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Review: Spiral Frog Mostly Sucky

Last night I tinkered around with Spiral Frog, the just-launched and super-hyped “free” music and video download service lauded on some sites as the music industry’s savior from illegal downloading. The site is supported by advertising (banners and sidebars, but mercifully – no rolling stock) and the ad revenue is shared with their music company partners. So far the only …

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San Diego’s Republican Mayor Changes His Mind About Gay Marriage

Just one day after pledging to veto Tuesday’s pro-gay marriage resolution by the San Diego City Council, Republican Mayor Jerry Sanders abruptly switched gears yesterday and signed the resolution, outing his lesbian daughter in the process. Fighting back tears, Sanders told reporters, “Two years ago, I believed that civil unions were a fair alternative. Those beliefs, in my case, have …

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CA Gays Rally For Marriage

From the LA Gay & Lesbian Center: “Chanting ‘Sign AB 43, equal rights for you and me’ more than 200 activists on Tuesday marched to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame where they left pens and urged him to sign legislation ending discrimination against gay and lesbian couples who wish to marry their partners.” You can …

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Contempt, Jail Time For Adoption Attempt

The ACLU is asking the Georgia Supreme Court to intervene in the case of a local county judge who blocked an adoption after finding out that the adoptive mother lived with her lesbian partner of seven years. Elizabeth Hadaway returned the child to her biological mother, who upon seeing how distraught the child was at the separation, insisted that Hadaway …

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Chaka Khan Shouts Out To JMG

Chaka Khan sends a shout out to JMG readers to hype the Sept. 25th release of Funk This. It’s been ten years since Chaka’s last studio album and as the track that follows Chaka’s shout-out shows, we are in for a rare and overdue treat. Chaka is made of awesome. You baby mo’s out there – get schooled on what …

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Jesus Christ, Superstud

Dark Alley Media is releasing a porn version (NSFW) of the Jesus story. We can’t get a plot synopsis from the site for the movie, which mistakenly tells the plot of a previous Dark Alley movie, Gaytanemo, in which “an unsuspecting German tourist is mistaken for a terrorist, abducted, and taken to the sexiest secret military detention center ever.” However, …

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Morning View – BOA Tower

The Bank Of America Tower at 6th Avenue and 42nd Street is coming along nicely since I first mentioned it last August. When completed, it will be the second tallest building in NYC, due to its spire, but will have only 55 floors. Being constructed with tax-free Liberty Bonds, intended to rebuild lower Manhattan after 9/11, the BOA Tower is …

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