All posts tagged "satire"
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: The Fight Is On
Race for Hog Island mayor is wrought with scandals. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Hog Island’s mayoral race is down to two people, and it is turning into an ugly campaign. Lorna Doon won the August primary with 35...
- Posted October 18, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Strange Things Done in the Midnight Sun…
A poem by Clyde Thornhill. There are strange things done In the land of fun By those who make the scene. The baristas in the latté stores Wear black, silky drawers And is a snowboarder’s dream. The...
- Posted October 4, 2016
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Middle School Mudslinging
Eighth graders get a lesson in political warfare. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It was a very long time ago when a group of cavemen picked up some rocks and old dinosaur bones and threw them at a...
- Posted September 28, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island Center for Enlightenment
Finally there’s a place for men to feel the zen. JACKSON HOLE, WY – With an explosive growth in cool people projected in the greater Hog Island metro region, I have decided to get a step up...
- Posted September 20, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Westbank Wife Aspirations
How a Hog Island sweetie infiltrated the barista bagel shop scene. JACKSON HOLE, WY – She stood in the dim light of my office doorway looking classy—Pearl Street bagel mug in hand, polar fleece jacket around her...
- Posted September 6, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Politicos Mean Business
Local candidates get serious about important issues at Hog Island forum. JACKSON HOLE, WY – At a Hog Island question-answer session I chatted with local candidates about complex issues facing our community. I questioned commissioner candidate Nikki...
- Posted August 31, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Brothers Grimm in Hog Island
Snow White survives the Seven Rednecks. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Once upon a time in a land called Teton Pines, an evil realtor named Grimhilde stood before her mirror and asked, “Mirror, mirror on the wall, who...
- Posted August 23, 2016
REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Endangered Bud
A consortium threatens the Hog Island beer market. JACKSON HOLE, WY – As the world’s central bankers meet at Jackson Lake Lodge next week for the 2016 Economic Symposium, there is a monetary crisis occurring right under their...
- Posted August 17, 2016
WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Canyon Kids
Embracing the geology and humanity found on a favorite Jackson Hole hike. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I’ve never known a bigger dork than Jackson Hole High School science teacher Andrea Overly. Although we haven’t been friends for...
- Posted August 10, 2016
GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: The Glutina Chronicles
Navigating the new (food) world order. JACKSON HOLE, WY – I recently heard from a friend of mine in my hometown of Corn Cob, Iowa, she had won first prize in the Friday night meat raffle at Ted’s...
- Posted August 9, 2016