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Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 05/11/2011

The Very Secret Diary of Osama bin Laden: Some excerpts

Some excerpts.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:34 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Osama bin Laden, diary, parody

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 01/07/2011

Top ten reasons you can't avoid reading this top ten list

10. The form is like quicksand. Top ten lists are the 21st century's only true contribution to literary form. Unlike all other types of literature invented in recent centuries -- modernist novel? spoken-word poem? -- the top-ten list format is...

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Categories:  Petri, Petri, Petri | Tags:  Cosmopolitan, awareness, lists, parody

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/19/2010

The Gettysburg Address -- by George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Sarah Palin

In honor of today's date, the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, here are the ways some topical modern figures might render the classic speech: George W. Bush A while ago, these father guys got together and, in the America,...

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Petri, Petri, Petri | Tags:  Abraham Lincoln, parody

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 10/28/2010

But Gawker, I, too, had a one-night stand with Christine O'Donnell

I, too, had a one-night stand with Christine O'Donnell. It's awkward that it had to come out this way. I'm amazed that Gawker didn't contact me and offer me the "modest amount" it says it paid the Anonymous Philadelphian (AP...

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:52 PM ET, 10/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Petri, Petri, Petri, Petri | Tags:  Christine O'Donnell, parody

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 09/14/2010

A Letter To My Daughters: The unauthorized preview edition of the Obama children's book

Dear Malia and Sasha, Hello. It's Barack Obama, your father, and your president. Remember that other book I wrote, Dreams from My Father? This book is Dreams From Your Father. Like Martin Luther King, I have lots of dreams,...

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:02 PM ET, 09/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Barack Obama | Tags:  parody