Jim Newell at Gawker alerts us to Reagan-idolator Peggy Noonan’s fears of an internet planet: In today’s comical jumble of foggy Victorian wrist spasms, “Youth Has Outlived Its Usefulness,” Noonan lashes out at Earth’s toddler authority figures and their petty, corrosive effects on discourse. They are incompetent, pre-pubescent. Why do these middle-aged men have no […]
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Purists may grumble, but I still love Cyndi Lauper. Hey, at least y’all have to admit that she’s giving some of Tha Tru Bluesmen some much-needed dollars, right? __ __ __ __
I wanted to front-page commentor Kay, because I agree this is the root of a lot of the current conservative strategy: [T]here really is a basic split between liberals and conservatives on voting. __ Conservatives focus on voter fraud. Liberals focus on voter access. One presumes denial of the franchise, the other presumes exercising the […]
Can’t remember which commentor first linked to this, but if you’re reading this, thanks again: __ __ In a far less salubrious vein, I poach one of DougJ’s favorite deceased equines. Bobo Effin’ Brooks pinches out a column “rebuking” (i.e., salaciously rubbernecking) the Evil Modern Celebrity Narcissist: … And the sad fact is that Gibson […]
Take it away, TaMara… Tonight we have a guest menu from my friend Alton Gunn, who had provided us with several good recipes. It’s delicious, I’ve been lucky enough to have it several times (good are the friends who feed you). And can I just say: TEQUILA! On the board tonight: __ 1. Carne en […]