Comedy

Rocktober’s squirrely enterance into national lexicon

Will Durst

Welcome to Rocktober, Baby. That’s what all the rock and roll radio stations call this, the 10th month of the year. Doesn’t require more than a casually cocked ear to realize the airwaves are flooded with concerts and giveaways and promotional tie-ins. All in the name of Rocktober, Baby. This amiable etymological contraction of Rock & October is just another ...

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A real political football in D.C.

Will Durst

You don’t hear much about the US Patent & Trademark Office. And that, my friends, is a good thing. Usually this federal office is as controversial as parsley wrapped celery. On a 1-to-10 scale of boring, patent law has to rate about a 3,000. That’s normally. But today this obscure agency has thrown football fans into raging fits. Real football. ...

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Mugwumps and the Redneck Taliban

Will Durst

A massive earthquake rolled through the Republican establishment after Eric Cantor became the first sitting House Majority Leader to lose a primary since, well … ever. Going back to 1899, the 19th Century. Back when Mugwumps bought buggy whips and the Emperor of Russian lunched with the Viceroy of India. In terms of wake up calls for GOP incumbents, this ...

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Zombie Apocalypse is upon us: OMG

Will Durst

You see them staggering down our streets, heads bowed as if in prayer making the occasional grunting noise. Mindless drooling de-animated human husks walking blindly into fountains, crosswalks and lamp posts. Wake up, people. We are in the middle of a science fiction movie here. Welcome to “The Invasion of the Phone Zombies.” Yes, the Zombie Apocalypse has materialized and ...

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