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Hillary Clinton Gets Nomination, Following Long Line of Boss Ladies Who Could Never Be Satisfied

By H. Alan ScottJuly 27, 2016
It took decades of public service, two presidential runs, and hundreds of online pantsuit galleries, but Hillary Clinton has done something no other woman has ever done: become the first female nominee for president of a major party. That’s huge. Or as Bernie would say, “Yuge!” Even with the ... More  →
Hillary Clinton Gets Nomination, Following Long Line of Boss Ladies Who Could Never Be Satisfied

This Is How We Fight Anti-LGBTQ+ Hatred

By H. Alan ScottJune 15, 2016
I’m gay. Together, those words are powerful. They’re even more powerful if you say them out loud. Because by saying them out loud to your family, friends, colleagues, strangers you meet, you standing up for the LGBTQ+ community, asserting that "I am here, and I count." Moments after ... More  →
This Is How We Fight Anti-LGBTQ+ Hatred

Are You a Bigger Conspiracy Theory Nut Than Trump?

By H. Alan ScottJune 13, 2016
We all love conspiracy theories. Was Avril Lavigne killed and then replaced by an actress imposter? Are Illuminati symbols hidden in our money? I kind of want to believe! Perhaps no one loves conspiracies more than the Republican nominee for president, Donald Trump. How does your ... More  →
Are You a Bigger Conspiracy Theory Nut Than Trump?

You're a Bernie Supporter... Now What?

By H. Alan ScottMay 24, 2016
Remember when the Bernie 2016 campaign criss-crossed the country blaring Nirvana-esque anthems like "The Very Rich Are Getting Richer (Wall Street Corruption)", "Healthcare Is a Right (Not a Privilege)" and The Man Who Sold Everything (... I'm Talking About Trump Here)," and getting the youth vote all geed up? If ... More  →
You're a Bernie Supporter... Now What?

Clinton, Sanders, Cruz, and Trump Jump Over the Moon: The New York Primary

By H. Alan ScottApril 15, 2016
It's gotta be close to midnight in the race to the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, with big delegate states New York and Pennsylvania up for grabs on Tuesday. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have each been racing to eat the most pizza in New York ... More  →
Clinton, Sanders, Cruz, and Trump Jump Over the Moon: The New York Primary

7 Ways to Survive a Trump Rally

By H. Alan ScottApril 4, 2016
Part of what I love most about being a writer/comedian is that I can stomach pretty much anything in the pursuit of material. Suffering is art, and all that, or at least, suffering is copy. So when the opportunity to attend a Donald Trump rally in ... More  →
7 Ways to Survive a Trump Rally

Can Bernie Win the Democratic Nomination?

By H. Alan ScottMarch 30, 2016
Good news for those who are #feelingthebern: Bernie Sanders smoked Hillary Clinton in Saturday’s primary, carrying Washington, Hawaii, and Alaska by more than 40 percent in each state. It was an impressive showing, as foretold by the little birdie that blessed Bernie heading into Saturday. YouTube/Oregonian Now ... More  →
Can Bernie Win the Democratic Nomination?

SparkNoting the Election: Reap What Ye Sow

By H. Alan ScottMarch 17, 2016
Well, that's pretty much it. America has just completing its 2016 reaping, and Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump look like being our official tributes, following a "Super Tuesday 3" in which both of them cleaned up, winning Ohio and Florida, and pretty much every other district, for their ... More  →
SparkNoting the Election: Reap What Ye Sow

SparkNoting the Election: Trump Tries to Sell You Some Steak Knives

By H. Alan ScottMarch 10, 2016
Just when it starts to feel like things are beginning to make sense in this primary, something happens and you're all, “Wait, is Donald Trump selling me meat?” More on that later. After a surprise victory for Bernie Sanders in Michigan and a continued plow-down ... More  →
SparkNoting the Election: Trump Tries to Sell You Some Steak Knives

SparkNoting Super Tuesday: We Must Have Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns

By H. Alan ScottMarch 2, 2016
Super Tuesday? More like Super Tues-uh oh, Donald Trump might actually do this. WHAT YOU HAVE DONE, AMERICA. On a day that usually decides the nominee, Super Tuesday certainly was A DAY for both sides. Let’s break it down. Plot Overview On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton went into Super ... More  →
SparkNoting Super Tuesday: We Must Have Bloody Noses and Crack'd Crowns
About the Author
H. Alan Scott

I'm a writer/comedian based in LA and NYC. My work has been featured on the Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, xoJane.com, MTV, Logo, Splitsider, The Advocate Magazine, Somecards.com, Sirius XM Radio, WitStream, and my Mom's refrigerator. Oprah said my name. In 2012 I got cancer. I tweeted/blogged about it with #Chemocation for various media outlets. Follow and support #Chemocation at chemocation.com.

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