Category Archives: The Small Print

Editorializing, postulating wildly, bad grammar, and unmittigated gaul.

Happy New Year From MPS

When the Thunderbolt Greaselapper first belched out a post in 2006, who knew that 16 G-D years later we would still be here, shouting into the void and taking deadly aim with our spitballs? I thank you from the tip … Continue reading

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UPDATED: It worked! (This is a test)

Seeing if I can forward from MPS directly to Mastodon without going through Twitter. UPDATE: it worked! Which I guess means I can turn off my twitter, though I don’t want to delete the account because I don’t want someone … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Story

[This is the annual reprise of a story I posted a few years ago; it remains a site favorite. I’ve been asked if this is a true story, you people doubt me? For shame! We’ll keep this on top today … Continue reading

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To Serve You Better…

…Comcast is down again. Anyway, things will be wonky again this morning. We regret the, uh, error?

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We hate to interrupt your weekend…

…but our pal Burr Deming at the essential blog Fair and Unbalanced isn’t feeling well, and will return to form next weekend. Please wish him well; interaction means a lot to the blogger.

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Housekeeping

ye olde laptop has died. Things will be weird blogging from an iPad mini and an iPhone but should lead to more amusing autocorrect errors than usual.

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Bad Signs, Cont.

Speaking of which, my week at Crooks and Liars finishes tomorrow —I had an extra day because I’m extra special! Thank you for sending tips, too. I think I used 100% of them, and I beat a couple of you … Continue reading

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Housekeeping note

Guys, I’m doing the round-up at Crooks and Liars this week, so expect Miracles! No, wait, expect posting here might be a little wonky. As always, Gentle Scissorheads, if you read something great in a blog post and think it … Continue reading

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Housekeeping

Guys, just a quick note to let you know that I am hosting Mike’s Blog Round-Up at Crooks & Liars this week, so posting here may go all cattywhompers (again, as usual, too…). This is also an opportunity for you: … Continue reading

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Dance Out The Old, Sing In the New

Scissorheads – 2021 has been a year of lows and highs: from the Stupid Coup and nearly losing our democracy to inaugurating President Handsome Joe Biden, we’ve seen it all. Yes, the Trump-Virus is still with us, and yes, the … Continue reading

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