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Archives: Oct 2016

If you don’t vote for Dukakis, you’re helping a psychopath become president

Hey dummy, there’s a presidential election in a few weeks and though you’re probably too stupid to realize this, it’s a pretty big deal. Humanity’s entire existence is at stake. It’s more important than ever that everyone in America heads to the polls Nov. 8 and votes for one of these two festering piles of human garbage.

I have a registration form right here. May I continue making you feel uncomfortable until you reluctantly register to vote? Great! Thank you!

I’m not going to lie to you. The two main candidates are balls deep awful AF right now. They have zero fleeks. Both of them would have you killed if it moved the line at the Arby’s drive-thru one second faster. But they’re the only two candidates who aren’t fascists or people who listen to NPR on purpose, so we have no other choice.

It’s really important that you vote, but it’s more important that you vote for the steaming heap of dog feces whose general malaise aligns with my own slanted views. Third party candidates have no chance of winning. None! Granted, this is mainly because people like myself keeping guilting others into voting based on logistics instead of who they actually like, but it’s okay because I’m literally saving this country. You should be thanking me for pressuring you into voting for complete assholes who only make our lives worse!

Study: Your pet hates you, cares only about food

A groundbreaking new study by researchers in Poland has found that your dog despises you and desperately wants to escape the miniature Guantanamo prison that is your home. The study also found that if you died suddenly, your dog would not only eat you, but would greatly enjoy themselves and have no remorse whatsoever.

According to researchers, your dog knows he’s your slave and prisoner, and actively feels really bummed out about it. This is why your dog sometimes rubs his butt against your mouth while you’re asleep. Your dog also thinks your cologne/perfume is “a bit desperate” and your haircut is “a hot mess that cannot be fixed.” Your dog feels sorry for you and treats you with kindness because the choices you make in your life lead your dog to believe that you have some form of mental illness.

Americans sit quietly in rocking chair on porch, staring blankly into nation’s abyss

The wind blows softly through Janine Garvey’s coffee-colored hair, causing a few curly strands to stray across her face. It’s a beautiful morning in Ohio, full of blue skies and sunny weather, but Garvey seems unmoved. She merely stares vacantly into the distance, the wind slowly rocking her chair back and forth.

“I don’t know what those bastards did or said in that presidential debate, but she’s been sitting like that ever since,” said Elizabeth Garvey, pointing to her 20-year-old daughter rocking back and forth ever so gently on the porch. “I even made her some of my famous pepperoni Hot Pockets, but she won’t touch them. She just wants to sit in that damn chair staring into the horrible abyss that was once our democracy.”

Scott Choe, a freshman at the University of Minnesota, was also mentally broken by the recent debate, locking himself in his dorm room for nearly 72 hours afterward, curled into the fetal position and muttering Bernie Sanders slogans to himself over and over again.

“I thought he was jacking it,” said roommate David Thompkins. “It seemed like a pretty epic jack. Turns out he’s just really depressed. After waiting 18 years to vote, he’s only allowed to choose between the two worst human beings who ever lived. It’s like being promised a fancy dinner and then someone takes you to Hardee’s. Here man, choose between this shit sandwich or this western BBQ shit sandwich. Guaranteed diarrhea.”

Halloween party tips from Martha Stewart

Halloween is right around the corner, and the Duluth Reader is excited to welcome guest columnist Martha Stewart! Today she’ll be sharing tips for decorating our homes and ourselves for Halloween!

– To make your life more enjoyable this Halloween, try replacing your decorations with a bottle of bourbon, and your costume with another bottle of bourbon. If you have kids, don’t replace them with bourbon. They can get you candy.

– Make sure you put some time and effort into your decorating. You wouldn’t want to anger Satan, now would you? Answer me, goddamn it! Sorry, I’m not sure what came over me. Let’s forget this happened.

– Never use Halloween as an excuse for misogyny. That’s what Hitler did, and look at him now. He’s dead!

– Vampires are no longer sexy. Scrooge McDuck from Duck Tales is the sexiest costume now. Why? Because it’s printed in a newspaper column. We wouldn’t print something that isn’t true. Just go do it.