Stories by Will Durst

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Posted on: Feb 4, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Stand back everybody, I think I'm going to blow. After the Super Bowl Super Patriotic bonanza, I've got myself a bad bad case of Star Spangled Ebola.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Durst's round up the weirdest, most amazing news that probably never happened.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Poor Kenneth Lay. Just this time last year he was riding higher than bacteria on a gnat inside the ear of a giraffe with a hyperactive pituitary.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Try as I might to swallow this force fed goofy anecdote, I end up suspecting something else much more untoward actually going down.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2001, Source: AlterNet

It's that weird time of the year where we estimate how much our friends and family care for us, translate that into a dollar amount and meet the challenge dead on by purchasing presents.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2001, Source: AlterNet

The stuff we need to know, they won't tell us. And the stuff we don't need to know, they won't stop telling us.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2001, Source: AlterNet

The challenge is terrorism. The answer is a 20% Patriots Sale(tm) on everything in the store! Not including video games or consoles.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2001, Source: AlterNet

Let me take this time to list a few of the many microscopic details that make ordinary day to day living worth it all for me.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2001, Source: AlterNet

As the economy tanks, its time to eliminate some of the fat. I suggest starting with coffee shops that market their own CDs, those *$#&!ing smiley faces and Bill Gates.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2001, Source: AlterNet

While Congress tells us to remain calm, they ditch the Capital en masse and then propose to nuke our mail. Meanwhile, Dan Rather contracts a severe case of anthrax envy....

Posted on: Oct 23, 2001, Source: AlterNet

"We're shooting off laser-guided smart bombs and ready to eat ethnically sensitive pre-packaged meals at the same time. Is this sending mixed messages?" and other great questions.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2001, Source: AlterNet

After 9-11, TV channels are adopting new logos. CBS: America on Alert. C-SPAN: Reality TV Since Before It Was Cool. BET: Ain't This Some Shit?

Posted on: Aug 20, 2001, Source: AlterNet

Before his 35 day vacation, Bush had spent one month at his ranch and 38 days at Camp David. So that means, since being on the job, he's actually been at work, what, about a week?

Posted on: Jul 30, 2001, Source: AlterNet

Smokers save society money by dying quickly. Other ways to "thin the herd" include giving out free bullets, making airbags illegal and requiring prescriptions for fresh fruit.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2001, Source: AlterNet

Now that China is hosting the 2008 Olympics, the nominations for mascot are rolling in. How about "Blim Blim: the Re-educated Panda" or "Buzzy: the Red Bullet of Righteousness?"

Posted on: Jul 9, 2001, Source: AlterNet

What do the 41st and 43rd presidents of the United States talk about when their golf cart leaves the journalists behind?

Posted on: Jul 2, 2001, Source: AlterNet

History: C -- Confused Ancient History with Modern History. Attidue: S -- Works well with others. Little Jimmy Jeffords excepted. $300 per person buyoff didn't hurt.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2001, Source: AlterNet

Globalization affect me because: 1. I can't pronounce my car. 2. I bought a cell phone with an international plan. 3. My third grader can make bail for me in six languages.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2001, Source: AlterNet

George W. Bush is on his way to Europe. Fortunately, the Republicans have prepared a book to brief him.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2001, Source: AlterNet

The best part of Celine Dion signing a five year deal to sing in Vegas is the rest of the world is now a 60 month Celine free zone. Wonder if we can arrange for John Tesh to receive the same deal.