Browsing All posts tagged under »satire as news«

Maidenform and the Maiden

July 26, 2012


In a revolutionary discovery that is rewriting virtually everything we know about history except for the reason for the new TV reality show “Honey Boo Boo,” the University of Innsbruck said Wednesday that archeologists found four linen bras dating from the Middle Ages in an Austrian castle. It was not explained what archeologists were doing […]

Tom Cruise Has Nothing to Do With This

July 20, 2012


An astute friend, who we will call “Ana,” in homage to Speaker7’s series of brilliant takeoffs on the 50 Shades of Grey books, has alerted Life in the Boomer Lane to the imminent resolution of all of our problems. In case you have been fretting about climate change, being upside down on your mortgage, or running out […]

Global Shvitzing

July 10, 2012


(A certain amount of the following information came from The Huffington Post article titled, “Burning Up.”  All quotes from NOAA, and Ann Coulter are true.  All other quotes have been created by the blogger’s brain synapses, over which she has little control.) A new report finds that the past 12 months have been the warmest […]

Wife Swap: Things I Wish I Didn’t Know

May 22, 2012


Editor’s note: The act of blogging follows a consistent path. There is the coming up of ideas; the writing of ideas; the hiding under the table while one weeps; the drinking of coffee laced with rum; the self-loathing followed by self-congratulating and then more self-loathing; the watching of TV; the shaking of the fist at […]

Hillary Clinton: Face Off

May 10, 2012


Hillary  Clinton, in an event generating even more negative feedback than her 1993 national health care debacle, has appeared in public with minimal makeup, glasses, and au natural hair.  The shocking occurrence took place during an official event in Bangladesh, part of her current diplomatic tour throughout Asia. In an act that brazenly flaunted common […]