Posts Tagged ‘satire’

December 26th, 2021 - 3:10 am § in Humor

2021 Pandemmy Awards (video)

The Covid-19 idiot’s version of the Academy Awards. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 16th, 2021 - 7:12 pm § in Humor, Politics

What’s wrong with hunting witches?

The House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection subpoenaed James P. “Phil” Waldron (photo, left), a retired Army colonel “who spread misinformation about election fraud and circulated a PowerPoint document detailing ways to undermine the 2020 presidential election outc[...]

December 10th, 2021 - 7:25 pm § in Humor, Politics

Christmas Karens (video)

Jimmy Kimmel’s adaptation of Christmas carols to the times we live in. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

December 1st, 2021 - 2:48 am § in Foreign Affairs, Health

Greece begins fining older vaccine holdouts

If you’re Greek, over 60, and not vaccinated, you’ll have pay a $114 monthly fine to stay that way. Americans would never stand for that, but we’re not as civilized as they are. Greeks don’t let their kids take guns to school either. Greece has national health insurance (deta[...]

November 29th, 2021 - 12:18 am § in Schools & Colleges

Should everyone go to college?

Yes, I’d say, if they can do the work. Knowing more, and possessing better thinking skills, is always better. But I’m against dumbing down curricula or relaxing grading standards so everyone can pass. If they can’t or won’t study enough to pass exams, they shouldn’t get[...]

November 15th, 2021 - 10:47 pm § in Humor

Are Washington’s football programs black holes?

With Jimmy Lake now gone from U.W., following WSU’s dismissal of Nick Rolovich, both of Washington’s Division 1 public universities have sacked their 2nd-year football coaches. Reportedly, physics faculty and postdocs at both institutions are applying for National Science Foundation gran[...]

November 11th, 2021 - 1:48 am § in Humor

Why the Founding Fathers didn’t go with pure democracy

Obviously because they watched this clip from the (now-canceled) Norwegian TV series “Norsemen” on YouTube (like we do) and after thinking about it went “hmm.” Yeah, reserving a veto power is always a good idea. Especially when you’re among friends. Return to The-Ave.US[...]

November 7th, 2021 - 8:19 pm § in Politics

Some people like to fight and cops should let them

“Are you ready to rumble?” As I recall that how the W.W.E. announcer introduced wrestlers to fans. Everyone knows professional wrestling is fake. People pay money to watch it, because it’s entertaining. I wonder when Portland — long a scene of slugfests between freaks of the [...]

October 25th, 2021 - 1:40 pm § in Health, Humor

Can Halloween candy kill?

Sure, if the psychopath down the street laces it with strychnine. But that aside, can you overdose on it? How much would kill  you? The American Chemical Society calculates 262 “fun-sized” candy bars or 1,627 pieces of candy corn will deep-six the “average” person. What is &[...]

October 21st, 2021 - 11:25 pm § in Humor, Politics

You’d think she killed somebody

From the U.K.-based tabloid Daily Mail, on Thursday, October 21, 2021 (here): “Republicans are telling Meghan Markle to ‘stick to acting’ and daring the royal family to strip her of her title after she wrote a letter to Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Majority Lea[...]