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Nov 23 2017

Happy Happy Turkey Day

Eat me! There’s no denying I like flesh, mostly of the processed and cured kind which contains all those nitrates, salt, and fats that make it very, very bad for your health. Also I neither care or think much about those animals who sacrifice their lives to feed me. It’s a moral failing, I know. …

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Nov 23 2017

Family Values

You have taken the land which is rightfully ours. Years from now my people will be forced to live in mobile homes on reservations. Your people will wear cardigans, and drink highballs. We will sell our bracelets by the road sides, you will play golf, and enjoy hot hors d’oeuvres. My people will have pain …

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Nov 22 2017

Turkey Loaf

Yoob a dinkadee a dinkadoo a dinkadee A dinkadoo a dinkadee a dinkadoo Morp!  Morp!  Morp! Us Scandinavian Bachelor Chefs (h/t CompoundF) frequently find ourselves in the position of needing a last minute substitute for real food because planning ahead is not one of our strengths (if it were we probably wouldn’t be Bachelors anymore). …

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Nov 04 2017

How Is This Still A Thing?

I’m talking about Daylight Savings Time of course and of the ridiculous things we do it is a constant and consistent high scorer in a game that like Golf is about how low you can go. Not that I’m any prize when it comes to punctuality, I’ve acquired an unfortunate reputation that is mostly undeserved …

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Sep 04 2017

Solidarity Forever

A DocuDharma and The Stars Hollow Gazette tradition. Solidarity Forever When the union’s inspiration through the workers’ blood shall run There can be no power greater anywhere beneath the sun Yet what force on earth is weaker than the feeble strength of one For the Union makes us strong Chorus Solidarity forever, solidarity forever Solidarity …

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Jul 14 2017

La Marseillaise

Vive Le Quatorze Juillet! (An Annual Tradition) Arise, children of the Fatherland, The day of glory has arrived! Against us of the tyranny The bloody banner is raised, The bloody banner is raised, Do you hear, in the countryside, The roar of those ferocious soldiers? They’re coming right into your arms To slit the throats …

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May 20 2017

Triple Crown: The Middle Child

I was wrong, this is the most racist theme song of the Triple Crown- Maryland, My Maryland The despot’s heel is on thy shore, Maryland! His torch is at thy temple door, Maryland! Avenge the patriotic gore That flecked the streets of Baltimore, And be the battle queen of yore, Maryland! My Maryland! Hark to …

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May 14 2017

Happy Mother’s Day

A DocuDharma tradition now on The Stars Hollow Gazette I tease my mother by calling her Emily after Emily Gilmore both because overall my family reminds me very much of the Gilmores and because she’s never met a brand name she didn’t like whereas I’m perfectly content to buy generic. I thank her among many …

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May 06 2017

Triple Crown: The Longest 2 Minutes In Sports

This was no ordinary homecoming.  This was a do-or-die attempt to lay the ghost of years of rejection from the horse-rearing elite and the literati who sat in those privileged boxes overlooking the track and those unprivileged craven hordes who grovelled around the centre-field where he had suffered as a boy. The clubhouse as I …

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May 05 2017

Cinco de Mayo

Reprinted from 5/5/2012 The name simply means “The Fifth of May” and it’s an oddly U.S. American holiday. Except in the State of Puebla they don’t much celebrate the victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in Mexico which makes it much more like Patriot’s Day that we here in New England get …

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