All posts tagged "satire"
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Glamping Dreams
Enduring ‘the great outdoors’ with the family. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Once upon a time, an adorable if somewhat clueless young couple lived in a far northern state where it was usually cold and miserable. Think of...
- Posted May 24, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Origin of Hipness
Exploring Darwin’s lesser known theory: Survival of the fitness. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For centuries, scientists, philosophers, and theologians have struggled to answer the basic questions that plagued mankind since creation: Why are we here? Where did...
- Posted May 17, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Truck-ed Sparks Controversy
JACKSON HOLE, WY – Uproar over Teton County School District’s decision to invite and then uninvite an abstinence presenter to its classrooms has parents demanding more oversight of auto shop curriculum. Speaker Shelly Donahue originally was to...
- Posted May 3, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Sooty Semantics
Beware of ambiguous language used to confuse the masses. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Last week’s Jackson Hole News and Guide carried an advertisement by the Wyoming Wildlife Alliance. The ad quoted a report by a federal...
- Posted April 5, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Flannel Feature: Superman vs. Batman
When true evil lurks, Hog Island superheroes unite. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “Superman vs. Batman” is a fictionalized account of a superhero spat. Hog Island, on the other hand, had a real superhero conflict last week. Lill,...
- Posted March 29, 2016
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Mattel Envy
I need to be Barbie; she’s got lots of stuff. JACKSON HOLE, WY – On March 9, 1959, a young lady appeared on the scene. She was 11 inches tall, had a ridiculous figure and lots of...
- Posted March 23, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Wilson Moms vs. The CRIPS
Who will prevent an outbreak of gang violence on the Westbank? JACKSON HOLE, WY – I snorted a greeting as Sheriff Whalen walked into my office. The sheriff doesn’t acknowledge me in public, but when he gets his...
- Posted March 15, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Racial Equality at the Academy Awards
“Iboycotted the Academy Awards this year,” Susie told me. “I’m upset there were no black nominees despite several outstanding performances by black actors,” she complained. “Academy voters are 94 percent white, 77 percent male, and average 63...
- Posted March 8, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Two ‘Halfs’ Make a Whole
He’s a little bit country; she’s a little bit liberal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – There is competition between liberals and conservatives over who can create the greatest race-related controversy with the least amount of substantive fact. At...
- Posted March 1, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Biscuit Suffrage
Hog Island honey fights for women’s equality in new extreme sport. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Lill, the adventurer, spiritual seeker, advocate for female empowerment and Hog Island native, recently became the first female to solo a full...
- Posted February 16, 2016