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Exclusive! A Transcript of Prince Harry’s Job Interview

Exclusive! A Transcript of Prince Harry’s Job Interview

It was reported recently in every conceivable news outlet, on all social media websites, via carrier puffins and by zombie Pony Express riders that Prince Harry—aka, the Duke or Duck of Sussex, depending on how badly you suffer from Anglophilia—has been hired by the Aspen Institute’s Commission on Information Disorder.

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Why Do We, Like, Want So Much To Be, Like, Liked?

Why Do We, Like, Want So Much To Be, Like, Liked?

A recent bill for garbage, water, sewer and recycling services contained an insert entitled “Your Utilities. Your Partner. City of Sacramento.”

This irks me on a number of levels. None are especially deep, you’ll be relieved and probably not surprised to learn. But still.

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The Death of a Reputation Consultant is Tough to Spin

The Death of a Reputation Consultant is Tough to Spin

Had he been able to call the shots a few weeks ago, I suspect that Howard J. Rubenstein would have sent out a news release that said he was going on “an extended, indefinite sabbatical” instead of admitting he died. Yet he did that very thing, at the age of 88.

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The Insults Are In and A Winner Declared!

The Insults Are In and A Winner Declared!

Many years, homes, pounds and non-elective surgical procedures ago, I overheard two four-year-old boys arguing in the driveway I shared with my neighbor.

One called the other a “poo-poo-head,” which was unimaginative but had a ring of clarity. The other hesitated, probably looked around and then said, “Oh yeah? Well you’re a piece of…of SIDEWALK!” This made the other explode in tears¬—and I imagine later kept him from pursuing a degree in civil engineering.

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Will Tab Leave More Willingly than Trump?

Will Tab Leave More Willingly than Trump?

To keep you momentarily distracted from yesterday’s many elections—and from the fear that if Trump loses and deigns to make a concession speech it’ll include his revealing the nuclear codes—I thought I’d discuss an issue of monumental importance if you happen to think soda is a monumentally important issue.

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