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Goodbye To Yankee Stadium

Yesterday the final game was played at Yankee Stadium, the most venerated sports venue in American history. It will only grow with time, like Lou Gehrig’s farewell, Don Larsen’s masterpiece and Reggie Jackson’s third home run in a World Series game. Untold thousands will say they were there the night the curtain fell on baseball’s grandest stage. It happened Sunday …

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The Obama Marriage Factor

According to a New York Times story, Barack Obama’s immense popularity among black voters in California may hurt the marriage equality movement. Could Senator Barack Obama’s popularity among black voters hurt gay couples in California who want to marry? That is the concern of opponents of Proposition 8, a measure on the November ballot that would amend the state constitution …

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George Michael Busted Again For Drugs

Openly gay pop superstar George Michael was arrested for possession of crack cocaine on Friday night near London’s infamous Hampstead Heath cruising ground. Police released him at the station with a “caution.” Michael, 45, was cautioned by the Metropolitan Police for possession of Class A and Class C drugs after being arrested in public lavatories near the heath, in northwest …

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Folsom Europe 2008

It took a few days to get my photos off of Aaron’s laptop, but I’ve finally posted a gallery of some of my pics from Berlin and Folsom Europe. There’s a small slideshow at the bottom of this post, but since a few of the pics are NSFW, you’ll probably want to view the full-screen versions on your home machine. …

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Olafur Eliasson (The Milli Remix)

Readers of this here website thingy and all New Yorkers know that Danish conceptual artist Olafur Eliasson’s Waterfalls installations along the East River have been met with the collective yawn of eight million people – and not a little bit of scorn and derision. So here’s a couple of “rappers” giving voice to the massively ego-d Eliasson’s reciprocative “fuck you” …

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Obama Interrupted By Protesters Claiming He Is Endorsed By The Ku Klux Klan

Barack Obama’s speech in Coral Gables, Florida today was interrupted by a group of black protesters calling themselves “Blacks Against Obama.” The protesters waved signs claiming that he has been endorsed by the KKK. The signs said Obama was for gay marriage and abortion, and said his candidacy was “endorsed by the KKK.” Another sign said, “Jesse Jackson hates Obama.” …

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Broadway Friday

–This should be good: Cry-Baby writers David Javerbaum and Adam Schlesinger have penned songs for Stephen Colbert’s A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! The Nov. 23 Christmas special, which will air Nov. 23 at 10 PM ET/PT on Comedy Central, features special guests Jon Stewart, Feist, Elvis Costello, John Legend, Willie Nelson and Toby Keith. A DVD of …

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Video Fix

Adobe has just released a Flash update that will resolve an intermittent problem some are having with embedded videos playing in Firefox, Chrome, and Safari (but not IE, for once.) If embedded videos are freezing at the 2-second mark, the recommendation is to uninstall Flash and either revert to an earlier version or update to the beta version of Flash …

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