Monthly Archives: February 2009

Now the Octomom is in trouble

“Octuplets’ mom Nadya Suleman has turned down an offer of a home and 24-hour pediatric nursing care, attorney Gloria Allred said this morning during an appearance on CBS’ ‘The Early Show.’ “The nonprofit Angels in Waiting volunteer nurses ‘would have … Continue reading

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But the Anarchist’s Cookbook is probably okay

“Enter Binyam Mohamed, an Ethiopian refugee and legal resident of Britain who had found work as a janitor after drug problems derailed his college career. According to his lawyer, Clive Smith of the human rights group Reprieve, Mohamed traveled to … Continue reading

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Well lit, I must say

I love this photo by the very artistic Pablo Martinez Monsivais: I find the subject so inspiring.

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Michelle on Vogue’s cover

This is about as close as I ever get to Vogue. It weighs too much for me to read. Take it away, David E! But she does look pretty cool on this cover.

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Why we blog

“CHICAGO (Reuters) – Brain scientists are starting to understand something poets, songwriters and diarists have long known: putting feelings into words helps ease the mind.” Words give brain handle on feelings: U.S. researcher, by Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters, February 14, 2009 … Continue reading

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We owe it all to Star Trek

“A comment from Sproing on io9 reminds us (and I forgot):Fun fact: [Voyager actress] Jeri Ryan dumped her husband to be with [Voyager producer Brannon] Braga, which led to the divorce filing that destroyed her husband’s Illinois senate candidacy — … Continue reading

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Boys and Pencils

“The test is: Give one of the expensive and much praised pencils to a schoolboy for a week or two and see what’s left of it afterwards. I didn’t expect any of them to survive for long. In my head … Continue reading

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How useful

UCLA ERGONOMICS POSTURAL STRENGTHENING EXERCISES UCLA ERGONOMICS FLEXIBILITY/STRETCHING EXERCISES Not a cure for blogger back, but might help a little.

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Khaaaaaan! In Italian

Le Wrath di Khan: (via) Ah, this is kind of the, um, acme of…something.

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Fashion!

Maybe we can all just obsess on Michelle’s clothes while Barrack gets stuff done. I think this one: is better than the the election night one, but I still think it’s not up to her usual chic. Photo via; link … Continue reading

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No on Prop 8 Donors

Otis in the previous comments tells me to stop being so mean to gay haters. Well, that’ll be the day, Otis, these people exercised their rights as Americans to deprive other Americans access to a harmless and beneficial institution. We … Continue reading

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Yes on Prop 8 donors

Yes, I am still angry. Here’s the sortable, searchable excel file with more information, like, employers, State, zip, etc. Here’s where it came from. (via). Know anybody on this big, long list? JOHN TEMPLETON JR: $450,000.00 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HEADQUARTERS: … Continue reading

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When girls go b.a.d.

Men go right after them. Actually, I’m going to be very bad and link to blogs that were published in the Journal of Bloglandia. There were some repeat authors in v1, issue 2, so this list is a little smaller, … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on King Kong 2005

It’s better with the sound off. Only the parts on the boat and Skull Island are good, occasionally great. The parts in New York mostly suck. Except when Kong sees the man he hates most in the world and tears … Continue reading

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I’ve got it b.a.d.

And ain’t that good? Actually, I’m going to be very bad and link to blogs that were published in the Journal of Bloglandia. J Bloglandia, vol 1, issue 1, ISSN 1940-7645 Eva Lake Patti Martinson Dukakis Hugging Moon Maiden Molly … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Hackenblog turns 6!

And thank God we’re still around to have a blogiversery with a new, sane, and MUCH BETTER president! President Obama is the best blogiversery present ever! Thank you, America! How long in human years is six blog years? Feels like … Continue reading

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Cary Grant: You’re a b.a.d. b.a.d. girl

Mae West: Mmmmm, you’ll find out. Actually, I’m going to be very bad and link to blogs that were published in the Journal of Bloglandia. J Bloglandia, vol 1, issue 1, ISSN 1940-7645 The Real vs. The Spiel One Tenacious … Continue reading

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