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Men in Charge Season 11, Episode 14: Why Tony and Kevin are Above the Law

Why are they above the Law? Because the Law sets a low Bar—look how many people pass it every year—and Tony and Kevin stride the world like a couple of tall people. Also, they make the rules, which therefore don’t apply to them. Likewise, in this episode, Emily Wellingtonford, Canadian Mine Owner and Usurer, returns for her 12th outing to dig up the floor of a public building to find her elusive true love, Archie Christianson. Next, Jared and Ivanka Trump have a commercial for their Bingo Night enterprise, and in “Hamster Sheet Cakes 2,” battling adolescents Cecily and Tiffany McFadden struggle for control over Cecily’s sheet cakes company. Then, in the 12th and final part of “Disgruntled Belgian Talk Radio,” we say goodbye to Didier Vendage and hello to Jamie the Engineer’s cult following. All the winners, we learn, are above the law!

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Kevin Decker, Professor of Philosophy, was left holding the bag when Tony Flinn recently retired from Eastern Washington University. That bag was full of cats. At first, he thought they were cute, but then they woke up and started mauling him. It turned out that the cats were mountain lion cubs, often referred to incorrectly as “cougars.” One had rabies. From his now-permanent hospital bed, Kevin writes for and co-produces “Men in Charge,” the title of which may or may not be ironic
Tony Flinn, known around the model railroad track in his basement as “Professor of English, Emeritus,” recently retired from Eastern Washington University to age in place, like an old car up on blocks in the barn, convenient for climbing behind the wheel and saying “Vroom! Vroom!” He and his co-host and co-producer, Kevin Decker, have been writing and performing in “Men in Charge” since probably 2014, or even earlier, depending on whether you’re using the Julian or Gregorian calendar.