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  • 2018: A Space Idiocy

    Looking back on a year that took us into the outer limits
      If we are really building a Space Force, can the current occupant of the White House lead the charge into the final frontier? We can think of plenty of other nitwits and ne’er-do-wells we’d like to send up to space with him, whether they were the LSD-gobbling airmen tasked with safeguarding our nuclear missiles or onetime Tucson City Councilman Rodney Glassman, who lost his bid for the Arizona Corporation Commission. Our year-in-review starts in 5…4…3…2…1…blast-off!
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  • A Box Full of Trouble  2

    An excerpt from Leo W. Banks’ new novel, Double Wide
      I got home at dusk and saw the shoe box on the steps of my Airstream. It wasn't there when I left. The hackles went up on my neck.
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  • A Book That Will Make You Believe in Murder Again

      Brash Books just published my first novel, Double Wide. I wrote the first version of it in the 1980s. What are we looking at here—more than three decades? Sounds about right.
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  • 2016: What a Bust!

      2016 is nearly over and you'll find plenty of lists of the so-called Top Stories of the Year. We, on the other hand, have spent the year reading the newspapers, browsing the online sites and watching the TV news to collect what can only be described as the Bottom Stories of the Year.
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  • Trumped!  7

    Trigger warning: This look back at 2015 is sure to be offensive to someone
      Once again, we've read the rags, watched the boob tube and surfed the wild world-wide web to gather some of the most ridiculous stories of the year.
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