The Un-Funnies — April 1, 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE: Here at The Shinbone Star, we take pride in our mission of “being no longer encumbered by any sense of fair play,” and we take that mission seriously. But when you have a joke as your president, the need to laugh in the face of foolishness is cathartic and many times necessary. In […]

New York Stock Exchange Disaster 2020

Back in 1967, before they went disco, the Australian group the Bee Gees released their first American single, “New York Mining Disaster 1941.” Inspired by a devastating landslide at a mine in South Wales a year earlier, the song told the story from the viewpoint of trapped miners hoping to be rescued. It occurred to […]

Trumplandia: March 21 — 28, 2020

Sleight of Hand Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 45.8% — up from 43.2% last week Rasmussen Poll: 46% — same as last week Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught up on all of the tasty Nuggets-O-Trump you may have heard […]