Category Archives: blog whoring

The Death of the Media, Cont.

CNN scoops the world and has a right-wing former blogger on to say *gasp* Hair Führer Donald Trump might be nuts: Cry me a eff’ing river, Sullivan. Where were you for the last 18 months when all of us uncouth, … Continue reading

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Go Read Spocko’s Brain

The much-esteemed Spocko’s Brain has a really great post up: Weaseling Out of Things Is A Core Trump Skill that everyone should read. I’ll wait here until you return. The other day I highlighted this tweet that I thought was … Continue reading

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The Jon Swift Memorial Round-Up is, well, Up…

…over at Batocchio’s place, the essential Vagabond Scholar. (HINT: you’ll find a few Scissorheads over there!) It’s always a great read and a terrific way to find some new blogs to follow.

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The Trump Metaphor

The one-two punch of firing the campaign manager and the revelation that the Trump Campaign is quite literally running on fumes (and it stinks) is something both strange and familiar. I’m reminded of movie themes: The Wizard of Oz: Pay … Continue reading

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The Small Print

Scissorheads – I’m going to be filling in for my pal Blogenfreude at Crooks and Liars for Mike’s Blog Round Up this weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). As you know, I like to feature the work of lower-traffic blogs who deserve … Continue reading

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Tips, please

[Ed. – Keeping this on top today; fresh posts (hahaha) below. — TG] Scissorheads – On Monday, I’ll be hosting the morning round-up at Crooks and Liars for a week, and as always I like to let you guys know … Continue reading

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Blogroll Amnesty Day Is Here!

Woot-woot! My pal Skippy reminded me that it’s Blogroll Amnesty Day, Scissorheads! As Dr. Zaius used to say, we’ve gone from invisible to only obscure! Now I like to think every day at MPS is B.A.D, but today is special … Continue reading

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MPS By the Numbers 2015

WordPress sent me a report of how the ol’ Thunderbolt Grease-slapper did in 2015, and I thought I would share the good news with The Scissorheads: Top Commenters are: Roket Bruce388 Big Bad Bald Bastard Zombie Rotten McDonald Osirisopto The … Continue reading

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The Best of the Web #jonswift2015

This year’s Jon Swift Memorial Roundup, named for the late and lamented blogger Jon Swift (the Reasonable Conservative), is up at the Vagabond Scholar. Batocchio as always has done a stellar job herding the lefty cats of the blogosphere to … Continue reading

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Vox Goes Full Driftglass – UPDATED

Death of the Media It’s really funny to me when 10-years-too-late the Villagers discover bloggers: The real reason the media is rising up against Donald Trump The gist of the article is that the media’s absolute failure to do anything … Continue reading

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