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Genius Idea: Fines For Tourist Harassers

Genius Idea: Fines For Tourist Harassers

Egypt has had no shortage of brilliance lately, and this week’s is no different.

Topless in Switzerland

Topless in Switzerland

We know that PD has a reputation of being somewhat depressing, but we can honestly say it’s going...

Move Over Unicorns, It’s All about the Balloons

Move Over Unicorns, It’s All about the Balloons

Jeffree Starr and Jerrod Blandino might not have realized the unicorn look actually traces itself...

Just Sayin’: Victoria Secret and Turkey Not Riding the Waves Well

Just Sayin’: Victoria Secret and Turkey Not Riding the Waves Well

A company almost having it worse than any Sharm el Sheikh resort these days, has to be Victoria’s...

Memory Lane Monday: National Park Pledge

Memory Lane Monday: National Park Pledge

Remember all of those family vacations from your childhood spent crammed into the back of the...

May’s Book: The New Totalitarians

The Brave New World.The history of a doomed State.Are you ready for a completely obscure (even for us) PD Book Club pick for May? Okay, we warned you.

April’s Book: The Aquariums of Pyongyang

Published in 2005.We promise to bring you a happier title for May.Our PD Book Club has covered the depravity of tyranny seen through the eyes of a child a few times already with First They Killed My Father and Escape From Camp 14, but with Rodong Sinmun recently writing about citizens of the DPRK needing to prepare to, “Chew the roots of plants,” we feel that it would be a disservice to our PDers to not recommend Kang Chol-Hwan’s autobiography, The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag.

March’s Book: The Tyranny of Silence

Twitter censureship ready.The Tyranny of Silence.Last month, our pick Fahrenheit 451 looked at a world without books.

This month, with Flemming Rose’s The Tyranny of Silence we look at world without free speech, and unfortunately, that world doesn’t seem all that different from today given the strangle hold of political correctness (now joined by Twitter) already fused to our throat.

February’s Book: Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury on his writing.When the Government tells you to strike the match, will you?With Russia back to burning books, our staff couldn’t find a better pick for February than Ray Bradbury’s classic, Fahrenheit 451.

Russia Burns Soros’ Books

He loves himself a foundation. Kindling with Soros. Daash and parts of Africa might still be into burning people, but in Russia the new trend is burning books---if they’re written by George Soros or one of his 10 billion foundations.

January’s Book: Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?

Your goal weight will be easy to hit in the death camps.Spoiler: She is.Since it is January, the month New-Year-New-Me promises where society tells you to drop 37 lbs and $3,700 on the latest anti-wrinkle serum, we wanted our PD Book Club pick to look at just how unwise that type of thinking can be.

Keeping that in mind, Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything? is the exact kick in the pants our staff found.

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