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Having a group of thieves and con men as your extended family sounds kind of cool, but you’d better keep your hand on your wallet at the reunions.

The three Ucker kids have drifted apart since their fa
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I’ve been reading Uncle Stevie for about 35 years now, and there’s been plenty of peaks and valleys in my fandom. This time out he found a whole new way to disappoint me.

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It is one of the gold standards by which I measure any stories about professional criminals.
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When Parker’s in the middle of killing somebody you’d think he’d be too busy to take a phone call about a potential job, but a man’s gotta eat.

The score is a bunch of valuable paintings that a rich d-bag had stolen for himself and are now hidden away
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A weird mix of comedy and tragedy.
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Kurt Vonnegut
“And so it goes...”
Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!
I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!”
Charles M. Schulz, The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 5: 1959-1960

Robert Penn Warren
“Just tell 'em you're gonna soak the fat boys and forget the rest of the tax stuff...Willie, make 'em cry, make 'em laugh, make 'em mad, even mad at you. Stir them up and they'll love it and come back for more, but, for heaven's sakes, don't try to improve their minds.”
Robert Penn Warren, All the King's Men
tags: taxes

Dorothy Parker
“What fresh hell is this?”
Dorothy Parker, The Portable Dorothy Parker

Raymond Chandler
“From 30 feet away she looked like a lot of class. From 10 feet away she looked like something made up to be seen from 30 feet away.”
Raymond Chandler, The High Window

2014 Kemper Awards (Humor)
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2012 Kemper Awards (Humor)
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2011 Kemper Awards (Humor)
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