Trump dumps Melania, to wed Rona Covfefe

WASHINGTON (Irish Satire News) - President Donald J. Trump announced today that he was leaving his wife of 15 years, First Lady Melania Trump, and would be marrying for a fourth time, to Rona Covfefe, formerly of Wuhan, China. "Rona just makes my ratings soar," Trump, 73, said in announcing plans for an Easter wedding…Read more Trump dumps Melania, to wed Rona Covfefe

Iran’s banned director Rasoulof wins top prize at dark Berlinale

Torture of a woman at a Soviet-era physics institute and a young American woman's effort to secure an abortion against all odds were among the subjects of the winning films at a 70th Berlinale that more than lived up to advance word it would be dark. As a sombre final touch, Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof,…Read more Iran’s banned director Rasoulof wins top prize at dark Berlinale

King Vidor retrospective at Berlinale is a hit with film buffs

Marion Davies mugs for the camera, flirts with her sister's boyfriend and spouts old clunkers of American folk wisdom -- "Always remember -- nature gives us many of our features, but she lets us pick our own teeth" -- in the 1928 silent comedy "The Patsy". You can find it on YouTube, but in a…Read more King Vidor retrospective at Berlinale is a hit with film buffs

Clinton at Berlinale calls for Trump defeat, deflects on Weinstein donation

Former U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said in Berlin on Tuesday it is essential for Democrats to oust Donald Trump in November, but shied away from saying who she would favour to win. She also sidestepped a chance to apologise for taking campaign contributions from disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein in 2016, saying she was not…Read more Clinton at Berlinale calls for Trump defeat, deflects on Weinstein donation

Can America Live up to FDR’s Legacy?

  A visit to the Hudson River Valley homestead of Franklin Delano Roosevelt during the recent televised debates among contenders for the presidential nomination of Roosevelt's Democratic Party was a reminder of the nation's great debt to the 32nd president of the United States. FDR's family home, in Hyde Park, NY, just north of Poughkeepsie,…Read more Can America Live up to FDR’s Legacy?

Paul Simon, 51 years, 8 months and 22 days later…

There's nothing quite like seeing and hearing a singer you first heard half a century ago and finding out that, yes, he was pretty great then and maybe he's greater now. So it was for me attending, with my wife Patricia, Paul Simon's “Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour 2018” in Dublin at the RDS…Read more Paul Simon, 51 years, 8 months and 22 days later…