It’s time to take a look back at 2016. It may be an exercise in egotism but it’s mine, all mine. Last year’s best of Adrastos was a top thirty list, this year we have a plus-one. Sounds like a dinner party, doesn’t it? It’s time to belly-up to the buffet…
2016 was a good year for satire, but a terrible year for the country. And I was a better pundit than prognosticator. So it goes.
Here’s this year’s crop of posts in chronological order:
January 7, 2016: The Fog Of History: The Wallace Factor.
January 16, 2016: Saturday Odds & Sods: Black Tie White Noise.
February 27, 2016: Saturday Odds & Sods: All The Things You Are.
March 28, 2016: The Fog Of Historical Pictures: Grace Coolidge’s Pet Raccoon.
March 28, 2016: Charles Foster Kane Meets Donald Trump.
March 31, 2016: Malaka Of The Week: John Milkovich (Not Malkovich)
April, 18, 2016: Oy, Such A Mentor
April 21, 2016: Malaka Of The Week: Jeff Weaver.
May 7, 2016: Saturday Odds & Sods: They All Laughed.
May 18, 2016: Speaking In Dudebromides.
June 3, 2016: Trump Violates The First Rule Of Litigation.
June 13, 2016: Still Comfortably Numb Revisited.
June 29, 2016: A Fatal Lack Of Cunning & Guile.
July 11, 2016: Jill Stein: Crunchy Granola Machiavelli.
July 29, 2016 DNC Wrap Up Finale: She Won’t Stay Throwed.
August 18, 2016: Heckuva Job, Advocate.
August 18, 2016: The Insult Comedian’s Not For Turning.
August 22, 2016: Every Flim-Flam Man Needs A Sucker.
September 8, 2016: Is Trump Really Running For Grand Nagus?
September 17, 2016: Saturday Odds & Sods: Birdland.
October 4, 2016: Instant Analysis: The Debate As Altman Film.
October 6, 2016: Absence Of Malice.
October 17, 2016: Moe’s Wife Blames Larry.
November 2, 2016: Out Of Control FBI Playing By The Clinton Rules.
November 10, 2016: Sitting Political Shiva.
November 11, 2016: Confessions Of A Keyboard Maquis.
November 16, 2016: Malaka Of The Week: New Orleans Baby Cakes.
November 17, 2016: The Most Dangerous Game.
December 1, 2016: Louisiana Politics: A Terrible Candidate For Terrible Times.
December 12, 2016: Hayes/Smith: Only Victims.
That’s it for 2016. It’s been a tough year but we’re still alive and kicking. I’ll give the last word to two guys we’re really going to miss: