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Daily Show On Visible Vote

I’m kinda heavy on the videos today, but I cannot resist sharing last night’s Daily Show take on last week’s Visible Vote ’08 forum. Remember last year when I asked who was gay America’s best straight ally? Yup, still Jon Stewart.

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Karma Kameelians

Local Buddhists went to Chinatown and purchased $7000 worth of live eels, turtles, and frogs and then set them free in the Passaic River – in the hopes of improving their karma. The New Jersey EPA will be rebalancing their karmic windfall with a $1000 fine for releasing non-native species into an open environment. Existence is suffering. For idiots, especially …

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Clinton: You Are Invisible To The President

Hillary Clinton launched her first television commercial this week, in which she declares that soldiers, single moms, and the uninsured are “invisible” to the president. The White House immediately issued a strong criticism, calling Clinton’s ad “absurd”, “outrageous” and “unconscionable.” Clinton turned around and put their complaints right up on her campaign site. Good for her.

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My Back Was Gotten

I know I should thank a lot of you folks for rushing over to Baptists For Brownback yesterday to defend me on their demand that I be arrested and JMG deleted. But you do know that the site is satire, right? Right? Their post is pushing 600 comments now and the authors are keeping the joke running. I’d be exhausted …

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BearForce1

About 50 of y’all sent me this fun video yesterday. Here’s “the world’s first bearband”, BearForce1, giving a Stars On 45 approach to a dozen or so HI-NRG ’80s hits. I hear Amanda Lear, Donna Summer, Mel & Kim, Sabrina, Yaz, Sylvester, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Fun Fun, Dead Or Alive, maybe a couple of other things. Three of them …

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Hairpiece Prayer Watch

Washington DC, Sunday afternoon For unknown reasons, Chuck Norris’ exercise infomercial is playing on the TV in our hotel room. Jerry: Ugh, I can’t believe I used to think he was hot.JMG: I don’t think I ever did, but especially not now that he’s a right-wing nutjob. He writes a column on some Christianist website. It’s mostly about Jeebus. And …

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Giuliani Wing-Nut Makeover Continues

Failing to reciprocate the love offered last week by Newsday’s bizarre declaration that Rudy Giuliani is the presidential candidate with the best track record on gay rights, “America’s Mayor” is now backing away from his previous support for gay civil unions. Now, campaign staffers are telling the Boston Globe that Giuliani feels New Hampshire’s civil union law “goes too far” …

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Swag Tuesday

This week’s Swag Tuesday booty is two tickets to this season’s Broadway smash, Xanadu, which has won rave reviews from all corners: the New York Times, Variety, and the New Yorker, which gushes, “The Most Fun You’ll Have On Broadway! Ridiculously Brilliant, Lavish and Sublime!” (Also gushing: me.) Written by Tony-nominated Douglas Carter Beane (The Little Dog Laughed) and featuring …

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Ad Shilling To Die For

You may recall Joseph R. Gannascoli, who played the gay mafioso Vito Spatafore on HBO’s The Sopranos. When Vito was discovered to be gay, the other mobsters beat him to death while sodomizing him with a pool cue. Now that the show is over, Gannascoli is capitalizing on his character’s Louima-esque demise by teaming up with Rockwell Billiards to promote …

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