Monthly Archives: March 2009

Still Bad

All 50 of Michael Jackson’s comeback/farewell concerts sold out within hours in the UK yesterday. Sales of Michael Jackson’s just-announced comeback performances in London have been thrilling: his run of 50 U.K. concerts scheduled to begin on July 8 sold out five hours after tickets went on sale on Friday, according to promoters. The 50-year old pop star was originally …

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Sign Of The Times

Gothamist is wondering who’s hacking NYC’s traffic signs.

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Debaptize Me

Some atheists are trying have their baptism records expunged from official church records. From the UK: The National Secular Society would like the Church of England to devise a formal procedure for cancelling baptisms, with a change in the baptismal roll as part of it. In the face of resistance from the Church, the society has come up with a …

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CNN On DADT

Flaunting our sexuality. Dirty homos in the showers. Radical social agenda. CNN interviews the usual haters against repealing DADT as well as Unfriendly Fire author Nathaniel Frank. There’s actually no shouting or cross-talking here. The Capitol Resource Institute’s logic-impaired Karen England: “I hope our military doesn’t make decisions based on polls of the American people.” Two minutes later she cites …

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NAACP Sues Mortgage Lenders

The NAACP is suing two major banks, claiming they engaged in racist lending practices. The NAACP filed lawsuits Friday against two of the nation’s largest mortgage lenders — HSBC and Wells Fargo — alleging “systematic, institutionalized racism” in their subprime lending.NAACP CEO Benjamin Jealous says, “We are not seeking damages; we just want them to fix the problem.” We have …

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Jonny McGovern – Good Cop/Gay Cop

Possibly NSFW.

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Day Of Decision Rally Planned For CA

Activist Robin Tyler is organizing a statewide Day Of Decision rally to take place on the evening of the California Supreme Court ruling on overturning Prop 8. “Win or lose, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community & our allies must respond immediately to the forthcoming California Supreme Court decision on whether to invalidate Proposition 8,” says veteran activist …

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What Will Idol Do With Adam Lambert?

JMG reader Guy points us to the comments section of an Entertainment Weekly piece that ponders why American Idol hasn’t profiled the personal life of openly gay contestant Adam Lambert. After all, we know know that one contestant used to sing his homework, one has a sister who is also blind, and one was just widowed. It’s an interesting comment …

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Meal O’Bama

A street-meat vendor named Mohammed has opened a new Herald Square location celebrating a wee slice of the heritage of our Irish-Kenyan-Hawaiian-Indonesian-NotAmerican president. Is chicken shawarma an Irish dish? MidtownLunch wonders how long it will before Fox News crows: “Muslim Street Vendors Support Obama!”

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Daily Ungrumble

On Monday I nearly got clobbered by some dizzy broad whipping into the crosswalk while she yammered on her cell. (No right on red in New York, bitches!) Therefore I am highly pleased by the NYPD’s just-launched “cell phone ticketing blitz” which resulted in 4000 $120 citations yesterday alone. More please.

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Uninventing Suburbia

Over at The Atlantic, Richard Florida thinks the current economic crisis will result in the most radical redrawing of the physical American landscape since the onset of the Industrial Age. The housing bubble was the ultimate expression, and perhaps the last gasp, of an economic system some 80 years in the making, and now well past its “sell-by” date. The …

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Pickle Surprise

Yesterday an old friend reminded me about 1989’s Pickle Surprise, which is Wigstock:The Movie director Tom Rubnitz’ strange bit of absurdity starring Lady Bunny and RuPaul. I remember Rubnitz’ equally strange Strawberry Shortcut being a favorite at Fort Lauderdale’s Cathode Ray video bar. Rubnitz died of AIDS in the early 90’s. NOTE: For those that don’t know, here’s how Urban …

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That’s Life: Board Games Make You Gay!

Under the site-topping headline “Game For 6 Year Olds Pushes Same Sex Marriage!”, World Net Daily is foaming at the mouth because some mom somewhere noticed that the online version of Milton Bradley’s kid classic The Game Of Life does not prevent children from selecting a same-sex spouse. The online version of a popular board game from many Americans’ childhood …

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60 Co-Sponsors For Maine Marriage Bill

Very encouraging! The author of a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in Maine says more than 60 legislators from both parties have signed on as co-sponsors. Democratic Sen. Dennis Damon of Trenton said those lining up in support of his bill include representatives from Maine’s smallest towns and its largest cities. He said many legislators sought to have their names …

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Jon Stewart Vs. Jim Cramer=TENSE

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The GOP Has Hope For America

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Morning View – Madison Square Dog Park

A buddy of mine swears the Madison Square dog run is the place to meet other dog-happy homos, but all I saw were nannies, admins, and the stray hipster.

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Casting Out The Homosexual Spirit

“Get on up outta this young man, you HOMOSEXUAL DEMON!” Watch below the insanity of Overseer And Prophetress McKinney of the Manifested Glory Ministry of Bridgeport, CT. Folks, this is TORTURE, plain and simple. Cruel, devastating, and probably permanently damaging torture. It’s gruesome, infuriating, and sick-making to watch. BUT DO WATCH. This is what we’re up against in some places. …

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Meet In The Middle 4 Equality

Central California is planning a special marriage rally on the Saturday after the state Supreme Court issues its ruling on Prop 8. Rally for national LGBT equality the first Saturday AFTER the California Supreme Court issues its rulings on the Proposition 8 cases. Meet on the steps of City Hall in downtown Fresno at 1:00 PM. Why Fresno? The battle …

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7 Billion

We have seriously got to step up the homo recruiting. The world’s population will hit 7 billion early in 2012 and top 9 billion in 2050, with the vast majority of the increase coming in the developing countries of Asia and Africa, according to a U.N. estimate released Wednesday. Hania Zlotnik, director of the U.N. Population Division, said that “there …

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