Pranksters: Making Mischief in the Modern World
Excerpted from Pranksters ... imagination can open the hood of the culture industry’s engine and watch the gears turn. One useful example is the Banana Hoax. In early 1967, a rumor circulated that one could get high by smoking banana peels—though ...
The limits of true patriot love
But if there is, I can't find it. It's overdone, every punchline so telegraphed you can barely grimace, let alone laugh -- banana-peel comedy that lacks the unvarnished ... and Second Canadian To Walk In Space. True, that's because any story, homegrown ...
Fact Check: Do e-cigarettes help people quit smoking?
He told ABC Radio on June 3, 2014, that the evidence doesn't support the idea that e-cigarettes help people stop smoking. "Some people will say, you know, and it may be true on the individual ... through to pina colada and banana split.
SMOKING HAS BECOME MY MORNING MEDITATION: How To Break Bad Habits When You're Stuck in a Slew of Them
Whatever bad habits you might be in the midsts of -- whether it's smoking ... and make sure it's very green, as that makes me feel like Miranda Kerr and less prone to making horrible decisions throughout my day. I toss in 1/2 a banana, a heaping tablespoon ...
America 2009: A Banana Republic
RUSH: The Obama administration is gonna issue new medical marijuana ... golf as often as he can? Keep a sharp eye on Venezuela. Judd Gregg says all of this spending and all of this debt is going to lead us to a banana republic. "You talk about systemic ...