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In Their Own Words

Tom Selleck Vs. His Mustache

February 3, 2012

INT. MAGNUM MANSION Tom Selleck puts on his jacket and is leaving to go film at Blue Bloods.  He catches sight of himself in the mirror.  And his glorious mustache.   MUSTACHE Where are you going, Tom? SELLECK To work, Mustache. To my acting job. MUSTACHE Oh, that’s fine. I think I’ll just stay here [...]

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Scotch Tape on Why Double-Sided Scotch Tape is Completely Overrated

August 17, 2011

To be fair, I never said he was completely overrated, and my comments were not directed at double-sided tape as much as they were to the people who are all too willing to find the next big star.  And not that I’ve got anything against him personally, but when did people start getting so lazy? [...]

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The Things I Like About Post Falls, Idaho

June 20, 2011

We are proud to present another installment of the Murky Fringe feature “In Their Own Words.” You’ll of course remember the previous installment, ‘ The Things I Like About Sparks, Nevada.’ Now, for this week’s feature: “The Things I Like About Post Falls, Idaho” As always, these are testimonials of true residents. Wendy Bathmore, Mother [...]

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The Legacy Of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ At The Yosemite Staff Cabins

March 28, 2011

Marjorie Madson, 1994-1999, Summers, Tour Guide: Oh, come on. They didn’t mean that. It was a joke. Right? I knew all sorts of gays there. No way they meant it. It was just a Bill Clinton joke. Although, it was a National Park, I guess. That’s sort of federal, isn’t it. Shit, was it real? [...]

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A Vampire Responds

January 13, 2011

Dear anonymous questioner: Please don’t take this the wrong way, but put down the goddamned Twilight books. At first, when this phenomenon developed, we at the Institute for the Advancement of Vampiric Studies (IAVS) were excited. Maybe, we thought, the author would take the opportunity provided her to humanize our subspecies (to the degree possible, [...]

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The Things I Like About Sparks, Nevada

December 6, 2010

We are proud to present “In Their Own Words,” a brand new Murky Fringe feature. First up: “The Things I Like About Sparks, Nevada.” As always, these are testimonials of true residents. Alice Cockle, Lead Waitress, Empire Diner at Baldini’s: Oh, I don’t know, hon. Listen, I gotta get back. Tom Thigpen, Contractor, Thigg & Sons, [...]

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