Al Shahab and their militant commitment to paper bags.

Al Shahab and their militant commitment to paper bags.

Ah, July. A month of s’mores, burqa bans, plastic bag bans, and nostalgia.

To kick things off, PD jetted to Swaziland in hopes of catching up with the Bling King. After some rubbing wrist-wear with Mswati III, we were all about the Benjamins in our Book Club deciding to read over Poor Richard’s Almanac.

As Goldfish were recalled, Big Government wanted to save us from Big Boardwalk, and Bobbi Brown readied their camo line.

Speaking of beauty lines, Urban Decay decided to celebrate the rise of Babiš, by making Czechs pay $3,023.85 for their Light Beam palette.

$3,384.31 for a double-ended mascara? Hard pass, UD.

$3,384.31 for a double-ended mascara? Hard pass, UD.

Egypt did some beach work in July, setting up tourist-only frolic points and closing one beach where 20 people have drown this summer alone. Egypt also joined India in their concern about the evils of social media.

A Bit More…

We looked into organ ownership this month, and discovered Vladimir Putin’s secret to having only good days.

Otherwise expiration dates were checked on our malaria tests, Ivanka dropped her label, and her father decided Air Force One was in desperate need of a paint job.

As far as the media is concerned, the following tweet by the Huffington Post best summarizes the stories of Summer 2018:

Coma kaza wha?

Coma kaza wha?

Are you ready for another month of this?