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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh man manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, I’ve heard it’s never too early to fire up a presidential campaign, so with 2020 in sight I figure,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, as right-wing cracker-jackanape jackboots goose-step inside 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue a,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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The Green Bay Packers are poised to return the Lombardi Trophy to Titletown. Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh man manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, I hear that the orange circus peanut we call president of the United States passed,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? Listen, as the poet from out of St. Louis, Eliot what’s-his-name, once said, “April is the cruellest month." Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So the springtime is here to stay, I hear. We’ll see about that. I’ll tell you, mine own two personal signs that spring is truly h,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? You know, what with these despotic days we’re having in the Land of the Free, sometimes a guy or,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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The Milwaukee Brewers rebuild could be on the fast track toward contending for the playoffs. Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, first, a message to our young men struck with the March Madness out there on the hardwood in the Apple this weekend: “GO BADGERS," you betcha. Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a?   So listen, as a guy of Polish plus who-knows-what-the-fock heritage, you won’t ca,Art for Art's Sake Read more

Art for Art's Sake

I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz, another official Presidents Day has come and gone and if you’re like me, it’s all downhill from here. To me and the guys, Presidents Da,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, I got one hot tip for you’s who may be still steamed by having to cool your heels in long lines whenever you go to vote o,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, the other night I dreamt that I was me in an alternate universe, or maybe it was alter,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, last night as I fell asleep whilst waiting for the knock at the door that would begin my deportation proce,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? And so once again, I am forced to say this, what the fock: Yes, I hear America’s Dairyland desp,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? Listen, first thing here is a “thank you” to reader Yvonne for her very nice note, and abso-f,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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Art Kumbalek shares his wisdom on Art for Art's Sake. Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, this old year 2016 is practically expired and I’m thinking the less said about it the better. Try as I might, I can’t t,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So yeah, I’ve been a tad light on the receiving end of Christmas cards this year, what the fock. The other day, the,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh man manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, a hearty “thank you” I’m sending to my faithful reader Ingrid Mae for the fab,Art for Art's Sake Read more

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It’s that time of year again that finds me pounding the pavement trying to get one of these commencement speaker gigs, what the fock. Read more

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What with the high heat and stupidity hovering just past the springtime horizon, it’s all I can do to get up over by the Uptowner tavern/charm school, where I can take a good gander at my options and enjoy a nice cocktail. Read more

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Hey, what with Mother’s Day ’round the corner, I’m reminded it’s time for my sort of annual Art Kumbalek Donor-dough/Greenback/Pin Money/Cookie Jar/Piggy Bank/Petty Cash/C Note/G Note/Stick ’em Up/Raid the Kid’s College Fund/Back Up the Truck... Read more

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What we got up ahead is nothing but heat, noise, bugs, heat, a couple, three metric tons of seagull crap delivered downward indiscriminately daily, and more heat. Read more

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As a longtime Catholic of the lapsed order I have yet to decide what I ought to give up and forego for the Lenten season—until right now. Read more

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So here we go again in that I hope you had a safe and uneventful St. focking Patty’s Day-long bender. Read more

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Listen, I heard the job rate is on the upswing of late, but for the young people, and me, not so much; so I think it best we commence with a little show business story I recall again from some years back at the old Jazz Oasis. Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? Read more

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So listen, I’m all confused whether March this year is supposed to come in like a lion or a goddamn lamb, what the fock. Read more

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To whom it may concern, I was reminded the Valentine’s Day is just around the corner when I was in the tavern last night honing the final shellac to this essay. Read more

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s your loin-girded anointed local knucklehead essayist, I would be a derelict from my duties if I did not deliver my annual address about what a good focking job I’ve been doing. Read more

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So listen, about these naming rights for the Brewers’ Miller Park going to some kind of insurance outfit, I’m calling a “what the fock” on that play. Read more

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No sooner returned am I from my one-eye cataract-extract ordeal (one down, one to go) than I see everybody and his/her brother/sister declare to run for president on the Democratic side of the fence. Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So yeah yeah, there was no regular Shepherd issue last week and if you enjoyed my absence, you’re in luck ’cause come next issue I’ll be on a week’s medical leave on account of having ... Read more

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I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? Read more

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This week I choose not to belabor the craft of a finely honed essay, ’cause I beseech you, who the hell’s going to read it what with the holidays, with or without Jesus, upon us? Read more

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