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A delightfully sarcastic look at modern politics and the debacle that's become the American dialogue.
Book review, images and the book's video trailer linked, as well as links to other sources including the exclusively granted pre-release review by The Girlie Geek blog.
American retailers hate you. They treat you with contempt and many consumers don't even know it. Read this and find out how.
With the average American pushing 700 lbs., Del Taco has upped the ante and added a new value meal that, for $5.99, allows you to kill yourself immediately rather than wait for a heart attack down the road.
Internet Trolls are a special breed. If you like funny stuff, sarcasm, and to see trolls get their due, this is the article for you.
You don't have to be a fan of the Old West to enjoy the brilliance of this novel. A deeply thoughtful and meticulously well-researched treatment of American expansion, told with empathy, and, above all, sublime humor. Funny, historical, and riveting, Little Big Man is a must read for any serious literate, or anyone who just like a great story well told.
Christoph Reilly is a knave who deserves what he gets for his children's books hub at my expense. This will teach him to challenge me in a duel of immaturity, for there is none on HP more immature than I am. As I have just proved.
A consumer take (hilarious, sad and, worst of all, true) on Norton antivirus software. What you should know before you buy. Great discussion in comments section.
A bit of humor at my own expense. A story of nuclear peristalsis, public humiliation, and how my wife tried to kill me with a fiber bar.
A hilarious follow up to the wildly popular Ten Most Asked Questions in the World. This is funny, deep and, the illustrations will make you laugh.
This is a research based examination seeking the correct form or use between the contested terms "buck naked" and "butt naked." Research from the OED, academic debate, and a general academic search. Reasonable arguments and even some humor peppered in.
A brief look at the merits of the 13th Warrior, a movie that many people over-looked, and one that transcends it's lead actor. There is a reason this movie has such a loyal, even cult following. This movie is simply a great "place" to go spend 2 hours.
There comes a time when you can protect too much. That time is now. Americans have loved and protected their children to the point that they are, in essence, neutering them....
Using Trademark Symbols in Writing: Answering Questions on Use of Trademark and Registered Trademark Symbols in Writing
A researched and sourced article discussing requirements (and non-requirements) for proper usage of the trademark, registered trademark and service mark symbols.
Writing and making money at HubPages may seem to go together perfectly... and they can... but you have to do it correctly. You can't lead with the desire to make money. You have to lead with the desire to write. Readers aren't stupid, and Google Adsense gets smarter every day. Learn more here.
The trend towards hypersensitivity has many looking for racism where there isn't any, creating tension where there need not be, and distracting from real racial issues as time is spent chasing ghosts... and vampire squids.
This hub covers the most basic elements of putting up your first hub. It is intended for very new hubbers who might find a step-by-step (with pictures) guide useful for beginning their HubPages writing adventure.
A look at using familiar phrases in writing, this article discusses the nature of writers making choices, and considers what is at stake when using "tired" metaphors.
So, that's the big question: how do you say 2010, and 2011 etc.? Is there a right or wrong way? If you need this answer quick, Iâll give it to you: There is no ârightâ way to say 2010. However, the upside is, there is no âwrongâ...
A humorous rant regarding Coors Light labels and the implicit insult toward your intelligence the temperature sensitive strips represent.
A quick summary of the game Magic the Gathering, intended for total beginners, and meant for older players looking for something new to enjoy.
Magic the Gathering explained for people who DON'T usually play this sort of thing. If you're looking for something fun to do with your family, this is a game you should take another look at. It's not what you thought it was the first time you heard of it. And if you haven't heard of it, it's not what you think it is when you see it. Dare to examine something new.
Examining Office and Workplace lighting, with a particular interest in the belief that brighter light is most conducive to higher productivity. Source material is academic and scientific, with support from industry and soft sciences where appropriate.
Funny yet true, a biting commentary on living refined through the lens of one humorously unfortunate day. Enjoy.
The phrase "begging the question" does not mean what many (most?) people think it means these days. Which is okay, but if you're going to use the phrase incorrectly, make sure you KNOW what it means and use it that way on purpose. This article will explain the correct (original) use of the phrase, and the modern (popular) version so you can control how you are perceived when speaking.
