Day: November 26, 2005

“Conservative Values” at Princeton

By now, most people have read about Samuel Alito’s membership in the racist, sexist Concerned Alumni of Princeton group. While his membership is notable — what kind of decent person remains in such a heinous organization, even if they weren’t…

Well I Won’t Be Sleeping Tonight

Bedbugs taking over New York City? WHAT?! Bedbugs are back and spreading through New York City like a swarm of locusts on a lush field of wheat. Infestations have been reported sporadically across the United States over the past few…

Better(ish)

I’m feeling better. Sort of. If I’m active enough to require walking and/or standing for a length of time, I get tired and have to lay down, but the fever is gone and the pain is gone. Mostly. When I…

Porn Hound, Meet Feminist Website

Robin Herman of Girl in the Locker Room was presented with this hilarious tanka by her 16-year-old son on her birthday: Looking for porno He types, “girl in locker room” And finds my mom’s blog. Nope, no naked pictures here……

Tor-Knit-O plus Politicians

If you haven’t caught it in the news lately, Indiana has been having some severe, unseasonal tornadoes. When one tore through Southern Indiana earlier this month, razing several tiny towns in the south, tons of small businesses pulled together charity…

Saturday Stupid Shit

Did partisan politics deny The Boss rightful recognition? Sure sounds like it when American Idol Carrie Underwood gets a Congressional resolution in her honor, and Bruce’s proposed resolution gets voted down. Using your celebrity status to promote condom use to…

Friday Random Ten, Late-Nite Edition

Spending the day with sis and moms and then going to dinner at a friend’s upstate distracted me from the FRT. (sister and me). So here it is, folks, just after midnight… 1. Portishead – Glory Box 2. Bob Dylan…