The Vermont Cynic

Metrosexual group wants to join LGBT

Daltrey Burris

April 14, 2015

BURLINGTON, VT— In the last few days, an unlikely group had expressed its outrage toward the LGBTQA association, short for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer and ally. The group, which was formed to provide support and protection for atypical sexualities and identities, now has a myriad of...

Gary Derr, revealed

Daltrey Burris

April 8, 2015

“Eureka!” The words resounded harshly against the sterile, eggshell-colored walls of the laboratory. Gary Derr shoved various half-empty alembics to the side and scribbled feverishly into the scrap ledgers of his UVM brand, recycled, one-subject notebook. After years of research in the sub-basement...

Letter to the Editor: Real satire, racism and UVM

November 18, 2014

Dear Editor,Satire sheds the cold, bright light of humor onto societal ills by ridiculing those with power. In theory, it is constructive social criticism, yet satirists often lose sight of their original intent.Comedians like Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert and writers like Kerry Martin attempt to u...

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