We are delighted today to welcome a true legend into our midst. Renowned for his expertise in litigation, political science, fantasy baseball and dinosaurs, Jean Duglás is also an accomplished author, Southern gentleman, dead-eye jumpshooter and feted uncle. Enjoy…
By: Jean Duglás
Scut Farkus. He’s evil incarnate in coon-skin maraudering somewhere in the Rust Belt. He’s making you kiss frozen metal objects. He’s grabbed your wrist and applied enough torque to your Glenohumeral joint to make you yell for that creepy guy married to your mom’s sister. He was the bane of Ralphie’s existence.
But Farkus is much, much more.
As an avid Second Amendment enthusiast, A Christmas Story is one of my favorite movies. Aside from the important message about the importance of further arming America’s youth, Farkus, and more importantly Ralphie’s ultimate response to Farkus, epitomizes the gusto with which I hope every EFFER* [that's what you call TMF readers, right?] attacks life. Continue reading