Ask Mrs. Vera: Will Baby Kim’s Missile Land On Him?

Dear Mrs. Vera,

What do you think of the odds that Baby Kim will launch his missile but that it will land on him?

Regards, Novak Kardashian

Dear Novacaine Ashcan,

There’s a lot of chatter these days about North Korea’s technoknowledgetical advances, especially since Kim Jong Un got that 238th lovable limited edition Pluto I Am![Read more]

2011: A Blurry Year In Review

This is the time of year when those ‘Year In  Review’ articles appear. The thinking behind (some of) it is that in order to move forward, we should take a look back so that we may see what what we’ve survived and examine the lessons learned along the way. Here’s a small slice of what we recall in no particular order (hey, it’s still holiday season so we’re perfectly fine with being a wee bit foggy from all that, um, holiday cheer).… [Read more]

Kim Jong-il, Rest in Pea…actually, nevermind

I don’t know much about Kim Jong-il, except that his lil hair and glasses were hilarious…and that he seemed certifiably *off* (not quite there; not the sharpest knife in the cutlery set; not the brightest bulb in the box). The commentators called him “eccentric,” while we who have little allegiance to political correctness, called a spade a spade — dude was off.… [Read more]