A Rogue By Any Other Name…

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Did you know there’s about 60 different names for sugar that food manufacturers can use in the ingredients list so that you don’t know you’re actually eating sugar?

Buttercream? SUGAR.

Diastatic Malt? SUGAR.

Sorghum? SUGAR.

Like Bon Jovi said, “it’s all the same, only the names have changed.” And so goes politics. Every four years, we are presented with myriad candidates from different political parties. This happens, of course, to trick the masses into believing we have a choice. But do we, really?

Right now, the top two candidates from both the Democrat and Republican parties will shout endlessly [click to continue…]

Fortune And Glory, Kid

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In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Indy’s sidekick, Short Round, asks him what they are searching for. “Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory,” he replies.

Much like the fictional Dr. Jones, in my career as a stand-up comic, I have traversed the planet in search of fortune and glory. And I bring you tales of mystical locales where such can be obtained. [click to continue…]

Them’s Fighting Words

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It was just a matter of time before this was going to happen. Recently, the Marine Corps was ordered to open combat roles to women. Seems fair. If anybody can pass training, male or female, I’d like them defending me and my country. I’ve seen them up close and in action, and they are all badasses. However, the Marine Corps have also been tasked with removing old terminology which might be deemed non-gender-neutral.

The Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, ordered Marine Commandant General Robert Neller to come up with a detailed plan by next week to scrub job titles clean of any possible sexist terminology. For example, by April 1, “infantryman” may become “infantry person” and so on.

But I’m sure General Neller has way more important things to do. Just take a look at the guy: [click to continue…]

The 5 Types Of Idiots At Star Wars

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I just got back from watching a 5AM showing of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Fear not, as a huge fan of the series, I won’t reveal any spoilers here.

Or, rather, I will not reveal any plot points. But I will reveal the idiots who spoiled the movie for me. I’m not talking about the people in costume or the ones that clap and cheer. I’m referring to these 5 types of idiots who should be banned from the theaters: [click to continue…]