Tuesday, December 19, 2017

“It’s a Bloody Big Mango”: News from Australia

The first time my wife traveled to Australia she was a bit surprised by some of the normal Australian stuff going on around her... and...

There is Nothing Good about Qatar (to say Otherwise is now...

I've never been to Qatar. I don't know much about the place, aside from what I've read, and most of what I'm reading isn't...

Kim Kardashian and the Saudi Prince

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia proudly embraces and cherishes wholesome family values. It promotes equality for all, with the understanding that equality is relative...

What the Hell is going on at the Korea Times?

Yep, the hardworking folks over at the Korea Times, that supposedly real (just ask them) national newspaper, have done it again! Actually, to be more...

The Korea Times Reprints Story from The Onion… Again

Yep, the intrepid guys and gals at the Korea Times recently yet again quoted a story from The Onion, a well known (well, perhaps...

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I finally stepped out of the airport, breathed the fresh air and looked up at big, blue African skies. Three seconds later I lowered my gaze and...

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