Monthly Archives: June 2009

Irony poisoning, case 65,498

“Wired editor Chris Andersen was the talk of the book biz yesterday, due to the too-ironic-to-believe revelation that his forthcoming book Free: The Future of a Radical Price (one of those only-in-big-publishing projects: a $26.99 hardcover that talks about things … Continue reading

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Arnold Bucks are baaack

“‘State controller John Chiang warned today that if legislators and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger fail to come up with a budget-balancing package in the next week, he would begin paying California’s bills with IOUs on July 2.’” (via Calitics) Y’know, this … Continue reading

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Lilo and Stitch is a masterpiece

I have been blessed to have not seen a Disney feature animation since Jungle Book, and as far as I knew I wasn’t missing anything. I was missing this: I can’t believe Disney made this. It has Elvis songs in … Continue reading

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Tsk, Republicans

“I have to interrupt our regularly scheduled fretting about the budget to follow up on a story from last year. In September of 2008, the San Bernadino County Democratic Central Committee noticed something fishy going on in the registration of … Continue reading

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Understanding Japan

I don’t think we’re supposed to understand Japan. “It’s Japan Day here on Bitterwallet, which means we’ve got this story and possibly another one later on that heralds from the alien world of Pachinko, the original Hole In The Wall … Continue reading

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No to the War Supplemental

Wish I’d seen this earlier: “Here in California, Sam Farr, Bob Filner, Diane Watson, Pete Stark, Mike Thompson, John Tierney, Linda Sanchez, Mike Honda, Grace Napolitano, Jackie Speier, George Miller and Zoe Lofgren have all taken bold antiwar positions in … Continue reading

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How to be manly

“It’s Man Monday here at Deals Of The Day and we’ve got a whole host of bargains that will help you feel like a rugged, rough, tough, todger-waving bloke. Just like that Jason Statham, that David Walliams or er, that … Continue reading

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People of Los Angeles

It’s nice the Lakers won, but could you please shut the fuck up and GO HOME? I can hear you all the way up on N Broadway. Christ, no wonder the LAPD was stressed out about this. I mean, I … Continue reading

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At least 35,000 people depend on the State of California to stay alive

“People with HIV or AIDS and their providers rallied at the State Capitol today to oppose the governor’s proposed budget cuts to a variety or programs which literally keep people alive. During the public comment period of Conference Committee, people … Continue reading

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I must be getting old

Is there some kind of pubic topiary movement afoot? First there was this: Now this: (via) I think the hairless pussy was a little overkill. And I think the line about “tulips on a mound” could be misconstrued as well. … Continue reading

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Guns, Obsession, and the LAPD

“About a month before LAPD Det. Stephanie Lazarus allegedly beat and shot to death the wife of an ex-boyfriend, she confronted the woman at work and told her, ‘If I can’t have John, nobody can,’ according to a lawyer for … Continue reading

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High School Music Students Rock

“They’ve recycled cans, baked cookies, hawked magazines, written letters and, in one case, even sold barbecue-flavored crickets. “‘They tasted like Cheetos but with legs,’ said Brenda Llamas, a 13-year-old trumpet player from Pacoima Middle School. “With proposed state budget cuts … Continue reading

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Japanese solutions for modern people

You know you want to know, so just click on the images. No one ever has to know you did. It will be your secret. (via Furies Publishing)

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David Carradine, RIP

I’ve always loved this show. Rest in peace, David, you were brilliant in “The Long Riders,” too.

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Google Legree

Some of you might recall when I blogged about the starting to start-up comic publisher, Furies Publishing, (Furies, not furries) and asked that y’all go look them over and click on their Google ads. Well, thank you, all those clicks … Continue reading

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Betty Bowers explains biblical marriage to us

Wheeeee! America’s best Christian (TM) on YouTube! (via)

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La Signora

by Ginger Mayerson
Collage on paper
7″w x 10″h
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Mouse Trek

by Ginger Mayerson
Collage on paper
10″w x 7″h
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Call for fiction

World, I need your fiction Wapshott Fiction Journals. Something for everyone, except furries. Wherever you are, if it’s in English, I need it.

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Parking Tards of Los Angeles

“I managed to take 2 photos before I was caught and unable to take the piece de resistance of parking tard photos: “Owner: Can I help you? “Me: Is this your truck? “Owner: Yes. “Me: You’re taking up 4 compact … Continue reading

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