Daily Archives: September 11, 2008

Oh Damn

Breaking: Read this. UPDATE: Background from this 1994 article.

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Mad Men

People are talking about Mad Men, AMC’s new show and my new obsession. Mad Men takes place in early 1960’s New York City in a large, WASP-y advertising agency recognized as much for its creative output as for its swagger. … Continue reading

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We are aware that comments have begun shutting themselves off again.  We still don’t know why, and can’t say yet when it will stop, but we’re working on it.  Apologies for the inconvenience . . . keep your fingers crossed … Continue reading

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More of The Same — Literally

Last night, I saw a new John McCain attack ad.  I was unable to find it online — please someone let me know if you do — so I’ll describe it for you as best as I remember.  It began … Continue reading

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The Audacity Of Whiteness

The audacity of whiteness never ceases to amaze me.  Some make the most obvious racial statements and then say, gee I’m sorry is my privilege showing. Well duh, of course it is and you damn well know it.  If it … Continue reading

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Halloween Can Sometimes Be More Of A Trick Than A Treat

Halloween is one of my favourite times of the year.  For one night you get to step outside of yourself and embrace a different side of your personality.  Unfortunately for girls many of the costumes that are available purposefully reinforce … Continue reading

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