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El Guapo

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How to Celebrate Columbus Day: Smack the Doughnuts From Your Co-workers' Hands, Claim Them as Your Own, Then Give Them Smallpox

El Guapo | Posted October 8, 2012

Today is the only day of the year where you have carte blanche to take whatever your gluttonous heart desires from others and claim it as your own, without legal repercussions.
James Napoli

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If Romney Wins, He Will Become the First White President in Four Years

James Napoli | Posted October 8, 2012

I'm not sure you're aware of the historical significance here. Should Mitt Romney become president, it would mean the American people have voted a white man into the highest elected office in the nation for the first time in four years. It's hard...
Lester & Charlie

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No Excuse

Lester & Charlie | Posted October 8, 2012

Did the Koch brothers make Obama an offer he couldn't refuse? Or maybe, like us, was Obama just listening closely to Romney and waiting for the laugh track? Or was something more calculated going on?
Vanity Fair

Words That Shaped Last Week: 'Jim Lehrer,' 'Big Bird,' and 'Seth MacFarlane'

Vanity Fair | Posted October 8, 2012

For your edification, a look back at the phrases, nouns, and neologisms that have, for better or for worse, shaped the week's national discourse.
Mike Ryan

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'SNL' With Daniel Craig: Relevancy Poll Week 3

Mike Ryan | Posted October 8, 2012

Aidy Bryant had a much better week than the previous two. But, still relegated to just a couple of backup roles. I am going to make a bold predictions by stating that, next week, Aidy Bryant will be nowhere near 14th on this list.
Alex Schriver

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Big Bird and the American Dream

Alex Schriver | Posted October 8, 2012

The recent criticisms of Mitt Romney's willingness to end subsidies to PBS merit laughter worthy of Tickle Me Elmo.
Bess Rowen

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Your Neo-Future: The New York Neo-Futurists's On the Future

Bess Rowen | Posted October 8, 2012

I've said it once and I'll say it again: the New York Neo-Futurists make my face hurt from smiling. Their brand of clever comedy is unlike anything I've ever seen from another group, perhaps because it is so honestly theatrical.
David Macaray

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10 Questions Jim Lehrer Should Have Asked the Candidates

David Macaray | Posted October 8, 2012

Jim Lehrer, moderator of Wednesday's presidential debate, missed a golden opportunity. He could have asked these men all the weird, idiosyncratic questions he wished.