Monthly Archives: March 2008

J Bloglandia volume 1, issue 1 Cover

(click on image for full size) Thank you to Seth Anderson at B12 Partners Solipsism for the cover images, which are “Rookery” on the front cover and “Before the Rain Blues” on the back. Chicagoans might recognize at least one … Continue reading

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Tron in cardboard

Tronby freres-hueon (via Cartoon Brew) And I thought I had a thing for Tron.

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Is it November yet?

“Which doesn’t, in that poll or others, mean Obama would lose—that poll shows him winning (and take all such polls with grains of salt; many things could happen between now and November). But it does suggest he would win with … Continue reading

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A quaint Sunday in Boyle Heights? Who says?

“Everyone’s an art critic when it comes to a $195,000 mural for the LAPD’s new Hollenbeck station. “The tile mural was meant to depict a quaint Sunday in Boyle Heights. Many angry residents say it makes their neighborhood out to … Continue reading

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Maybe the Fed is just stupid

“But as strange as that is, a stunning revelation came from a very senior Japanese executive, who sent these notes from a meeting with a top Japanese financial official: The depth of the problems at Bear Stearns which led up … Continue reading

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Hearing the Obama Speech

“LOS ANGELES — If Barack Obama is elected president, his speech on race in America will be remembered as one of the greatest in the country’s history. If he loses, it will still be remembered as a terrific speech, an … Continue reading

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We cut Fyodor Chandler

“When we do talk about the production concept (and generally we don’t) the cast talks about it in terms of movies like ‘Escape from New York’ and the ‘Die Hard’ movies. In my production concept statement that I’ve just written … Continue reading

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Have wealthy white men gone insane?

“Finally, there are the “Tier 3” sex workers, who can charge in excess of $10,000 per rendezvous. They may have only four or five clients, and they typically charge their clients an additional monthly surcharge for their various needs—rent, clothing, … Continue reading

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Of course, I blame

Fablog and YouTube. Hmmm.

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Sex blogging

“2 Sex—what is it good for? Scientists are not sure, since asexual reproduction is a better evolutionary strategy in some important ways. “6 Barbary macaques have a distinctive way to get their mates to make a sperm donation: yelling. If … Continue reading

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Senator Obama’s very excellent speech on March 18, 2008

I like Senator Obama as much as I like Senator Clinton and I will gladly vote for either of them. Either will be a fine president, and certainly far better than what we have now, which ain’t saying much, but … Continue reading

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Of course deleting user content is only a business decision for 6A and SUP and not, y’know, their opinion on anything

“Using the wayback machine, I was able to compare Livejournal popular interests from May, 2007, with those of today. In order of size, these are the interests 6A/SUP has disappeared from the daily popular interests report: “Sex, Boys, Guys, Girls, … Continue reading

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Pink Unicorn With A Rocket Launcher

J’ai soif maintenant.

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Get Happy

Oh, go ahead. This isn’t why blogging is light, would that it were, that would be so much more amusing. Still working on this and this. But then again… Then of course there’s always this: So there’s ten or so … Continue reading

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J WOC masthead and vol. 1, no. 1 cover

J WOC masthead and Wapshott logo by Molly Kiely. Now all we need are the articles. Ahem, fangirls?

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Stolen artwork in NYC, please just return it

“On February 27th, one of Lori Earley’s drawings was swiped right off the walls of Jonathan LeVine in NYC.” “‘All reports confirm that the suspect in question is a white male, approximately 6’2″ tall, in his mid-to-late thirties. He was … Continue reading

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Even more Bloglines blogs

Still transfering to the blogroll. Bigger is bigger, as they say. Shoebox Blog Calitics Japan Blog Self-Styled Siren Mar!on Harr!s (isn’t on bloglines, but I need this link) ROTUS (not on bloglines, but links to me) One Tenacious Baby Mama … Continue reading

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