Highlights From Yet Another Week Of Afflictor

Please send help. The people of Puerto Rico are starving.

Let them eat cake.

Mar-a-Lago has the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake.

It’s so delicious, Puerto Rico, but you don’t get any because you people want everything done for you.

I’m going straight to hell, aren’t I?

Why do they always send me the worst people?!?


Extreme violence drove Russian journalist Yulia Latynina from her homeland.

• Hugh Hefner’s agoraphobic, technological lifestyle proved prophetic.

• Doug Bock Clark penned an excellent exegesis of Kim Jong-nam’s airport murder.

• Old Print Article: Father Charles Coughlin, The “Radio Priest,” Has Plug Pulled. (1940)

• This week’s Afflictor keyphrase searches: Charlie Brooker, Masha Gessen, etc.