I *Heart* Dear Margo

You all know my feelings about Slate’s new Prudie. But contrary to rumors that the old Prudie died, she is in fact alive and well — and writing an advice column called Dear Margo. Slate readers, here’s what you’re missing:

Friday Random Ten

The “I can’t wait till Sunday when gli azzurri kick some brie-eating* ass” edition. Also, there are two shirtless Greek men standing outside of my window. Woah. 1. Mogwai – Ratts of the Capital 2. Leonard Cohen – Closing Time…

Crazy Conservative Round-Up

I don’t know why I’m feeling so inclined to spend my entire day on conservative websites (and non-conservative websites discussing conservatives), but I guess I woke up feeling a little masochistic this morning. Here are some highlights:

Coming Soon: New Ani Album

Righteous Babe Ani Difranco speaks to Alternet’s Deanna Zandt (another righteous babe, if I do say so myself). Check it out, it’s a fantastic interview. And I cannot wait to get back to the U.S. so I can pick up…

Remembering 7/7

One year ago today, 52 people were killed by terrorist attacks in London. Timothy Garton Ash has a very good op/ed about the different responses to terrorism between the United States and England: On the first anniversary of the July…

New York Disappoints

And I had such high hopes. Nowhere did gay marriage seem like a natural fit more than New York, where the Stonewall uprising of 1969 provided inspiration for the gay rights movement and where a history of spirited progressivism had…

Plagiarizin’ Annie

They do say that what comes around, goes around. Ann Coulter’s spittle-flecked invective has long been known to be poorly supported by facts as well as, in Tom and Ray Magliozzi’s phrase, “unencumbered by the thought process.” Al Franken had…