10 Reasons to Get a New 2010 Apple/AT&T Phone for 2011

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––1. You would rather drop calls than balls, with or without a Snooki (whatever that is). 2. Unable to afford air travel thus missing out on full body scans you fear you will not reach your recommended daily dose of radiation. 3. The new app that, while calling out names from … Continue reading

Cider Braised Paprika Lamb

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––This is the first stanza of Frank O’Hara’s “The Hunter:” He set out and kept hunting / and hunting. Where, he thought / and thought, is the real chamois? / and can I kill it where it is? / He had brought with him only a dish / of pears. The autumn … Continue reading

Small Man Gone: Joe Manchin Wassails While Wronged-Warriors Wrestle

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt From FireDogLake’s Chuckie Corra (and available from nearly all news sources): “Joe Manchin is an epic disappointment already.  He was the only Democratic senator to vote no on a DADT repeal earlier in the month, and then refused to even show his face for the vote on Saturday for the DREAM … Continue reading

Rightist Christmas List

You will have observed by now, dear appreciated reader, that satire is one of Cultured Anarchy’s most cherished tools. Sometimes it is the only tool at our humble disposal that seems up to the task. Such is the case with the piece you are, I hope about to read. Should you wish to see the–shall … Continue reading

What Better Holiday Card Than Wolfhound On Tapestry

Thanks to you all for reading. Just click on the title. Happy Holidays.

America’s Native Moonies

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt There’s bad news for people hoping to observe tonight’s lunar eclipse: Republicans filibustered it. Americans: please adjust your calendars, the GOP has filibustered the concept of Tuesday; there will not be any Tuesdays until further notice. P.S. *he GOP has also filibus*ered *he le**er (*). During tonight’s lunar eclipse 30% of … Continue reading

Dysfunction Junction, What’s Your Function? Secession & Regression Predilections

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt Rick Perry asserts Texas’s right to secede from progress and keep all its great Texasiness like “the highest teenage birth rate, the highest proportion of people lacking health insurance of all 50 states, “the third highest poverty rate, the second highest imprisonment rate, the lowest voter turnout, the lowest proportion of … Continue reading

I’ll Be Home For Christmas, Damn It

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt [Sing it to the original tune by Buck Ram, Kim Gannon, and Walter Kent] The Dream Act is dead thank the lord Publicly like I usually do And although there remain bills left to kill I promise you   I’ll be home for Christmas Down and outs bite me Hope you … Continue reading

If Marriage is Sacred Shouldn’t We Sacrifice to Bridezilla?

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––The National Organization for Marriage’s Maggie Gallagher says defeat of Prop 8 would mean “end of marriage as we know it in all 50 states.” too bad for Newt Gingrich’s would-be 4th wife. The National Organization for Marriage joins the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins in “refudiating” its addition to the … Continue reading

Every Time a Politician Cries a Demon Gets His Horns

By DuncanRhys C. Liancourt ––Some say John Boehner’s repeated weeping humanizes him, but the tears must not be even skin deep since he still looks like Star Trek’s Lieutenant Commander Data. John Boehner cries for the children––straight ones with rich parents. To be fair, John Boehner’s tears really were tears of love: power is an … Continue reading