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The Hitch-Hickers Manifesto

Milo Shumpert Appel, Contributor Every year, countless young travelers set out across their states, countries, or across the world with little more than a smile and the universally recognized “hitchhiker’s thumb.” Some set out to explore the wilderness we call Western civilization at a minimal cost, placing themselves at the mercy of their wit, luck and the compassion of strangers. …

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The Shoechucker: Phuck Pharma

Choada Salinas, Columnist No one’s rights are threatened, no one’s freedom is threatened, no one’s trying to control the people. What this administration finally succeeded in doing is enact a plan for health care 100 years in the making and significantly less comprehensive than previous plans. This is what really seems to be happening here: Health care reform threatens several …

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Duke does arts alive, sigh.

The Doozers finally made it to Humboldt County. I always wondered what those sticks tasted like. I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that. I’ve met West Hollywood hookers that look better than this. At least if she’s playing for tips she’s got the right idea.   I always wondered what happened to that metal shop project I did …

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ROAD RAGE ~ “OPERATION DASHCAM”

The Angry Driver, Contributor My head is going to explode if I get stuck behind one more slow driver! The side-by-side safety corridor game, the people who forget that speed limit signs actually exist, the people who do 20 in a 40 zone. I fucking hate you. I often picture you terrified drivers, gripping the wheel, eyes locked forward, ignoring …

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You might be a…

So this blatant Jeff Foxworthy rip-off looks likes it’s going to be regular thing in Savage Henry. So sit back, relax and make sure you don’t get resin from your fingertips on the pages. People might get the wrong idea if they grab the issue and find pages stuck together. this issue it’s Grow-Hos. You might be a grow-ho if …

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Boy Never Bored

Alexandr Beran, Contributor I’ve built up this reputation among my friends for being the guy who knows games and their histories. Because of this, they often ask me to help them remember a game title from their youth, or to point them in the direction of the developer of a cherished game. I’m always more than happy to oblige, but …

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Obama in Prague

James Tressler Contributor PRAGUE, Czech Republic — This was getting to be a habit. First, there was President Bush in the summer of 2007, then President Obama last April, and now Obama was visiting again. Three presidential visits to Prague, and I just happened to be on hand each time. Of course, during Bush’s visit, I just glimpsed his motorcade …

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death of a music scene

This month, I do not have an obituary that rises to a level of notoriety worth writing about. I do not write for the dead; I instead write for the dying. You see, it’s not often that one can predict death, and for one in the media to see such a dire omen is a journalistic opportunity that cannot be …

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Red Dawn (When shit hits the fan)

I ran across a personality test with this question: “You would consider it exciting if the apocalypse happened — true or false?” I weighed the options and had to admit to myself that, aside from all the guts and black stuff and after all the screaming quieted down, post-apocalyptic America would be the perfect place to evaluate one’s cache of …

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