Monthly Archives: January 2010

Well, as long as she’s married…

Everyone else can go to hell. “Kennedy is also a lesbian who married her wife in the summer of 2008 when such marriages were legal, prior to the passage of Prop 8. While many LGBT couples and activists have to … Continue reading

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The Luckiest Dog in LA

“‘Whether he got scared by the thunderstorm and jumped the fence, we don’t know,’ he (Animal Control Officer Justin Guzman) said. The dog was never really swept away, but managed for the most part to maintain his footing on a … Continue reading

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Cindy McCain comes out against Prop 8

“Gay rights supporters in California say they have found an unlikely ally in Cindy McCain, the wife of Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who lent her name this week to the cause of same-sex marriage. “McCain’s support comes as … Continue reading

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I feel sorry for the dogs

“‘A year ago, this city was overrun with individuals — namely, gang members — who routinely used pit bulls and other potentially vicious dogs as tools of intimidation and violence,’ Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris said in a statement. “‘These … Continue reading

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Who are these people?

embiggen 1. Willie Brown (?); 2. Tiger Woods (?); 3. ?; 4. ?; 5. Harpo; 6. Chico; 7. Groucho; 8. Gray Davis; 9. ?; 10. Gumby; 11. Ahnold; 12. Barbara Boxer; 13. Antonio Villaraigosa; 14. ?; 15. DiFi; 16. ?; … Continue reading

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Moral hazard: “…selling a car with faulty brakes, then buying an insurance policy on the buyer of those cars.”

“Phil Angelides, chairman of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (and former California Treasurer [yay!]), saw a used-car salesman at work after listening to the pugnacious, arm-waving Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs (GS.N) describe his firm’s pre-meltdown practices. “‘I’m just going … Continue reading

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But she can’t marry her partner

Homophobia all in one family: “The lesbian sister of Proposition 8 mastermind Frank Schubert has announced her candidacy for Sacramento County Superior Court judge. “At her campaign Web site, Anne Marie Schubert, a deputy district attorney for Sacramento County, promotes … Continue reading

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California still sinking

“In his interview with NBC’s David Gregory, Schwarzenegger dodged a question about what he would do if the federal government does not come up with extra money to help plug the state’s $20-billion budget gap. “‘I never really think so … Continue reading

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Mikio Naruse’s When a Woman Ascends the Stairs

When a Woman Ascends the Stairs (Onna ga kaidan wo agaru toki) is jaw-droppingly brilliant, and how sad it’s the only Mikio Naruse film Netflix has on hand. Get more, Netflix, I know they’re out there. Just fyi: don’t read … Continue reading

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Oyez Oyez Oyez – Wapshott Press Calls for Fiction and Non-Fiction

Happy New Year, Authors, here we go again: The Journal of Bloglandia Selected blog essays Storylandia Fiction Erotique Hotchacha I can be reached at editor @ wapshottpress.com (close the spaces). Yours as ever, Ginger Mayerson Editor, The Wapshott Press www.WapshottPress.com

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Harpers 2009 Yearly Review

“Chicago rats fed a diet of bacon, cheesecake, pound cake, Ho Hos, and sausage began to behave like rats addicted to heroin, and a Minnesota man pleaded guilty to driving a La-Z-Boy while intoxicated. China created a small black hole, … Continue reading

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