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Considering a career in alternate universe Love Boat fan fiction

Not too long ago, my friend Mike White turned me onto Love Boat Insanity, a Tumblr account dedicated to the exploration of alternate universe Love Boat passengers. It’s not only hilariously funny, but it’s got me thinking seriously about picking half a dozen or so of the individuals who have been proposed thus far, and […]

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If I ever use the phrase “Drink the Kool-Aid” again, please do me a favor and kick me in the teeth

36 years ago today, a charismatic, and increasingly paranoid Jim Jones commanded the assembled members of the Peoples Temple, who had followed him from the United States to the jungles of Guyana, to take their own lives by ingesting a cyanide-infused knock-off of Kool-Aid called Flavor-Aid. Despite the fact that Jones can be heard referring […]

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Mel Gibson, Mark Lane and the JFK assassination

It’s been hard for me to work up too much interest in the recent Mel Gibson revelations. I mean, I already knew that he was a self-righteous racist prick with a fetish for violence. But, there’s a new twist today that’s captured my attention. It seems as though Oksana Grigorieva, the woman the devout Catholic […]

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