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Salon.com
Caught in the smart-mean trap: Is “Another Period” funny, or just awkwardly tasteless?It’s hard to dissect the anatomy of a joke. Now more than ever, humor is the su
Caught in the smart-mean trap: Is “Another Period” funny, or just awkwardly tasteless?
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
It’s hard to dissect the anatomy of a joke. Now more than ever, humor is the subject of public debate in mainstream media (and any degree of good- or ill-natured sniping on social media). What we find funny, and why; which jokes are made when, and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Flushing Cash Into The Casino - The Media Stock Swoon Shows That It Works Until It Doesn'tSubmitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, If you don’t think the Fed
Flushing Cash Into The Casino - The Media Stock Swoon Shows That It Works Until It Doesn't
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, If you don’t think the Fed and other central banks have transformed financial markets into debt besotted gambling casinos, consider the last few days of carnage in the media stocks. That sector is... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Six Local Brews Named for Real-Life MusesLooking over a beer list, it can often feel like the brewers used a foreign lan
Six Local Brews Named for Real-Life Muses
Washington City Paper / Posted 23 days ago
Looking over a beer list, it can often feel like the brewers used a foreign language or an online hipster name generator to label their creations. But not all beer names are devoid of meaning. Here are six local brews named for real-life muses. Long... Read more
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Pilipino Star
One Dream nightmareThe Securities and Exchange Commission’s website has an investment scam checkli
One Dream nightmare
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s website has an investment scam checklist, which comes with a fairly understandable chart, to aid page viewers on how to spot scammers who are out to dupe people in get-rich-quick schemes, either by taking... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
A century later, why do people continue to fall for Ponzi schemes?Dean Jobbis the author of Empire of Deception, the true story of 1920s Chicago
A century later, why do people continue to fall for Ponzi schemes?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 28 days ago
Dean Jobbis the author of Empire of Deception, the true story of 1920s Chicago swindler Leo Koretz and his escape to a life of luxury and excess in Nova Scotia. More than five years after the collapse of what is likely the largest Ponzi scheme in... Read more

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