Geoffrey Delicatecharacter

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    December 29, 2011
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    July 27, 2011

    Instructions on How to Hug a Fellow Man

    While our literary hero, Geoffrey Delicatecharacter, is still on the mend (see Season 2, Episode 12, The Abraham Lincoln Joke Book), his flannel-wearing, Bud-drinking twin brother Norman fills in again this week, treating us to an excerpt from A Sensitive Liberal's Guide to Life by The Uptight Seat ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011

    Man in Mask Tells a Very Long Abe Lincoln Joke

    Daily RFT's Purple Prose has been on hiatus for a few weeks, but today it's back with a special guest, Norman Delicatecharacter, the twin brother of host Geoffrey Delicatecharacter. Today Norman reads from The Abraham Lincoln Joke Book. Enjoy. Or persevere. Whichever.

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    May 4, 2011

    A Reading From the "Dick Cheney Survival Bible"

    In today's Purple Prose host Geoffrey Delicatecharacter reads from Duck: The Dick Cheney Survival Bible. In this scene, the former vice president of the United States has just discovered a genie's bottle. If you're a Democrat, beware what Cheney wishes for!

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    April 20, 2011

    What To Do When a Co-Worker Catches You Masturbating

    In today's installment of Purple Prose, Geoffrey Delicatecharacter reads from WTF? Work, a guide to surviving 101 of "the office's worst F*#!-ing situations." Our question after watching this: Why do the authors automatically assume that the masturbator is a man?

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    April 13, 2011

    Butchered Spanish (and Subtitles) Reveal a World of Knowledge

    Today's Purple Prose comes from El Paradigma, O Cuento, de la Evolucion by Julio Rodriguez. But it's not so much the reading of today's book that matters. It's what we learn in the subtitles about host Geoffrey Delicatecharacter. Who knew that he was such an adventurer and romantic?

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    April 7, 2011

    Still Hood: Novel Introduces Readers to a University of Higher Yearning

    Today's Purple Prose come from the 2007 tome, Still Hood, by K'wan Foye. In the following scene Geoffrey Delicatecharacter reads a passage about the "good time girls" Roxy and Sugar.   Umm, where did Roxy go to school again?

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    March 30, 2011

    Purple Prose: What The Eff is Ernest Hemingway Writing About?

    Today's Purple Prose comes from a reading of Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms. Many literary scholars saw the book as the first of Hemingway's many classics. Geoffrey Delicatecharacter is not one of them.

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    March 16, 2011

    And the Winner of Our Redneck Mad Lib...

    ​goes to Bill!Bill bested seven other entries in yesterday's "Mad Lib" contest asking readers to fill in the expletives left out of a Belleville News-Democrat story about a drunk arrested for cussing at police last weekend. We had a lot of good entries, including honorable mention to "Dave" whose ... More >>

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    March 15, 2011

    Mad Libs Competition: What Did Caseyville Redneck Say to Cops?

    ​A story in today's Belleville News-Democrat with the headline "Police: Man cusses out Caseyville cops, kicks out patrol car window" grabbed our attention in a jiffy here at Daily RFT. The story tells of a wild night Saturday at Jack's Place Bar & Grill in Caseyville that ended in a fight in ... More >>

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    March 2, 2011

    Latest Rage in Home Entertaining: Awkward Parties

    In today's episode of Purple Prose, host Geoffrey Delicatecharacter learns how to throw an "Awkward Party," as explained by authors Connor Pritchard and Dominic Russo in their 2010 book, The Party Bible.  

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    February 16, 2011

    Butter My Butt and Call Me a Biscuit: A Reading From Book On Hillbilly Culture

    Today's installment of Purple Prose comes from a book on the purported sayings and anecdotes of rural America. Though, as you'll soon see, our man Geoffrey Delicatecharacter doubts the validity of some of these tales.BTW: Shouldn't Geoffrey have called "mulesh#%" on this story instead of "bullsh#%"? ... More >>

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    January 24, 2011

    RFT Reviews of Kevin Kline Nominees​The nomination are out for the 6th annual Kevin Kline Awards honoring the best in St. Louis theater production. Click on the links below to read Riverfront Times' reviews of the nominees. Winners will be announced March 28 at an awards ceremony at the Loretto Hilton. P.S. We w ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010

    Purple Prose: Cook to Bang

    This week Geoffrey Delicatecharacter reads once more from the book Cook to Bang.

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    August 18, 2010

    How to Urinate in the Car: A Reading From "Man Skills"

    This week Geoffrey Delicatecharacter reads once more from the book The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Man Skills. Related Content: How to Fart on a Date