Article

D.A.’s OFFICE IDENTIFIES FENN STREET MURDER VICTIM … INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING … THE PLANET: YOU CAN BOOK IT … plus … PICKLE BALL

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY ADD 1, 6-13 — The victim in the June 11 suspected homicide was Ryan P. Babcock (6/22/1985) of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the Berkshire County District Attorney’s office announced. At approximately 4:30 pm, Pittsfield Police responded to the 500 block of Fenn Street for a report of a male party […]

Read More
Article

A PANTLOAD? … LANGUAGE ON THE LINE … STONG-MAN RULE … LIBERAL DEMS GET IT RIGHT … YOU TOTING GARBAGE? … BITCHFIELD, HOME OF THE ANTICHRIST

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION JUNE 7-9, 2024) — So many stories, so little time. —Accident in the Pants?: Everyone must watch this video from June 6 in Normandy, France for D-Day ceremonies. It shows French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife standing on the review […]

Read More
Article

BIDEN AND DEMS, MAYPO AND VOLTRON: IDIOTS IN CHARGE, CITIZENS IN DISTRESS

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY JUNE 5, 2024) — Recently, the Boston Herald ran a piece about the arrest of four illegal aliens, Guatemalans, busted and charged with ripping off various Home Depot stores along the eastern seaboard. Authorities said in this latest arrest, the illegals stole goods […]

Read More
Article

‘CONVICTED’ WITHOUT A CRIME: TRUMP TAKES A LICKING AND KEEPS ON TICKING

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY JUNE 3, 2024) — THE PLANET invites you to join us on rumination concerning the recent “guilty” verdict in the sham trial of ex-President and leading presidential candidate Donald Trump. He lost the battle but he’s winning the war. A cross-section of polling with third-party […]

Read More
Article

MAYOR CAVES IN ON ‘FREE CASH’ POT GIVEAWAY

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION MAY 31-JUNE 2, 2024) — “The road to Acapulco is very hard indeed, and it don’t get no easier if you haven’t any weed” — New Riders of the Purple Sage. Yeah, but the road to Bitchfield makes Acapulco look like […]

Read More
Article

OBESE SCHOOL BUDGET REFLECTS WELL THE POUNDAGE

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY MAY 30, 2024) — Who started the rumor we shall never know. “The ink pad is dry!” The panicked call echoed within city hall. It send shockwaves throughout the building until council president Voltron the Porkchop, looking for a secret place to wank-off […]

Read More
Article

IN MEMORIAM: FOR THOSE WHO DIDN’T RETURN

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY MAY 27, 2024) — THE PLANET doesn’t have much to say today as we bring to a conclusion this long weekend. It’s a day America sets aside to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in war. Ask those who have been through war, […]

Read More
Article

!LATE ADD: FATAL ACCIDENT ON WEST HOUSATONIC ST.! … TRUMP SURGE HAS LOON-LEFT DEMOCRATS IN A PANIC; AN ELECTRIC, IMPROMPTU RALLY IN THE BRONX DRAWS 10,000 IN AN AMAZING DISPLAY

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY ADD 1 SUNDAY MAY 26 — THE PLANET received this release from the Pittsfield Police Department, which we share with our readers: On May 25, 2024 at approximately 6:50 PM, the Pittsfield Police Dept., Pittsfield Fire Dept., and County Ambulance responded to the area of 664 West […]

Read More
Article

INSIDE THE MIND OF VOLTRON THE PORKCHOP … PICKPOCKET ACT DOUBLE DIPS ‘CONNECTED’ CONTRACTOR … THERE’S A FLAG ON THE FIELD … 4WD ON BUDGET … JUMPIN’ JOE MUM ON GUN REPORT

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY MAY 22, 2024) — Today, THE PLANET discusses a few odd and recent items. Brain Drain–THE PLANET has obtained an exclusive look at the recent brain scan of Bitchfield city council president Voltron the Porkchop. Seems our Right Honorable Good Friend claims his vast collection of […]

Read More
Article

4,000 MILES: A LONG WAY TO GO, BUT IN BTF’s PRODUCTION AT THE UNICORN, AN EASY TRIP WELL WORTH MAKING

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI ARTS A review of 4,000 Miles by Amy Herzog, now running through June 1 at the Berkshire Theatre Festival’s Unicorn Theater, Stockbridge. Cast: Evan Silverstein (Leo), Gabriela Torres (Bec), Alison Ye (Amanda), and Maria Tucci (Vera). Directed by Lizzie Gottlieb. 1 hour, 50 minutes, no intermission. Box office 413-997-4444. BerkshireTheatreGroup.org. PLANET […]

Read More
Article

MUCH ADO OVER LITTLE ADO? … or … NO, THE ROOF IS NOT CAVING IN, RACE CARD FRONT-AND-CENTER OR NOT

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION MAY 17-9, 2024) — Our ideological, guilt-before-innocence times have the Devil’s Advocate working overtime. In short supply: reason and common sense. In surplus, irrationality and prejudice. No, the sky isn’t falling; THE PLANET assures you despite the assertions of Chicken Little. […]

Read More
Article

DOCUMENTS SHOW HOW THE BIKE MAFIA TRIED TO PULL A FAST ONE ON THE CITY … THEY STILL CAN DO IT IF PARK COMMISSION DOESN’T STOP THEM

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY Final of Two Parts (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY MAY 15, 2024) — Don’t you just love the Bike Mafia. THE PLANET does. Not only do they want to despoil Springside Park, but it wants Pittsfield taxpayers to pick up the tab. This audacity comes after Alison McGee, […]

Read More
Article

PARK COMMISSION APPEARS TO BE FINALLY FED-UP WITH THE LIES AND ARROGANCE OF NEMBA and THE BIKE MAFIA

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY First of Two Parts  (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY MAY 13, 2024) — Recently, someone asked us about the continuing delay in building the mountain bike complex at Springside Park on upper North Street in Bitchfield. THE PLANET found it a pertinent query, since the ambitious–and ambitiously expensive– […]

Read More
Article

MISS HALL’S, TEACHER TRIED AND FOUND GUILTY BY WOKE MEDIA; IRRESPONSIBLE COVERAGE IGNORES CORNERSTONE OF U.S. JUDICIAL SYSTEM

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY A U.S. Constitutional Cornerstone: A person is innocent until proven guilty. For a citizen not formally charged with a crime,  premature guilty verdict is personally and socially devastating. (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, THE WEEKEND EDITION MAY 10-2, 2024) — If you peruse any high school yearbook or media coverage […]

Read More
Article

A HOLOCAUST IN THE MAKING, AND YOU’VE PROBABLY NOT HEARD ABOUT IT

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, WEDNESDAY MAY 8, 2024) — Today THE PLANET shares the details of the most horrific development now taking place on planet earth. As you know, there’s a ton of mayhem from which to choose. It’s not the phony kangaroo trial of President Trump. It […]

Read More
Article

THE PLANET WENT DARK, BUT WE’RE STILL SHINING THE LIGHT ON TRUTH

BY DAN VALENTI PLANET VALENTI NEWS AND COMMENTARY (FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE, MONDAY MAY 6, 2024) — Crisis averted. As so many of you reminded us, THE PLANET went dark for about 24 hours Thursday evening into Friday. We heard from a bunch of you, including two former mayors, a bunch of ex-councilors, and a truckload […]

Read More