Calendar – 1/16/20

THURSDAY 1.16 WORK ON THE FLORIDA TRAIL 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Every Thursday. Three miles north of Deaton Bridge Road. meetup.com/ftawesterngate YOGA WITHIN REACH 9-10 a.m. Free. Community Health Northwest Florida, 2315 W. Jackson St., Room A. healthcarewithinreach.org COMMUNITY PILATES 9 a.m. Ever’man Educational Center, 327 W. Garden St. everman.org SOUTHWEST BRANCH BOOKCLUB 10:30 a.m. Southwest […]

News of the Weird – 1/16/20

By the Editors of Andrew McMeel PEOPLE WITH ISSUES Police in Wichita Falls, Texas, say they responded to a report on Jan. 5 that Christopher Ragsdale choked and headbutted his unnamed girlfriend after she complained about his odorous gas. “She told Christopher that his fart smelled horrible and he got mad and grabbed her by […]

Free Will Astrology – 1/9/20

By Rob Brezsny Week of January 9 ARIES (March 21-April 19): When comedian John Cleese was 61, his mother died. She was 101. Cleese testifies, “Just towards the end, as she began to run out of energy, she did actually stop trying to tell me what to do most of the time.” I bet you’ll […]

Satire in an Age of Absurdity

By Jeremy Morrison The Capitol Steps never run out of material. But that was the political satire troupe’s concern way back when. “Our worst fear when we first started out was that politicians would get quietly competent and solve all the problems and we’d have no song material,” laughed founding member Elaina Newport. Turns out, […]

Calendar – 1/9/20

THURSDAY 1.9 WORK ON THE FLORIDA TRAIL 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Every Thursday. Three miles north of Deaton Bridge Road. meetup.com/ftawesterngate YOGA WITHIN REACH 9-10 a.m. Free. Community Health Northwest Florida, 2315 W. Jackson St., Room A. healthcarewithinreach.org COMMUNITY PILATES 9 a.m. Ever’man Educational Center, 327 W. Garden St. everman.org SOUTHWEST BRANCH BOOKCLUB 10:30 a.m. Southwest […]

News of the Weird – 1/9/20

By the Editors of Andrew McMeel TRUE LOVE Kelly McGraw, 37, of Portsmouth, England, and her husband, James, 40, have en- joyed playing pranks on each other throughout their 24-year marriage. But before Christmas, as James was plotting a way to get back at Kelly for a “dodgy” haircut she’d given him, he came up […]