All posts tagged "satire"

  • Here is Grandma camping in Kansas. She has the latest equipment—the horse is from Hertz Rent-a-Horse. (Photo: gallopin’ grandma)
    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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