Greetings from Crackhead Junction!

Jimmy smokes crack and I don’t care! This remodeled song lyric that comes from a bygone era came to mind this weekend as I watched with WTF  amazement as packs of Americans gathered to celebrate Memorial Day — often at unsafe distances — during a growing pandemic. Where the hell was I? Or better yet, […]

Trumplandia: May 16 — 23, 2020

Dazed and Confused Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 42.9% — down from 44.1% last week Rasmussen Poll: 46% — down from 49% last week Fox News Poll (5/21/20): 48% approve of Biden — 40% approve of Trump Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep […]

The Un-Funnies — May 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: May 9 — 16, 2020

Hide and Seek Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 44.1% — up from 43.3% last week Rasmussen Poll: 49% — same as last week CBS News Poll (5/14/20): 57% of Americans Disapprove of Handling of Virus Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world […]

The Un-Funnies — May 14, 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: May 2 — 9, 2020

Outta Both Sides of His Mouth Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 43.3% — same as last week Rasmussen Poll: 49% — up from 45% last week ABC News/Ipsos Poll (5/8/20): 64% Disapprove of Reopening the Country Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the […]

Trumplandia: April 25 — May 2, 2020

Simple Life Edition APPROVAL ALERT AT PRESS TIME: FiveThirtyEight Poll: 43.3% — down from 43.4% last week Rasmussen Poll: 45% — same as last week Morning Consult Poll (4/27/20): 51% Disapprove of Trump’s Response to the Virus Welcome to Trumplandia, a place where with a bit of wit and snark, we keep the world caught […]