Do you get Its and It's mixed up? So do a lot of people. Here's your chance to finally find a way to keep them straight. Funny and graphical, this article will set you straight for good.
Nothing is as fun at Christmas as a cynical look at how much effort goes into this consumer frenzy. It's even more fun when it's hilarious. Have a look.
My favorite beer is Coors Light. If you rolled your eyes at that statement, you are part of the problem I am about to address. I don't know what the hell happened to beer drinkers over the last ten years, but, whatever it was, they became snobby...
Researched and sourced article covering the proper form for writing this commonly used phrase.
Want to know how to get your husband or boyfriend to enjoy shopping? This article has the answers you need. Plus, it's hilarious, and who doesn't like to laugh while they learn?
If you want your hubs and articles to serve what you believe in, to actually win people over to your side -- or at the very least to soften their opinions regarding your beliefs, this article may be of interest to you.
How do you spell "ridiculous" or "rediculous," with an "i" or an "e"? Not sure how to spell this word? Do you hate babies? This article will show you how to spell ridiculous and help you remember it. Or, it will just make you laugh to see someone rant this much over spelling a word. Either way, you, the reader, win.
A widely popular examination of five essential elements for strong short stories and the explanations of why each matters so much.
A funny look at pets you probably hadn't thought of. While it's comedy, and even a little crude, it's actually even mostly true. A laugh and information you can use to screw with your kid or your significant other.
A history of the British wig: the "peruke," more commonly called the "powdered wig" or the "judge's wig." What follows is a history of the peruke's origins, terminology, culture and even a fun Monty Python video.
School policies and bad implementation prove that America is a big dumb sissy and deserves what it gets. This hub takes a look at just how stupid the U.S. has become and why it needs a huge national enema in the worst of ways.
A brief examination of the correct grammatical use and origins of the phrase "bad rap." The purpose being to provide research based confirmation of its standard use and to show the grammatical basis for considering the phrase "bad wrap" to be incorrect.
How to start your first novel is never the problem. How to finish your first novel is. What follows is a 3-step, left-brained approach to help you finally get that first book done.
5 Steps to Better Marital Sex: Common sense ways of improving older marriages and bringing romance back.
A not-so serious look at ways to improve romance and sexuality for couples who've been together way too long.
A hilarious look at the difference between cats and dogs, proving, once and for all, that cats do love us more than dogs. I think.
Top 5 Worst Species in Which to Be a Guy: an absolutely scientific (or not) look at sex in the animal world.
An almost true, and completely hilarious, look at the five species for which being born male represents having drawn the shortest straw... by far!
A humorous look at the inequity of being a bee. (This hub is rated BeeG-13 due to graphic bee violence, bee gore and some bee sexuality).
Arc Flash Analysis has erupted onto the scene both legally and technically for anyone in the electrical industry. Lives and fortunes are at stake more than ever before as regulations clamp down in the wake of rising death tolls and the advent of technology that removes excuses for deadly inaccuracy.
A look at the essential parts of a scam, comparing the pyramid scheme to a cult. Remarkable insights and frightening parallels.
Wildly popular article discussing ten of the most asked questions in the world. Intelligent and humorous all at once.
Asking who discovered America is a common question, but a better one might be who was there first. This article examines the perspectives behind this common inquiry.
A humorous look at how men relate to one another, presented as juxtaposed to another piece extolling the seeming civility between women. If you're in the mood for a laugh, have a look.
An impartial explanation of the difference between astrology and astronomy. Just the facts, no judgements. Meant to help readers understand which is which and why.
Quick and to-the-point article comparing the arrival dates of Columbus and Leif Eriksson in the Americas that answers the question "Was Christopher Columbus really the first to discover America."
Not only is this hilarious, it's true. A list of ten things everyone should know and do to keep peace in the neighborhood. Be a good neighbor rules. Humor.
This will help you get it right. A research-based article on proper spelling, capitalization, and punctuation for writing college degrees.
A 22-year veteran of the industry provides techniques for finding reliable and honest auto repair for people who are NOT mechanical. If you know what to look for, you can find a safe place to take your car, or at least drastically improve the chances of having a positive experience.