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The Skinny Could this whole affair have revealed Yorgen Fenech’s warm mushy heart by accident?
The Skinny In terms that kids can understand: it’s about cheese-hipsterdom
The Skinny | No 75 – No ġbejna, no cry
Yet another self-hating bigot exploiting the right to self-expression
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The Skinny • No. 73 – In Jerusalem, Apparently

The Skinny • No. 73 – In Jerusalem, Apparently

Applying cancel culture across the clergy would do wonders to nip abusers in the bud
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The Skinny | No. 72 – Paedophile Priests

The Skinny | No. 72 – Paedophile Priests

Ħa Qalanqas... Ian Borg is moonlighting as experimental poet
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The Skinny | No. 70 – Ian Borg Expands the Maltese Lexicon

The Skinny | No. 70 – Ian Borg Expands the Maltese...

Make Doris & Joel’s ‘one minute platter’ a one-ingredient Babybel-fest!
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The Skinny • No. 69 – Doris Makes Our Day

The Skinny • No. 69 – Doris Makes Our Day

Vision of the future: Vaccine. Remote work. Maskless and drunk after pub crawl. Repeat
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The Skinny • No. 68 – Death to 2020

The Skinny • No. 68 – Death to 2020

We got an actual vaccine trailer. Pity Michael Bay was in Malta only so many years ago
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The Skinny | No. 67 – Vaccine: The Trailer

The Skinny | No. 67 – Vaccine: The Trailer

More Marxist brown asses, less ‘prosit ministru’s? Precisely

The Skinny • No. 66 – Mark Camilleri’s Brown Marxist Bottom

The Skinny • No. 66 – Mark Camilleri’s...

Just say you’re ‘Mintoffian’ when starting any negotiation or argument

The Skinny | No. 65 – The Zookeeper’s Lament

The Skinny | No. 65 – The Zookeeper’s Lament

So much absurdity-protein, it is hard to make a case for defamation on a cheap shot

The Skinny • No. 64 – Allo, Allo: No Libel Suit For You

The Skinny • No. 64 – Allo, Allo: No Libel...

We can still keep the roly-poly, right?

The Skinny • No. 63 –  Farewell, Silvio Parnis

The Skinny • No. 63 –  Farewell, Silvio...

It’s interesting how Malta’s bodybuilder PM is actually quite a queen at heart

The Skinny | No. 62 – The Great Robert-Roberta Impasse

The Skinny | No. 62 – The Great Robert-Roberta Impasse

If the Baby Jesus is not appeased during this shameless spend-fest, His wrath will be catastrophic

No. 61 –  Christmas Cheer at the Capital: Pandemic Edition

No. 61 –  Christmas Cheer at the Capital:...

‘We’ll give them Tigné in Naxxar if we can have Paceville in Madliena too. Deal?’

The Skinny | No. 60 • Bringing Tigné to Naxxar

The Skinny | No. 60 • Bringing Tigné to...

If any institution can inspire the Maltese nation to do good, it’s Serkin. In a divided nation, the pastizz unites all

The Skinny | No. 59 • Covid Shuts Down Serkin

The Skinny | No. 59 • Covid Shuts Down Serkin

EU passports ruckus: add dash of North vs South snobbery, and you’re golden

The Skinny | No. 58 – Golden Passports Get Malta Wrist-Slapped by EU

The Skinny | No. 58 – Golden Passports Get Malta...

A response redolent of typical Muscat bluster and confidence won’t wash anymore

The Skinny | No. 57 – Joseph Muscat Helps A Buddy Out

The Skinny | No. 57 – Joseph Muscat Helps A Buddy Out

Hunters getting zero pushback from government? Shocking and unexpected, isn’t it...

The Skinny | No. 56 – The Hunter-Ranger Elite of Miżieb and L-Aħrax

The Skinny | No. 56 – The Hunter-Ranger Elite of...

Herrera should have traded the Maltese shark tooth for one of Queen Victoria’s molars

The Skinny | No. 55 • Jose Herrera’s Misadventures in Historical Dental Recovery

The Skinny | No. 55 • Jose Herrera’s...