Monthly Archives: April 2008

Is it November yet?

“Obama may have caught a glimpse of what a general election campaign might bring during a recent debate on ABC TV. Badgered by anchors Charles Gibson and George Stephanopoulos about arcane (yet predictable) trivia such as U.S. flag pins and … Continue reading

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Ballroom Blitz

Which one is less strange? Although I think I like the vocal on the Wayne’s World cover better.

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Blitzkrieg Bop

I remember hearing this on Dr. Demento’s show about a week after it was released. I think he said he was glad a rock song could be under three minutes again. Or something odd like that. Then he played “Seafood … Continue reading

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Still making more sense than anyone else

“What we have here, fellow citizens, is a crassly egocentric, raving twit. The Norman Podhoretz of our gender. That this woman is actually taken seriously as a thinker in New York intellectual circles is a clear sign of decadence, decay, … Continue reading

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Amanda appropriates

“It’s a bit of an understatement that [X (Amanda Marcotte)] doesn’t exactly have the best record on race issues. The sort of feminist issues that you’ll see covered at Brownfemipower’s essentially never see the light of day at Pandagon, and … Continue reading

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Goin’ to Denton, Denton Texas here I come

April 19 – Finally, photographic proof I was in Texas. April 14 – I’m back, it was great, and I’m very tired. I’ll post a link when the video of the whole show is up. I was very pleased with … Continue reading

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Tommy Smothers and The Who

(via) Of course I was mere child when this aired but I kind of remember this.

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My galley slave has gone away

“‘Charlton Heston is an axiom. He constitutes a tragedy in himself, his presence in any film being enough to instill beauty. The pent-up violence expressed by the somber phosphoresence of his eyes, his eagle’s profile, the imperious arch of his … Continue reading

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Even San Diego deserves better than Issa

“2. Issa Weeps Over Premature Withdrawal from Gubernatorial Race “In the film, A League of Their Own, Tom Hanks proclaims, “there’s no crying in baseball.” If that same standard applied to American politics, Darrell Issa’s career would have ended long … Continue reading

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Still moving bloglines blogs to the sidebar

Enjoy! Clark’s Picks (mmmmm, I sure like this guy’s taste in music) The Real vs The Spiel The Velvet Grindstone Cartoon Brew

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Why do we have primaries?

“With 10 states and territories left to vote, Clinton can definitely pull ahead. Never mind all the ‘Who shot John?’ arguments over the DNC’s screwball decision to penalize those two crucial swing states for moving their primaries up (although New … Continue reading

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One of those things I thought I dreamed

“Now, as all things must, it has shown up on ebay. Someone has found twelve original negatives to the English dubbed version in the vaults of Los Angeles’s KCOP-13 and is selling them on ebay for $24,000. Close up images … Continue reading

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Hot Rod Lincoln

(via Clark Picks, which is the only way I’d ever see these things)

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Do you think I’m funny?

“1. Sense of humor. There is not one guy I know of that doesn’t appreciate a who girl laughs at his dumb jokes simply out of a sensitive humorous bone.When a woman laughs, there is always a beam of light … Continue reading

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