The Best Joke of 2020

In the Southern District of New York yesterday, a frightened man from Ukraine went to the U.S. Attorney and said, “My talking parrot disappeared.” “Why did you come here?” the Southern District AG demanded to know. “Go to the regular police.” “I will. I’m just here to tell you that I disagree with whatever that […]

The Un-Funnies — Jan. 21, 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 […]

Trumplandia: Jan. 11 — 18, 2020

Democracy on Trial Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 42.3% — up from 41.9% last week Rasmussen Poll: 49% — up from 48% last week 90% Of Blacks Disapprove of  Trump: — 1/17/20 — WaPo Ipsos Poll Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the […]

Alice in Trumplandia: The King’s trial

Alice fell down, down, down the rabbit hole for what seemed like hours. She finally came to rest in the gallery of the Senate chambers, where the Mocked Turtle was waiting for faithful old Graham, the King’s sheepdog, to assemble the flock. As the sheep took their places, Alice looked around. She was pleased to […]