All Further Articles for 2020-11-19

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Peak 2020: Rockefeller Center's Mangy Tree and Foundling Owl Are Doing Better, Thanks
In a massive metaphor overload for even these calamitous times, Rockfeller Center's iconic Christmas tree for 2020 landed looking like America feels - haggard, scruffy, raggedy-ass and "worthy of this year of interminable hell." It also came with a bonus: A tiny saw-whet owl ensconced in its branches. Both arrivals prompted fierce debate - feel-good story or parable of American greed? - but ended relatively benignly. After having some "work," the tree shone, and Rocky the owl flew free.
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Thursday, November 19, 2020
My Cousin Rudy Is Melting But He Can Still Smell Election Crimes With the Deranged Help Of His Elite Strike Force
Ooof. Well that was bonkers. In his latest train wreck of a news conference, Rudy Giuliani claimed that, in a "common scheme," Joe Biden rigged the election with "mass cheating" in a coordinated, nationwide conspiracy with city officials, along with George Soros and Hugo Chavez even though he's dead; he proved his charge by re-enacting a scene from "My Cousin Vinny" as hair dye poured down his sweaty face, insisting, "This is real! It's not made up!" Dear God, make it stop.
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