Posts Tagged: sarah palin

The Storming Bohemian Punks the Muse #26: Love Is the Ultimate Trip

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My day job is driving on the ride sharing platform, Lyft. Several years ago, I retired from teaching school to devote myself to writing and painting and lived off savings until I couldn’t. Four years ago, I started driving Lyft so I wouldn’t have to take a straight job and could focus on my creative […]

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The Rumpus Interview with Sara Benincasa

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Comedian Sara Benincasa opens up about her latest book Real Artists Have Day Jobs, adjusting to success, Venn-diagramming love, and the loss of Morley Safer.

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Sarah Palin, the Transcendentalist

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From Lincoln’s famous love of quoting Shakespeare to George Bush’s prodigious reading habits, American politics have always mingled with the literary pantheon. Now that Sarah Palin is back in the news for her endorsement of Donald Trump, Jeet Heer traces her literary roots to Walt Whitman: This is democratic verse, that tries to encompass the […]

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Accidental Political Poets

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Poetry is the literary art form that can most readily adapt the grammatically-fraught, political commentaries of Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann, apparently. Michael Solomon compiled and edited a bunch of Sarah Palin-isms in I Hope Like Heck: The Selected Poems of Sarah Palin. And now that Michele Bachmann’s always speaking in the spotlight, it looks […]

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Morning Coffee

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The most amazing website on the Internet. (might want to turn the sound down on your computer, NSFW) Perhaps the real question here is why was Sarah Palin signing a baby? Judge Sotomayer v. 1977 Kansas City Royals. Watch people upload pictures on Twitter in real time. Go ahead, do it. The Guardian UK on […]

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Funny America: THE TOP TEN COMEDIC NEWS STORIES OF 2008

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Okay. Just so you know: the Top Ten Comedic News Stories of the Year are as different from the Top Ten Legitimate News Stories of the Year as a tarantula infested banana tree is from a small paper bag of locking quarter inch steel washers painted blue. Other stuff might have had a bigger impact […]

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