All posts tagged "satire"

  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Porky Politics

    Threatened ban could drive Hog Islanders from town grocers. Jackson, WY – Shock waves reverberated through Hog Island with the news that the World Health Organization has declared bacon is unhealthy. Alarm spread from the most modest...

    • Posted December 29, 2015
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Santa Now Lives in Hog Island

    Jackson, WY – Twas the night before Christmas in my trailer house. I was trying to unbutton a pretty girl’s blouse. She was a Westbank girl, her name was Claire, I had hopes that soon she would be totally...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Attack of the Cookie Monster

    Store-bought confections are good enough for Santa, and for me. Jackson, WY – I was recently approached by someone who should have known better to take part in a fancy, high society Christmas cookie exchange. I was to...

    • Posted December 22, 2015
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Bodhi Calling

    That’s the same as a booty call, right? Jackson, WY – Susie stopped by my trailer last night. “I’ve been going to meditation class at the Sports Injury Center,” she told me. “It’s wonderful. I sit with...

    • Posted December 8, 2015
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: The First Thanksgiving

    Struggling pilgrims are free at last. Jackson, WY  -I have an invite to go to Lill’s for Thanksgiving dinner! The last time I shared Thanksgiving with Lill she had bacon hors d’oeuvres, bacon wrapped turkey stuffed with bacon,...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: I did it once, don’t make me do it again

    Nuts to traditions that weren’t that great the first time round. Jackson, WY – Once upon a time, a bunch of tourists were dumped on a rocky beach in New England. They didn’t want to be there,...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Highbrow Hog Island

    Public art to heighten Hoback sophistication. Jackson, WY – Carry Gervaise, director of the Greater Hog Island/Hoback Public Art Task Force, presented conceptual drawings for a public art project during the Hog Island Council meeting last week....

    • Posted November 10, 2015
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Hog Island Halloween

    Trailer park experiment yields a sophisticated monster. Jackson, WY – At the trailer court they called me mad, insane, but tonight the years of work, of heartache and despair will pay off! In the spare bedroom of...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • GALLOPIN’ GRANDMA: Of Life and Buffet Lines

    When the options are plentiful, judicious decisions are a must at restaurants and beyond. Jackson, WY – Not long ago I paid many large bucks for a ticket to a fancy charity dinner. It promised me a...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Big Bootie Candy

    One working woman who was somehow excluded from ‘Jackson Hole Women.’ Jackson, WY – “The News&Guide is featuring me in their special section ‘Jackson Hole Women,’” Susie told me all excited. “The piece about my nonprofit that...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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