t r u t h o u t | Naomi Wolf: Tea Parties Help... →
I’m with her i nconcept, not in execution. As she says, “Every time I use those analogies, I am doing it with a concrete footnoted historical context. When people like Glenn Beck throw around the word Nazi without taking that kind of care, they are engaging in demagoguery. There’s an important difference.” But the majority of the TP rhetoric is directed at taxes and...
While not feeling totally wild and crazy about the... →
Factory Report: Crazy bus story | Vocalo |... →
A story from Jubei from my show. The cut-to-the-chase lesson: don’t help old people when they fall down. They will stab you.
Top 12 Checked Out Books in Chicago for 2009 →
notwhatyouthink: Curious what the top 12 checked out books were? We were too. Hit the jump!
Downtown Sound Roster Revealed, Music Lovers... →
May 24: Besnard Lakes with the Ponys May 31: Hum with Volcano! June 7: She and Him with Hollows June 14: Tony Allen with Great Lake Swimmers June 21: The Books with Via Tania June 28: Huntsville with On Fillmore and Wilco guitarist Nels Cline July 5: The Thermals with Disappears July 12: Caribou with Budos Band July 19: Kid Sister with Konono No. 1 July 26: Naomi Shelton with Bomba...
In Britain, only 8 percent of the population is Catholic (compared with 25...– T.R. Reid - Universal health care tends to cut the abortion rate - washingtonpost.com via southpol:ezraklein (via sexartandpolitics)
5 Lessons From the paidContent 2010 Conference by... →
James McQuivey, a vice president and principal analyst for Forrester Research, noted that “People don’t pay for content, and they never have.” People pay for access to content.
ISRAEL: Nationalist group urges model Bar Refaeli... →
Worst poeple in the wooooooorld! “It is not by chance that you were born Jewish,” wrote Baruch Marzel in a letter he sent Refaeli through her mother (and that promptly appeared in the press). ”Your grandmother and her grandmother did not dream that one of their descendants would one day remove the family’s future generations from the Jewish people. Assimilation has...
Schrödinger’s Rapist: or a guy’s guide to... →
Thinking non-stop about hollering back. The next creep to say something to me on the street is going to be met with a hellacious torrent of repressed fury.
Looking for the lost streams, kills, rivers, brooks, ponds, lakes, burns, brakes, and springs of New York City. This needs to happen for every city.
Chef at Chelsea restaurant offers customers a... →
EW EW EW SICK EW EW GROSS GROSS YUCK PUKE
Dog Whisperer's famed dog, Daddy, dead at 16 -... →
Old news! But R.I.P. Daddy. Best old man dog name of all time.
I do not believe in telling others what to eat or, more importantly, what not to...– David Kirby: 6 Baby Steps Toward a More Sustainable Animal Diet
Vancouver medals in condom distribution - CNN.com →
Since the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, condoms have been distributed free to athletes. About 40,000 of the original 100,000 in Vancouver were for those staying in the athlete villages in Vancouver and Whistler, Adams said.