Monthly Archives: May 2008

Have you heard? It’s in the stars. Next July we collide with Mars!

I’ve always loved this scene. They even look like they’re having fun. And somehow I’ve lived this long without being aware of this version. God bless YouTube.com

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Gays (all four of them) in newspaper comics

“But then he proceeds to list all the reasons why gay characters wouldn’t fit into most strips. Doonesbury and For Better or For Worse, for example, are ‘set in a time that’s now. In other strips, it’s vaguer, less characters … Continue reading

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Welcome to Clintonville, Senator Obama

“The GOP, should I be the nominee, can say whatever they want to say about me, my track record,” Obama said. “If they think that they’re going to try to make Michelle an issue in this campaign, they should be … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the “F” word

“Mentioned on this web log from time to time, L.A.’s irreplaceable Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) has once again curated an exhibit of great importance to designers, artists, and activists. Reclaiming the “F” Word: Posters on International … Continue reading

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Either gay marriage is legal in California…

Or the ban on gay marriage is illegal in California… “Under the strict scrutiny standard, unlike the rational basis standard, in order to demonstrate the constitutional validity of a challenged statutory classification the state must establish (1) that the state … Continue reading

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J Bloglandia volume 1, issue 1 now available at Lulu and Amazon

You can buy the 8.5×11″ version at Lulu for $7.00 or the 6×9″ version at Amazon for $9.00. The Journal of Bloglandia, volume 1, issue 1, is a collection of the following blog essays: On Essays by Paul M. Rodriguez, … Continue reading

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Robert Johnson

Eric Clapton on Robert Johnson: via Totally lovin’ Clark’s Picks Related: Couldn’t find Stones in my Passway, but this will do, maybe moreso. You can still hear what Clapton was talking about. You may bury my body down by the … Continue reading

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The Agony and the Ecstasy of LA Murals

“I’m sure there are those who assume Twitchell is now ‘set for life’ because of his settlement with the government, and that he can now retire to the lap of luxury. He is under no obligation to continue being a … Continue reading

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Goat cheese lady at Atwater Farmers’ Market

People of NE Los Angeles: GO to the Atwater Farmers’ Market, Sundays 10-2, buy some lemon and lavender infused goat cheese spread from the goat cheese lady (next to the sage honey lady), buy some strawberries from the stand across … Continue reading

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