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Comedian Health: Making Healthy Beer Choices
Comedian Health: Making Healthy Beer Choices

A comedian’s journey involves night after night of working out material at open mics, usually at crappy bars with a lot of beer and greasy food. If a comedian doesn’t watch him/herself, the calories can add up leaving you fat and pasty. You’ll end up looking like, well, most comedians. Consuming too much alcohol before […]

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Leave Ted Nugent Alone
Leave Ted Nugent Alone

Ted Nugent recently came under a lot of left-wing media fire for calling  President Obama a “subhuman mongrel” and “gangster”. He has since apologized, since it’s brought grief to Republican gubernatorial hopeful Gregg Abbott and other Republican politicians for whom Ted’s trying get out the votes. Of course, despite Ted’s apology, left wingers aren’t letting up on their […]

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The Seedy Underbelly of Girl Scout Cookie Production
  • February 21, 2014
  • by Rich Bennett
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The Seedy Underbelly of Girl Scout Cookie Production

Abortion foes in Waco, Texas are boycotting Girl Scout cookies. Why? The Girl Scouts apparently tweeted a Huffington Post list of top contenders for 2013 woman of the year that included Texas gubernatorial candidate, Wendy Davis. This prompted me to wonder, what other crazy, left-wing shennanigans are the Girl Scouts up to? After finding out they […]

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What I’ve Learned About My Audience (or Lack Thereof)
What I’ve Learned About My Audience (or Lack Thereof)

I don’t have much time to write today because I’m scrambling to prep a Valentine’s Day dinner, complete with mood lighting and an Itunes romance mix that so far includes some Robin Thicke, Barry White, the Bee Gees, and a sprinkle of KISS. So today I’ll just briefly reflect on who loves me as far […]

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Totally Exquisite Paintings from the Museum of Bad Art (MOBA)
Totally Exquisite Paintings from the Museum of Bad Art (MOBA)

The Museum of Bad Art (MOBA) is dedicated to art that’s “too bad to be ignored”.  Well known to Bostonians, MOBA has three locations, one in the basement of the Somerville Theater, another in the basement of the Dedham Community Theater and the third at Brookline Access Television. Both galleries in the theaters are conveniently located next […]

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The 13 Best and Worst Super Bowl Halftime Shows
The 13 Best and Worst Super Bowl Halftime Shows

The Super Bowl is here again, and bets are being placed on whether the Bruno Mars/Red Hot Chilli Peppers halftime show  can deliver. Indeed, Bruno’s job is almost as tough as Peyton Manning’s;  it might just take falling on a grenade to achieve the levels of artistry, performance and spectacle of some of the past […]

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Top 3 Reasons Why Most Guys Avoid Modern Yoga
Top 3 Reasons Why Most Guys Avoid Modern Yoga

Everyone knows it’s mainly women in the U.S. that do yoga. In fact, the Washington Post reported that only 18% of the 20.4 million people in the U.S. who do yoga are men.  Traditional yoga, as it was practiced in India, was mainly done by men. The reasons offered include the perception among men that […]

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Comedians and their Psychotic Traits
Comedians and their Psychotic Traits

Comedians across the globe are going crazy over a new British Journal of Psychiatry report by an Oxford team of researchers, led by Dr. Victoria Ando, showing that comedians have even stronger psychotic traits than other creative types, like actors. The Guardian’s headline – “Successful Comedians Display Symptoms of Psychosis, Study Says”  –  and their reporting […]

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Gay Boy Scouts and Trail Life: The Great Debate
Gay Boy Scouts and Trail Life: The Great Debate

Now that the Boy Scouts are allowing openly gay scouts, a new conservative Christian adventure and leadership organization — Trail Life — has sprung up as a refuge for those who oppose the rule change. I think this is great – the beauty of this country is that we actually have choices. In some places, […]

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How Westboro Baptist Church Saved the Shorts Show
How Westboro Baptist Church Saved the Shorts Show

You might remember the Westboro Baptist Church, that extreme, homophobic place of worship that preached that just about everyone – even U.S. Service members and Amish girls – deserved to die. What you may not know is that Westboro actually saved a fledgling  sketch comedy show. Four years ago Corey Scott Rutledge a Brooklyn-based actor/writer/producer, created The […]