Henry Reports to Zyklon (RR)

Henry Reports to Zyklon (RR)

“WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Apr. 16, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to a special report from that well-known intergalactic traveler, Zyklon the Exalted One. Zyklon is due for a flyby in another minute or two and has been gracious enough to let us listen in on Henry’s State […]

Onward Christian Soldiers (RR)

Onward Christian Soldiers (RR)

“EITHER WE SURVIVE…OR WE DON’T” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Mar. 28, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another respite for your constantly-attacked center of being: what makes you you. Hello, my name is Roving, as in Roving Reporter (RR), and we’re on our way to the farm of Mr. K, about 30 miles […]

The Provocation of Veteran Suicide (RR)

The Provocation of Veteran Suicide (RR)

“THERE’S THE ENEMY, RIGHT IN MY FACE” by OPOVV, ©2019 (Mar. 7, 2019) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the ‘Pulse of the Nation,’ the informative show that addresses your need to know. Hello, my name is Roving and I’ll be your host while we make another visit to Professor Zorkophsky’s cozy office, […]

Where Were You on 9/11?

Where Were You on 9/11?

AND WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED? by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 11, 2018) — I recall that on the morning of September 11, 2001, I had a medical appointment, and it was there that I learned from the practitioner that “Our country is under attack right now.” I had not spent time on the Internet or watched […]

“Hey, Boats”

“Hey, Boats”

“THE NAVY KNOWS BEST” by OPOVV, ©2018 (Sep. 1, 2018) — “Hey, Boats, what’s the skinny?” asked Marvin, a 20-year-old from the Midwest who wouldn’t know an Admiral’s barge from a pirogue. “Not much, except to stay on your toes,” came the reply of someone who had it up to here babysitting a bunch of Boots. […]

A Declaration of WAR! (RR)

A Declaration of WAR! (RR)

“I HAVE SPOKEN” by OPOVV , ©2017. (Dec. 15, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ Lately our downtown office has been overwhelmed by snail-mail; e-mails; texts; and by people showing up in person to vent about our corrupt government. The day that Congress allowed Lois Lerner to nonchalantly walk out […]

The Price We Pay (RR)

The Price We Pay (RR)

WHAT CAUSED THE “DAY OF REMEMBRANCE?” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Sep. 11, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation,’ the ever-exciting news show that reminds one of when Art Linkletter interviewed little kids: every answer was a total surprise. What we do is hang out under the awning on the corner […]

How to Exit the Human Race (RR)

How to Exit the Human Race (RR)

HAVE WE BROUGHT ABOUT OUR OWN DEMISE? by OPOVV , ©2017 (Sep. 7, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another exciting episode of ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ Hello, my name is Roving and I’ll be your host interviewing our neighbors to see what frustrates them these days. We’re back on our […]

Let’s Try and Make Sense, for Once (RR)

Let’s Try and Make Sense, for Once (RR)

“WHAT’S WRONG WITH OUR POLITICIANS?” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Mar. 23, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ I’m Mr. Roving Reporter who will be your host. And now for our first interview. And you are?” “Slow down, Roving; stop and smell the roses. It’s a beautiful spring day […]

Hey, Bernie, 13% Doesn’t Cut It (RR)

Hey, Bernie, 13% Doesn’t Cut It (RR)

“JUST ANOTHER TWO-BIT POLITICIAN” by OPOVV, ©2017 (Mar. 16, 2017) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the show. You’re watching ‘Pulse of the Nation’ and I’m Roving Reporter, your host. What do you think we rename this episode? We have two to choose from: ‘So We Want to be just like Venezuela’? […]

First Day Orientation at State

First Day Orientation at State

“TELL IT JUST AS YOU SEE IT” by de facto president,  the Administration was 100% pro-Muslim, and if any of you ever visited the White House, you know what I’m talking about. “Nowadays, since Trump’s ascension, we can speak freely and truthfully, and the first instance is to define our words that mirror the truth. […]

Campfire Conversation

Campfire Conversation

“IF YOU WANT TO KEEP YOUR NECK…” by Chief New Leaf, ©2016 (Oct. 16, 2016) — “Welcome to my campfire. You’re more than welcome to roast some marshmallows and have some hot chocolate; help yourself. My friend’s kid is from the tent on the right — just as you pull in — and she asked me […]

The Rectitudinous Process Kaput (RR)

The Rectitudinous Process Kaput (RR)

“ALL ABOUT THE CONSTITUTION” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Sep. 9, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ I’m Chief New Leaf, and I will be your host for this evening’s program. What we do is stop people while walking past us on this sidewalk under the awning across from the […]

Conversation at the Outpost

Conversation at the Outpost

WHAT ARE THEY FIGHTING FOR? by OPOVV, ©2016 (Jun. 10, 2016) — “I’ve got an idea. What do you say we give a name to this place?” “Like what do you suggest?” “Well, maybe ‘Lookout Post Worthless;’ maybe ‘Very Worthless.’ I like it.” “Already been taken.” “That describes 99% of them. There’s nothing here that would […]

The Dissimulation of Misinformation (RR)

The Dissimulation of Misinformation (RR)

“THE NEWS OF TODAY” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Jun. 3, 2016) — “How. Chief New Leaf filling in for Roving Reporter — who is on assignment looking at beautiful women in Southern California — for tonight’s episode of ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ “And that was the lead-in for our first question for our first guest. How, sir. Care […]

Land of the Same Page

Land of the Same Page

FOLLOWING THE “RULES” OR FOLLOWING “ORDERS” by OPOVV, ©2016 (May 30, 2016y) — ACT I Curtain rises to the music of the theme “Victory at Sea” by Richard Rodgers. The stage is set as a Navy supply shed with a couple of lifeboats on jacks in various stages of disrepair. There’s a road sign on […]

No Borders, Understand? (RR)

No Borders, Understand? (RR)

“THEY HAVE NO MEANING FOR US” by OPOVV, ©2016 (May 15, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to ‘Pulse of the Nation.’ We like to think we’re on the cutting edge of the news in America by asking the regular folks, people just like you, what’s on their minds. We’re here on a […]

No Comment (RR)

No Comment (RR)

“WE ARE UNITED IN THE VISION OF AMERICA” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Apr. 26, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, and do we ever have a treat for you all tonight! Standing with me is none other than Chief New Leaf, who we ran into as we were setting up shop here back on our […]

O Canada (RR)

O Canada (RR)

“IT DOESN’T MAKE ANY SENSE” by OPOVV, ©2016 (Jan. 27, 2016) — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. As you can see, we’re at the Smithsonian here in Washington, DC to interview tourists from other countries. See my sign? It reads ‘Want to interview foreigners.’” “Hey, how you doing? I’d like to be interviewed.” “Hey, how you […]

Doctor, Lawyer and Indian Chief

Doctor, Lawyer and Indian Chief

“STANDING ON REAL SAND” by OPOVV, ©2015 (Dec. 2, 2015) — ACT I The music of Nobuyuki Tsujii’s “Elegy for the Victims of the Tsunami of March 11, 2011 in Japan” is played as the curtain rises. On the stage is a lifeboat drifting on a calm sea with a moderate swell. There are three […]