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Zelenskyy

Did Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy really play the piano with his genitals? Are some primates poisonous? And what’s with that shark sticking out of the roof of a house? The answers to these and other vital questions are in my April SHARPEN UP newsletter. Subscribe for FREE. Click here to see the latest edition.

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West Virginia to America: Kiss This!

Kiss the Dog

West Virginia’s governor, Jim Justice, recently ended his State of the State address by telling singer Bette Midler to kiss his dog’s ass. Justice was responding to a swipe at West Virginians that Midler took–specifically designed to embarrass Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin–by calling West Virginians “poor, illiterate and strung out.” She was referring to Manchin’s blocking  his own political […]

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No More Bird Brain Jokes, Please

Smart birds

By Alexander Strange Make all the jokes you want about ‘bird brains,” but these cockatoos have been intriguing scientists with their learning capabilities. The photo, above, really tells the story. What you are seeing is a sulfur-crested cockatoo in Sydney, Australia opening the lid of a trash can to forage for food. But notice how the other birds are watching. […]

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Never Stiff Your Bartender

Southernmost Point Buoy

By J.C. Bruce Never stiff your bartender. That’s the lesson from how police were able to find and arrest the hooligans who burned Key West’s famous Southernmost Point landmark in the early hours of New Year’s Day. Denizens of the Conch Republic awoke at the first of the year to discover their famous landmark scorched. Two men were caught on […]

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Fowl Play at Louisiana Bank Sends Police on Wild Hunt

Chicken Hunt

Don’t call it a manhunt. It’s a chicken hunt. Police in Walker, Louisiana are scratching around for a pesky fowl who has been harassing bank patrons. The bird has chased customers attempting to use the bank’s ATM and has even tried to invade cars using the drive-through facilities. The “aggressive chicken” is still on the loose, but police have issued […]

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Dateline Florida: Masking the Gunshine State’s Problems

mask

By J.C. Bruce I have been assigned by Tropic Press to write this new periodic dispatch from the Gunshine State, an effort to provide a fair and balanced perspective on news emanating from this subtropical paradise that may seem confusing, confounding, and, perhaps, utterly crazy to outsiders. We’ll begin this unbiased and totally objective report with a look at how […]

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