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80’s Flashback

Chaka Khan, I Feel For You, 1984. Lots of folks covered this track from Prince’s 1979 debut second album, including Rebbie Jackson, the Timberlake-Spears edition of the Mouseketeers, and the Pointer Sisters, whose limp 1982 version was particularly forgettable. But it was Chaka Khan who used the track to rocket out of her post-Rufus doldrums and return to the pop …

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Today In Deadly Products…

…the Laptop Steering Wheel Desk. The Go Office Wheel Mate Steering Wheel Desk is flat for writing and perfect for lunch or a snack. This Go Office Wheel Mate Steering Wheel Desk stores neatly in your car when used with the larger Auto Exec Laptop Car Desk. For safety reasons, never use this product while driving. Easily convert your car …

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Illinois Family Institute Calls For Boycott Of Scholastic Books Over Gay-Friendly Title

The vile Illinois Family Institute, best known as the one-time home of Peter LaBarbera and for their relentless crusade against anti-bullying legislation, is calling for a national boycott of Scholastic Books because they will include a gay-friendly book in their middle school book fairs. Luv Ya Bunches, by Lauren Myracle, features a character with lesbian parents. IFI is urging parents …

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Photo Of The Day

Santa Kong and the Rockettes shared a photo-op atop the Empire State Building. This post is just an excuse to complain about the incredibly annoying earworm jingle for the Radio City Xmas Spectacular, which has been running about every three minutes on every station for the last month. (Via – Gothamist)

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Shocking Report Shows That Buttery Food And Soda Is Fattening

According to the Center for Science in the Nanny State, everybody should stop eating movie popcorn immediately. CBS reports on a study by the Center for Science and Public Interest that analyzed nutritional makeup of movie popcorn; the results are eye-opening. Consuming a medium size popcorn and soda is the equivalent of eating three Quarter Pounders from McDonald’s, along with …

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Maddow: Religous Wingnuts Ramp Up Calls For President Obama’s Death

Last night Rachel Maddow covered the spreading wingnut meme currently being sold on mousepads, bumper stickers, and even teddy bears. The meme? A recitation of Psalm 109: “Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Let his children become fatherless; and his wife become a widow.” Frank Schaeffer, a one-time evangelical leader, tells Maddow that this latest …

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Study: Gay Priests No More Likely To Molest Than Straight Ones

A new study shows that sexual orientation is not predictive of which Catholic priests commit child molestation. A preliminary report commissioned by the nation’s Roman Catholic bishops to investigate the clergy sex abuse scandal has found no evidence that gay priests are more likely than heterosexual clergy to molest children, the lead authors of the study said Tuesday. The full …

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Broward County FL Gets Gay Mayor

Yesterday Ken Keechl was sworn in as the mayor of Florida’s Broward County, the first openly gay county mayor of the seaside gay tourism mecca. Keechl was elected by fellow county commisssioners. Handling the county’s roiling corruption scandals will be Keechl’s first order of business. Ken Keechl took over as Broward mayor Tuesday amid a wide-ranging government corruption investigation that …

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AIDS Denialists Release Film Of Lies

AIDS denialists, who claim that HIV either doesn’t exist or doesn’t cause AIDS, have released a film titled House Of Numbers. Already, doctors interviewed for the movie has issued a statement denouncing its “junk science.” A film about HIV and what causes AIDS has been attacked for being misleading and even dangerous. According to producer and director Brent Leung, House …

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