Cleveland: Keeping Christmas at Home
Ramona: The War on Happy Holidays
Dan Savage and husband Terry: Remember, it gets better. Very inspirational words from the loving couple. [Read more]
Who on Earth is crazy enough to burn the Koran? Until two weeks ago, my answer has always been "raging lunatics in Elizabethan drama." You know, stage characters from the age of Shakespeare, the kind of people who are prone to cutting off their own hands, biting off their tongues and spitting them on the stage, or baking their enemies in pies and serving them for dinner. The people who make Hamlet seem well-adjusted. Certainly, I didn't think of it as the kind of thing real people did.
Over at Alan Colmes Liberaland, I was reading about protests near the Islamic Center two blocks away from Ground Zero, when this struck me:
Opponents chanted “No mosque, no way!” and carried signs reading, “9-11-01: Never Forget,” as Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA” blared over loudspeakers.
I'm well aware that the more patriotic someone is, the more they're able to overlook the fact that Springsteen's hit is not in fact a patriotic homage to America, but instead a song dedicated to the lower middle-class being used as fodder for war and their experiences upon returning. [Read more]
Aging Mussels dine on Raw fish in Las Vegas.
Crossposted at William K. Wolfrum Chronicles
Erik Akkersdijk once solved a Rubik’s Cube in 7.08 seconds. Today, that record doesn’t mean jack, thanks to God’s number. [Read more]
Despite early failures such as the one above, Jake Tapper has still managed to achieve lofty status in the D.C. media world. [Read more]
It was going to be a long day, the day she sat down to write her book. She was positive she could get through this, and it wouldn't take long. She was well known because of her mastery of Facebook, Twitter, and the Big Scam. *More on that later* So she had a seat at her very beautiful desk. This was a desk she purchased from a Real Housewife, and boy was it beautiful. because Teresa Guidice had excellent taste.
(image, Gina Papabeis, OPS)
After the unprecedented success of his first film, the Oscar-winning documentary “The Cove,” director and photographer Louie Psihoyos has turned his attention from the the wholesale slaughter of Dolphins in Taiji, Japan to the plight of humanity. Of course, that’s been his focus all along. [Read more]