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The Skinny Malta a black market dino mecca? The inspiration has to come from somewhere
The Skinny | No 151 – The Dinosaurs Ate My Accounts!
The Skinny To be fair, I wouldn’t mind skiving work to visit Birmingham
The Skinny | No 150 – Bunburying in Birmingham
Self-cleaning Blue Lagoon? The Ġaħan-army might save us from climate change
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The Skinny | No 149 – The Self-Cleaning Blue Lagoon

The Skinny | No 149 – The Self-Cleaning Blue Lagoon

I laughed when the festa was blocked by the al fresco tables. Sue me
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The Skinny | No 148 – Summer fun in Malta & Gozo

The Skinny | No 148 – Summer fun in Malta & Gozo

Hare-brained platitudes blowing up in a politician’s face will never not be funny
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The Skinny | No 147 – The Capital’s Punishments

The Skinny | No 147 – The Capital’s Punishments

Defending tourists’ right-to-leisure at our expense may as well be etched into our constitution
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The Skinny | No 145 – Fried Brains Thriving

The Skinny | No 145 – Fried Brains Thriving

Fat boomers and their każin-grown enablers ruining the party yet again
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The Skinny | No 144 – Karma Comino

The Skinny | No 144 – Karma Comino

Hoping the AI revolution picks up speed so Gravina can just hire robots and spare us his whining
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The Skinny | No 143 – Resto Recruitment Blues 

The Skinny | No 143 – Resto Recruitment Blues 

Anything can be ġbejna if you let your imagination fly

The Skinny | No 142 – The One True Ġbejna

The Skinny | No 142 – The One True Ġbejna

Fat and loud is a virtue for many, though, surely?

The Skinny | No 141 – Home of the Loud, Land of the Fat

The Skinny | No 141 – Home of the Loud, Land of the...

Slow news week but inbreeding is one of our last cheap-shot taboos for a laugh

The Skinny | No 140 – Our (Deeply Inbred) Ancestors

The Skinny | No 140 – Our (Deeply Inbred) Ancestors

Give us an għannej and a bunch of hyperactive dudes around him, extolling booze and partying

The Skinny | No 138 – Emma Am What Emma Wanna Be

The Skinny | No 138 – Emma Am What Emma Wanna Be

They told me I could be anything, so I became a Nadur Youngster

The Skinny | No 138 – Ready Player 99

The Skinny | No 138 – Ready Player 99

How about turning that wage supplement into a simple ‘wage’ in perpetuity?

The Skinny | No 137 – Farewell to the Wage Supplement

The Skinny | No 137 – Farewell to the Wage Supplement

When can we start telling the EU to go back to its country?

The Skinny | No 136 – Passing the Buck to Hide the Bucks

The Skinny | No 136 – Passing the Buck to Hide the...

Where’s the corrective mechanism against the real threats warming the seats of the House?

No 135 – Attack of the Women Politicians!

No 135 – Attack of the Women Politicians!

Catholics digitally stoning Francis for exercising compassion will never not be hilarious

The Skinny | No 134 – Gow Bekk Tu Jor Kantry, Pope

The Skinny | No 134 – Gow Bekk Tu Jor Kantry,...

So we’re scrapping the Gozo tunnel plans for a bridge to Sicily or something?

The Skinny 133 • Getting Things Done All Around the World

The Skinny 133 • Getting Things Done All Around the...

The fact PN and PL rallies were apparently immune to COVID was an underappreciated breakthrough

The Skinny | No 132 – We’ve Won!

The Skinny | No 132 – We’ve Won!

Why wasn’t I told I could benefit from corruption?!! I’m complaining to my MP

The Skinny | No 131 – Hangin’ Out With the Good Thief

The Skinny | No 131 – Hangin’ Out With the Good...