Tag Archives: celibacy

Advisor: McCain Created The Blackberry

An Al Gore-invented-the-internet redux: Move over, Al Gore. You may lay claim to the Internet, but John McCain helped create the BlackBerry. At least that’s the contention of a top McCain policy adviser, Douglas Holtz-Eakin. Waving his BlackBerry personal digital assistant and citing McCain’s work as a senator, he told reporters Tuesday, “You’re looking at the miracle that John McCain ...

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The West Village Cupcake Brigade

Five women and one man calling themselves the Cupcake Brigade donned matching pink dresses on Sunday to perform a mocking musical tribute to the perplexingly popular Magnolia Bakery in the West Village, where Sarah Jessica Sandinistas stand in long lines every day to buy the exact! same! cupcakes! from Sex And The City. They sang God Bless Magnolia (to the ...

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October 12th: Remember The Red Party

Probably the best disco classics party in the universe is approaching. San Francisco’s seminal Trocadero Transfer holds it annual Remember The Party reunion on October 12th, with the supreme ruling DJ Jerry Bonham once again at the helm. Red Parties were all about the love of the party, and the passion for dancing. Songs would include expressions of love’s red ...

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Jenga!

Via Gizmodo: Fresh off the billions of eyes that have been on the beautiful Beijing National Stadium, Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron have set their sights on NYC with this incredible 57-story residential tower, unveiled today. It consists of 145 unique apartments that are stacked into the sky like a Jenga tower that’s already been well-poked by a party ...

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When To Medicate?

An interesting opinion piece in today’s NYTimes discusses the difference between clinical depression and normal situational sadness and how today’s doctors may be too quick to recommend antidepressants. However, the psychiatrist author of the piece makes the argument that even a “jilted lover” or somebody whose spouse has died can benefit from drug therapy. A dozen years ago I suggested ...

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Obama: How Can McCain Fix The Economy If He Doesn’t Understand It’s Broken?

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The Pop Vs. Soda Map

Via Strange Maps, here’s a breakdown of how each county in America tends to refer to carbonated beverages. As the red portion testifies, in the South many people call all soft drinks “Coke.” From last week’s episode of Logo’s Sordid Lives, which I’m loving despite its flaws: Would you like a Coke?Sure!What kind?Dr. Pepper. Right out of my childhood in ...

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The Full Wingnut Travel Package

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Lynne Cheney Endorses Gay Marriage

Well, sorta. When asked by CBS’ Harry Smith if she’d like her (openly lesbian) daughter to have the right to marry, Cheney said, “I would wish my daughter to have happiness and freedom to make her own choices. The Vice President said in the debate with Joe Lieberman ever so long ago in 2000 that freedom in this country ought ...

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Governor Coppertone

Once of the first things Sarah Palin did to personalize the governor’s mansion after she was elected was to install a tanning bed. Self-proclaimed “hockey mom” Sarah Palin had a private tanning bed installed in the Governor’s Mansion in Juneau, Alaska, Usmagazine.com confirmed on Monday. “She did. She paid for it with her own money,” Roger Wetherell, chief communications officer ...

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Morning View – Above Midtown

I got this shot from Top Of The Rock a few days ago.

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of the publisher, today’s Swag Tuesday offering is Crisis, the new anthology edited by out furniture mogul Mitchell Gold. Subtitled 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing Up Gay In America, the anthology contains essays from major gay activists and politicians to midwestern teens and out clergy. A mental health crisis faces American ...

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Lehman Brothers Upside

Don’t jump out the window just yet, you hot Lehman Brothers analysts. Plenty of guys on Craigslist are offering consoling blowjobs. Leave it to teh gays to turn a financial crisis into a hookup opportunity. And check out the shenanigans behind the CNN reporter doing a standup outside of Lehman headquarters. (Via – Gawker)

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Finally, A Hard-Hitting Ad From Obama

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HomoQuotable – Ray Boltz

“I’d denied it ever since I was a kid. I became a Christian, I thought that was the way to deal with this and I prayed hard and tried for 30-some years and then at the end, I was just going, ‘I’m still gay. I know I am.’ And I just got to the place where I couldn’t take it ...

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Sarah Palin: Maverick To Nowhere

Talking Points Memo exposes Sarah Palin as a liar with her own words. Wait for the end. (Via – Pam’s House Blend)

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Trickless Magician To Baffle Gotham Again

Trickless magician David Blaine will hang upside down over Central Park’s Wollman Rick for three days next week. At 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 22, he’ll be hoisted to a cable 60 feet above the ground, which will become his perch for three days and two nights. He’ll clamp on with electromagnetic boots but won’t have a safety net, airbag or ...

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McCain Photo Shoot Scandal

The Atlantic hired photographer Jill Greenberg to shoot the current John McCain cover. Greenberg did the shoot, handed a very nice picture over to the Atlantic, then went home and photoshopped the fuck out of the outtakes for her personal site. The Atlantic is duly embarrassed. The right wing is outraged. The rest of world is highly amused, but you ...

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I Am Jean Valjean
And I Approve This Message

From Ultimate Improv, here’s Les Mizbarack, a little something for the Obama supporter and theatre queen in you. I played this ten times in a row last night, it’s really cute.

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Wall Street Melts Down

Lehman Brothers, bankrupt. Merrill Lynch, sold. AIG, “days to survive.” In one of the most dramatic days in Wall Street’s history, Merrill Lynch agreed to sell itself on Sunday to Bank of America for roughly $50 billion to avert a deepening financial crisis, while another prominent securities firm, Lehman Brothers, filed for bankruptcy protection and hurtled toward liquidation after it ...

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