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Brenda Looper

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Assistant Voices Editor

Assistant Voices Editor

Recent Stories by Brenda Looper

Was that out loud?

posted: 09/24/2014 3:12 a.m. Comments 2

Some days here are harder/more hilarious than others, reminding me of the old writer's maxim, "I'm responsible only for what I write, not what you read."

In proper context

posted: 09/17/2014 3:17 a.m. Discuss

Sometimes it's funny when something is taken out of context. For example, I have this weird ability to walk by just when someone is saying something that's absolutely hilarious when you don't know what that person is talking about (and sometimes even when you do).

Wretched remarks

posted: 09/10/2014 3:28 a.m. Comments 7

Even if only for a moment, step away from the Internet. Really, just do it, please.

In search of truth

posted: 09/03/2014 3:30 a.m. Comments 58

One of the biggest complaints I get is, "You let (fill in the blank) say something that isn't true, but you wouldn't let me say something that is most definitely true!!!!!!!"

On the offensive

posted: 08/27/2014 2:08 a.m. Discuss

One of the things not well understood about my job is that of what I believe. There's a reason for that: As far as the Voices page goes, my beliefs don't matter.

Them's fightin' words: Curses foiled again

posted: 08/20/2014 3:36 a.m. Discuss

How do you write about words we can't really use in a family newspaper without using those words? Your guess is as good as mine, but here goes nothin'.

Broadly speaking

posted: 08/13/2014 3:35 a.m. Discuss

It’s been said that politics make strange bedfellows; I say political ads toss the mattress out the window. (You didn’t need to sleep, did you?)

Let's get ready to rumble: Live like a referee

posted: 08/06/2014 4:08 a.m. Comment 1

We have some of the most creative and funny letter-writers here, and they make this job a lot easier.

My myth takes

posted: 07/30/2014 3:56 a.m. Comment 1

There are times I'm pretty sure some people in the state think we're having an earthquake when, really, it's just me laughing so hard that even the ground shakes.

Attack of the air quotes: Miss misquoted

posted: 07/16/2014 3:08 a.m. Comments 7

While shopping recently, I was reminded of my work. Yes, I'm a sick puppy and I need help.

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