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Weekend humor from Celia Rivenbark: Sad when New Yorkers talk southern more than we do

BY: - October 28, 2023

Because the Princess is a member of Gen Z (generally refers to those born between 1996 and 2012) I wasn’t the least surprised to read this headline on a recent “New York Post” story: “Gen Z is Killing the Southern Drawl Y’all.”  I’ve suspected this for quite a while. Ever since she was in high […]

A view from above the North Carolina Senate

Obscenity bill heads to the NC Senate amid concerns of how broadly it could be applied

BY: - May 1, 2023

The North Carolina Senate could vote as early as today on a controversial bill that would increase the penalty for disseminating obscenity while knowingly in the presence of a minor. The “Prevent Harm to Children Act” has raised concern among Democratic lawmakers and some advocates about the need for the change and how it might […]


Weekend humor from Celia Rivenbark: Just call me “your majesty” and we’ll get along fine

BY: - April 8, 2023

A recent CNN story revealed young women—and many older ones—hate being addressed as “ma’am.” All y’all say “Duh.” The timing of the story was odd since the network is still dealing with fallout from host Don Lemon’s boneheaded declaration that presidential hopeful Nikki Haley, 51, is “not in her prime.” Which is worse than 50 […]