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June 19, 2009
As I mourn the loss of Strange Herring and continue to mourn the loss of...
June 17, 2009
Strange Herring is quitting
Strange Herring, is going on hiatus. That's one of my favorite blogs! The pillar of...
June 11, 2009
I have often said that ANY subject can be made interesting by good writing. As...
June 01, 2009
Where to find your missing comics
Do you like the comic strips in newspapers? I do, though I don't think they...
March 27, 2009
Remaking the Three Stooges
The Farrelly brothers are set to remake The Three Stooges, casting Sean Penn as Larry,...
February 05, 2009
A Screwtape take on the new atheists
My colleague both at Patrick Henry College and at World Magazine, Les Sillars, has written...
January 28, 2009
Mad Magazine in the news
Do you remember Mad Magazine? I sure do. Stumbling upon it as a kid was...
January 19, 2009
“Rumpole’s” John Mortimer dies
In yet another death in our declining stock of truly creative people, the British lawyer...
January 08, 2009
A constitution for our celibritocracy
Yesterday's post about celibritocracy, continuing current trends of letting ourselves be governed by celebrities, got...
January 07, 2009
Reports are that Barack Obama is appointing as Surgeon General that doctor guy on CNN,...
December 03, 2008
When the treasury secretary was at summer camp
Read Iowahawk's reconstruction of the letters that now Treasury Secretary Paulson must have written home...
November 26, 2008
The Colbert religion
Arch-satirist Stephen Colbert turns out to be a practicing, mostly-believing Catholic, as this blog chronicles:...
November 21, 2008
Anthony Sacramone, who once channeled "Luther at the Movies," is blogging again at Strange Herring....
November 10, 2008
Thanks to Bruce and tODD for reminding me of The Onion and for alerting me...
November 07, 2008
The comedian crisis
Andrew Ian Dodge raises an issue that I have been concerned about. Now that Barack...
October 31, 2008
Going from the sublime to the somewhat ridiculous and from the 16th century to the...
October 20, 2008
Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live
It takes a lot of character to defy your critics by walking into their midst....
October 17, 2008
Both John McCain and Barack Obama attended the Al Smith dinner, a traditional gathering of...
October 02, 2008
Satirist’s confession of faith
The satirist P. J. O'Rourke, usually a wild man, learned that he has cancer. He...
September 26, 2008
Is there a better way to pick a president?
Frank J. Fleming offers A Modest Proposal for Training Future Presidents: If God got fed...
August 22, 2008
The Bigfoot researchers explain
The Bigfoot hoaxers explain, saying it was just a joke that got out of hand...
July 15, 2008
Comedy & Classical Education
I'll be speaking on comedy and classical education on July 24-26 in Houston at the...
April 10, 2008
Hugo Chavez vs. The Simpsons
Venezuela has banned "The Simpsons" as being too corrupting and replaced it with "Baywatch." Isn't...
April 03, 2008
Thanks to Ned for giving the definitive answer to the great prophet Corky who is...
February 28, 2008
Mark Steyn, satirist
Mark Steyn, the Canadian conservative, brings together insightful punditry and devastating humor. That is to...
February 27, 2008
The possibility of an appearance
Michael Kinsley has written a hilarious take on the New York Times story about John...
January 29, 2008
Candidates as Cartoon Characters
Politico.com features drawings from M. Wuerker that depict the GOP candidates as cartoon characters: McCain...
January 28, 2008
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