Making Light in Dark Days

By Becky O'Malley
Friday August 03, 2012 - 07:47:00 AM

Well, it’s been a hard month, hasn’t it? In just a few weeks, we’ve lost three of the most satisfyingly snarky writers in the world, people who knew how to use clever, funny words to breathe some fresh air into the murky depths of the socio-political miasma. -more-


Odd Bodkins: Grace of God (Cartoon)

By Dan O'Neill
Saturday August 04, 2012 - 09:09:00 AM

Public Comment

Don't Reward Nicole Drake's Bad Behavior

By Patti Dacey
Tuesday August 07, 2012 - 09:37:00 PM

Would you hire a job seeker who had logged months of unexcused absences at her current position? Someone who, when confronted by her peers with her work record, protested that she was being picked on?

The job seeker in this case is Rent Board Commissioner Nicole Drake. She wants you to vote her into another four-year term on the Rent Board, even though: -more-

I Read the News Today, Oh Boy

by The Occasional Curmudgeon
Thursday August 02, 2012 - 04:35:00 PM

Hard on the heels of the gun carnage in Colorado, Tuesday, July 24th, was itself a pissy news day. -more-

August Pepper Spray Times

By Grace Underpressure
Saturday August 04, 2012 - 09:40:00 AM

Editor's Note: The latest issue of the Pepper Spray Times is now available.

You can view it absolutely free of charge by clicking here . You can print it out to give to your friends.

Grace Underpressure has been producing it for many years now, even before the Berkeley Daily Planet started distributing it, most of the time without being paid, and now we'd like you to show your appreciation by using the button below to send her money. -more-