I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: bad times are good for satire. As a citizen, I want things to improve but it’s been good for me as a blogger. My grand total for the year was 484 posts. P is for prolific.
I started off with 100 possibilities and cut that in half for a grand total of 50. Who the hell has a top 50 list? I do and for the second year in a row. Blame a certain Insult Comedian with a dead nutria atop his head.
Here’s the best of 2018 in chronological order:
January 11: Don Donaldo Wants To Wet His Beak
January 13: Saturday Odds & Sods: Eyes Of The World
January 29: Hush Money
January 30: Lost Cause Festers Do Mardi Gras
February 7: Eveybody Loves A Parade
February 14: Words Matter
February 21: Malaka Of The Week: Willard Mittbot Romney
February 28: The Oaf Keepers
March 1: White Girl, White Lies
March 3: Saturday Odds & Sods: Love For Sale
March 24: Saturday Odds & Sods: Caravan
April 4: The Fog Of Scandal
April 11: Speaker Disconnected
April 18: You Beto Your Life
April 25: The P-Word
April 28: Saturday Odds & Sods: Go Your Own Way
May 16: Tom Wolfe, R.I.P.
June 4: It’s Good To Be Kaiser
June 18: Hostages To Misfortune
July 5: Destroyer
July 23: To Hell With The Trump Base
August 6: GOP SOP
August 17: The Incredible Shrinking Party
August 22: 8 Is The Magic Number
August 29: The Spirit Of ’05
September 1: Saturday Odds & Sods: Too Late To Turn Back Now
September 10: Malaka Of The Week: Ben Zahn
September 13: Book Review: Fear By Bob Woodward
September 15: Saturday Odds & Sods: Play It All Night Long
October 3: Schooldays
October 13: Saturday Odds & Sods: Late In The Evening
October 15: Of Dictator Coddling
October 17: The Buzz Word Election
October 22: From Bone Spurs To Bone Saws
November 1: Willie McCovey R.I.P.
November 12: Profiles In Phony Courage
November 21: Trump’s Sordid Saudi Word Salad
November 23: Trump Fatigue
November 26: Mississippi Goddam
December 3: Poppy Bush
December 12: Staff Infection
December 19: The Fog Of Scandal: No Sympathy For The Devil
December 21: That’s Why I Call Him The Kaiser Of Chaos
Our more pedantic readers may have noticed that the final total was 53. Don’t you have anything better to do with your time? I would hope so.
The last word goes to the good old Grateful Dead. Why? Why the hell not?
Actually, New Year’s Eve is why. Here’s the countdown from 1978 to 1979: