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2018- Dave Barry's Year in Review

JermanatorJermanator Senior MemberPosts: 16,244 Senior Member
Reason obeys itself; and ignorance submits to whatever is dictated to it.
-Thomas Paine


  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 24,981 Senior Member
    So at some point during 2018, normal, non-Beltway-dwelling Americans simply stopped paying attention to current events. Every now and then we’d tune in to a cable-TV news show see what kinds of issues our nation’s elite political/media class was grappling with, and we’d see a headline like PORN STAR STORMY DANIELS: TRUMP DIDN’T USE A CONDOM.

    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    "If you get it and didn't work for it, someone else worked for it and didn't get it..."
  • earlyagainearlyagain Posts: 7,928 Senior Member
    Quite a year.😁
  • tennmiketennmike Senior Member Posts: 27,457 Senior Member
    Beam me up, Scotty. There's no intelligent life left on this planet. :D
      I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don't know the answer”
    ― Douglas Adams
  • bisleybisley Senior Member Posts: 10,813 Senior Member
    Being retired, I actually read the entire piece. Best satire since Catch 22, which I finally gave up on, about 50 pages from the conclusion. I went back and tried again, several times, but never even equaled my first effort at finishing it. I still enjoyed the best parts as much as the first time, but came to the conclusion that once you have your gotten your 'fill' of absurdity, it's absurd to continue.

    But I was much younger, then, and I cut my teeth on Mad Magazine.
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