Edition

On this Friday afternoon – whether you’re lamenting the cost of putting gas in your car, or maybe you’ve received new work wardrobe requirements, and you know, orange MusicTown aprons really don’t suit you – there’s just one thing to do…

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News Appetizers

The news is a lot of the same ol’ same ol’. But at least we discovered that Lululemon pants are just as overpriced as we thought!

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Two Questions About The West Wing: 3×05 “War Crimes” and 3×06 “Gone Quiet”

Moving along in Season Three, we come to episode 5, “War Crimes” and episode 6, “Gone Quiet.” There’s a military theme through both, although there’s more focus on the investigation going on around the White House cover up of the President’s MS, as well as the Bartlet administration’s chances for reelection.

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Mid-Week News: Puppy Control

Oh, poodles and kittens – welcome back, you wacky bastard kids. Here we are, reconvening for another roundabout recap of all the news that proves that recreational drinking has been created to dull the pain.  Other well-meaning and potentially not-so-healthy coping methods are also condoned in this neck of the woods. 

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Mid-Week News: Rejoice

Kittens and caboodles, rejoice! Here you are again, back for more.