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The Typical Incendiary Blog Post

How not to blog and how not to comment, all in one hilarious read. I somewhat see this here website thingy in this post and you may see yourself in the comments. At the least, you’ll see some of your fellow JMGers. (Via – Andrew Sullivan)

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Straight-Up Chicken Abuse

I’m not sure why these things always happen on my line, but here’s how a Gothamist reader recounts his experience on the 6 train last night. We boarded the 6 train at 33rd street around 7pm last night, and noticed a large scarcity of passengers in one section of the train. Upon looking down, it I saw first a live …

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Ted Haggard: I Am Cured Of The Gay

Ted Haggard and his wife appeared on Oprah’s tribute show to cheated upon wives yesterday. According to Ted, he now lets his wife check in on his whereabouts via Facebook and Twitter so that she always knows he doesn’t have a cock in his mouth. Because you can only use the internet in the presence of heterosexuals. Former New Life …

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PhoboQuotable – Maggie Gallagher

“The first question for me is: Are same-sex unions ‘marriages’? I’m against discrimination, I’m against hatred, I’m in favor of marriage equality, but I don’t think same-sex marriage is marriage. Therefore I think it is wrong for the government to insist, through the use of law, that we all believe that same-sex unions are marriages.” – Maggie Gallagher, speaking at …

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The Apple iPad

It’s essentially “a big iPhone.” Follow the NYT’s live blog. Live video stream here. Gizmodo live blog here. Tons of photos and specs are here. The tablet’s screen measures in at around 10 inches, as per the rumors, meaning that it’s got a significantly smaller footprint than the smallest MacBook, but a much larger screen than the iPhone. That’s 10 …

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HomoQuotable – Joan Jett

“It was initially kind of laughing, like that kind of smiling, going, ‘What are you doing? You can’t do this. Girls don’t play rock ‘n’ roll.’ And when they saw were really serious about it, the attitude kind of changed. Anything from really just insulting and dirty, nasty things. Calling us names, every name that you can call a woman. …

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NYC To Close Down Clubs Over Smoking

This week NYC announced plans to close down at least five clubs for violating the city’s ban on indoor smoking. Included on the list of clubs to lose their liquor licenses is Chelsea’s massive M2 Ultra Lounge (formerly Mansion, formerly Studio Mezmor, formerly Crobar), which is host to numerous gay dance parties including the popular Alegria circuit party events. M2 …

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Alan Van Capelle Leaves Pride Agenda

Empire State Pride Agenda executive director Alan Van Capelle is stepping down for a position in the office of NYC Comptroller John Liu. The departure comes shortly after ESPA’s years-long attempt to bring marriage equality to New York failed in the state Senate. Van Capelle is breaking the news this morning to the staff at ESPA, where his seven-year tenure …

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Bloomberg 2012?

Remember when Michael Bloomberg denied over and over that he was going to run for president in 2008 even as his field team conducted polls and surveys around the country? And how he said he only wanted to finish out his second and final (HAH!) term as NYC mayor? This week Bloomberg hired Hillary Clinton’s 2008 media strategist, setting off …

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