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hank-quense's picture
Mar.13.2014
  According to a leaked report obtained exclusively by Faux News Network, the staff of New Jersey's Governor Christie plans to retaliate for all the bad press and investigations caused by closing lanes on the George Washington Bridge approach in September 2013.  Known as Bridgegate, the...
hank-quense's picture
Feb.09.2014
  New Jersey has been in the headlines recently because of scandals involving Governor Christie's staff.  We asked FNN crime reporter Guiseppe, “Joey the Nose” Linguine to investigate and determine if any other states are as bad as New Jersey is in terms of political corruption and...
will-durst's picture
Jan.20.2014
Avast me mateys. Off the starboard bow. Thar she blows. Looks like the Chris Christie juggernaut hit its first iceberg. And harpoons are flying in from multiple quarters. Back on the Jersey Shore, Hillary Clinton’s people and Rand Paul’s people are partying so loud and hard, Snooki and JWoww’s...
bob-mustin's picture
Jan.07.2014
Curiosity brought the missus and me to the ticket window this past weekend to see American Hustle, and I admit I went in with a bit of a chip on my shoulder. I'd seen the previews so many times I could recite them, and I'd grown wary of good actors shouting their lines, and satirizing the...
robert-earle's picture
Aug.12.2013
Francine Prose's novel, My New American Life, has one of the worst covers I have ever seen on a book by a serious American writer. It is a picture of a rosy-cheeked girl in a marching band uniform playing a drum. She has a big smile on her face and wears a hat with a leather brim and an eagle...
kevin-arnold's picture
Jul.19.2013
It must have taken courage and even fear of being called Sophomoric to write a novel called Joe College that includes an incidence of teenage pregnancy.  The novel appeals to people interested in how acceptance into the Ivy League changes the lieves of young people.  Danny, who has...
eva-lesko-natiello's picture
Jun.05.2013
  Seventeen years ago−the last time the Periodical Cicadas reared their creepy, red-eyed heads−I was living in New York City. I’ve existed, my entire life, unaware of this species of critter. All that has changed. Now I live in New Jersey, and when I heard that the cicadas “were coming,” I had...
holly-weiss's picture
Apr.08.2013
Look no further than Palisades Park by Alan Brennert for a magical place to spend happy hours of reading. Eddie and Adele Stopka, parents of Toni and Jack, sell vinegar-soaked French fries near the thunder of the Cyclone roller coaster. Toni is enthralled with the divers who do daredevil stunts in...
grace-mattioli's picture
Aug.29.2012
The quote above from J.R.R. Tolkien resonated so much with me because I felt that it really spoke of my own process for writing my novel. My novel began with a description of a single character that I subsequently incorporated into a short story, which I shared ...
hank-quense's picture
Aug.25.2011
    Stacy Conundrum,  the FNN political reporter, filed this report from the capital building in Trenton, NJ The independent Corruption Investigation Commission (CIC) has announced its findings after an exhaustive three-year investigation.  The Commission could not identify any...