Student body president at University of Florida is facing impeachment proceedings over payments to Donald Trump Jr

Because fiction, satire, and reality are all one big intertwined clusterfuck these days, the New York Times has reported the following:

Student representatives at the University of Florida introduced a bill on Tuesday to impeach Michael Murphy, the student body president, accusing him of improperly using student fees to pay one of President Trump’s sons to speak on campus.

It all began when Mr. Murphy, a senior, invited Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle, a former Fox News host and adviser to the president’s campaign, to speak on campus and paid them $50,000 with university funds. Some students say the payment was a violation of the Student Senate code — and possibly the law.

So the president (of the student body at a college) is facing impeachment because he took money from other people against their will to enrich the Trump family. What do you a call an SEO wet dream when it's actually a nightmare?

This is a pretty major upgrade in the ongoing right-wing crusade to de-legitimize higher education across the country. But I do have to admit: stealing $50,000 from your fellow students and using it to get yourself in good graces with the Trumps is exactly the kind of slimey move a Trump would pull. So in that case, good on you, Mr. Murphy, for really putting in the work to achieve your lifelong dreams of corrupt scumbaghood. I salute you with this one finger.

He Invited Donald Trump Jr. to Campus. Now He’s Facing Impeachment [Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs and Hannah Phillips / The New York times]

Image by Max Goldberg/Flickr

  Read the rest

In LA this Sunday, you can help stop Mad Clown Disease!

Sunday night the fantastic comedians of 2 Headed Dog present what may be their magnum opus: CLOWNTOWN CITY LIMITS!

I wish I was in LA, I hate to miss this show!

This Sunday, join Big Bugs (the Happiest Clown Alive), Corky (the unemployed rodeo clown), and Adolph (their Swedish butler) for a very special benefit performance of Clowntown CIty Limits to help fight MCD.

One in ten clowns is afflicted with Mad Clown Disease. With your help, there is a cure. All proceeds to benefit Find A Cure for MCD.

Special post-show VIP autograph and picture signing with Bugs, Corky, and Adolph.

Anyone in Clown outfit (and not afflicted with MCD) gets $2 off price of admission.

Steve Allen Theater

4773 Hollywood Blvd

LA, CA 90027

Sunday November 6th



Trepany House consistently hosts the best performers and shows in Los Angeles. Read the rest