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Open Thread Thursday

Maybe you’re just like my motherShe never sat outside– Prince, When Doves Cry, according to my friend Ken’s mother. They’re called mondegreens, those hilariously misheard song lyrics. My own mother thought that Ohio Player’s Rollercoaster was called Join The Coast Guard. (Sing it out loud, it kind of works.) My ex used to sing a line from Bowie’s Rebel, Rebel …

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DRM Continues To Lose Favor

Amazon announced today that they will launch all DRM-free music download site later this year, citing an agreement with EMI Group, who decided last month that all their music will now be unencumbered by digital rights management copy protection. Warner and Sony are also testing some DRM-free downloads. Tracks without DRM can be copied unlimited times and moved to any …

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And We’re Winning Here In Allentown

The Goddess of Randomocity got dizzy will all those clamoring for yesterday’s Swag Tuesday Elvis Costello booty, but she spun her wheel and landed on #115, Stephanie of Allentown, Pennsylvania. Stephanie says, “Holy Crap! I’d send you a picture of me looking stunned, but I don’t have access to any at the moment. THANK YOU! And thanks to the gods …

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Mike Jones: Book, Honors

Previewing the June release of his book, I Had To Say Something: The Art Of Ted Haggard’s Fall (co-authored by Sam Gallegos), there is a great story about Mike Jones in the current issue of the Advocate. On May 24th, Jones will be the honoree of San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Club, where he will receive the Harry Britt Achievement Award. …

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This Just In

Media Request: FOX radio and KVI’s The Commentators, with John Carlson and Ken Schram, would like to speak with you about Jerry Falwell. Perhaps its too early but this is going to be the defining moments, the early days after his death when people start determining his impact on America for better or worst. We would like to talk with …

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HomoQuotable – Matt Foreman

“The death of a family member or friend is always a sad occasion and we express our condolences to all those who were close to the Rev. Jerry Falwell. Unfortunately, we will always remember him as a founder and leader of America’s anti-gay industry, someone who exacerbated the nation’s appalling response to the onslaught of the AIDS epidemic, someone who …

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Marriage Loophole

A Boston court ruled last week that gay New Yorkers married in Massachusetts can be considered legally married there, but more interestingly, they apparently can be considered legally married in New York too, but only if they were married between May 17th 2004 and July 6th, 2006. It wasn’t until July 6th, 2006 that New York state ruled that gay …

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Hell-Cam!

Thanks to the folks at Ninth Circle Technologies for grabbing this Hell-cam shot as Jerry Falwell rocketed down the Styx Superslide to his eternal reward. Satan was waiting at the bottom for his old friend.

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Morning View – Queensboro Bridge

I took this shot of the Queensboro Bridge from the Roosevelt Island tram last night. Riding on the tram was an extremely excited woman who kept exclaiming about the view and nudging the commuters. She was wearing a baseball uniform. At the end of the ride, she invited us all for drinks. We declined. The bridge is under rehab right …

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