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Nicholas Cage and the inverse rapturing of a Hollywood career

According to IMDB, this apparently isn’t a joke. Nicholas Cage, like so many celebrities before him, has made the decision, instead of just announcing his retirement from acting, and drifting off quietly into obscurity, to end his epic journey through the Hollywood system with a tremendous, career-ending bang… Yes, he will be stepping into the […]

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Petulant, small-minded, and hoping to impeach the President before the rapture… the story of today’s GOP told in four chapters

I have four things for you to choose from. If you’re at all delicate, like I am, I’d suggest attempting to process no more than two in one one sitting… ONE: Footage of my Congressman, John Dingell, the longest serving member of the House of Representatives, calling out his “petulant and small-minded” Republican colleagues for […]

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It’s time to let the nine Michigan Republicans in Congress know that we hold them personally responsible for the shutdown

Today I received an email from Lon Johnson, the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party. In it, he shared the following fact. “Every single Michigan Republican member of Congress,” he said, “voted in favor of the government shutdown.” I suppose I knew that, but, as I tend to hold those members of Congress who identify […]

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On the possibility that David Lynch will return to television and rapture us into pop culture heaven

When I said on New Year’s Eve that I had the sense that something better was on the horizon, I was lying. Fearful that a significant number of you might take your lives while watching Ryan Seacrest usher in the new year, I decided to scrap the article that I’d been working on… which was […]

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Stopping Jesus from his global murder spree with a well-timed elbow drop

I have no idea who was originally responsible for this, but a friend shared it with me on Facebook, and I felt compelled to share. But wait, there’s something even funnier… Harold Camping, the religious broadcaster who had Christians all over the world convinced that life as we knew it would end this past Saturday, […]

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