Archive for December, 2007

Mr Swift’s “Banquet” Continues To Deliver…..Shane McGowan

Thanks to flawedplan from Writhe Safely for this video gem. I wish I had had this up for Christmas–”goddamn us, everyone” indeed: Thanks again Swift.

Why Jon Swift Shifts The Minx into Top Gear

Have you seen BBC America’s Top Gear? Its a show about cars. I know, I know–it doesn’t exactly seem like it would be up my martini-swilling, city-dwelling, houseboy-owning alley–but there you go. After watching this clip from the show (hair flip to C3 Fun with an additional Marcia Brady hair flip to Jon Swift, who [...]

Andrew Sullivan Endorses Ron Paul

So, Andrew Sullivan has gone and done it. Sullivan’s endorsed Ron Paul for the Republican nomination. I suppose its more a result of the quality of candidates for the Republican and Democratic nominations, but I find it kind of amazing that the same person can endorse Obama AND Paul knowing what they know.  It seems [...]

Testing New Theme, Thanks For Your Patience

I had to change themes again because I was unable to post video on the first page of this blog using the former theme–a huge problem. As a result, I HOPE I have found the perfect new theme, although I will be making some aesthetic changes over the next few days. Sorry to change things [...]

Happy Holidays: My Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipe

Jose Cuervo Christmas Cookies 1 cup of water 1 tsp baking soda 1 cup of sugar 1 tsp salt 1 cup of brown sugar 4 large eggs 1 cup nuts 2 cups of dried fruit 1 bottle Jose Cuervo Tequila Sample the Cuervo to check quality. Take a large bowl, check the Cuervo again. To [...]

Gavin Newsome Campaigns For Hillary Clinton In Reno

Gay marriage-loving, adulterous, and general cutie pie San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom will be in Reno this Friday, December 21, campaigning for Hillary Clinton to show she is the candidate who can pull in the young, attractive, and gay-loving vote. That should go over well in Reno as long as the Clinton campaign doesn’t send [...]

Free Phone Calls from H.E.L.P. (Homeless Evaluation Liaison Program)

H.E.L.P.’s Call Home for the Holidays Program will provide free long distance phone calls courtesy of JC&C Wireless and AT&T for those who wish to call family, friends or prospective employees. Those qualified for assistance may receive a FREE Greyhound bus ticket to reach family or prospective employer, courtesy of the Reno H.E.L.P. (Homeless Evaluation [...]

2008 Reno River Festival Website Is Up

Reno River dude Jim Litchfield alerted me to the new Reno River Festival website published by the new promoters, Reno River Festival LLC. They are going to add a couple of new events this year including Street Rapids, which sounds like a hair-raising bike race, and a mud-filled fun run they are calling Run Amuck: [...]

Chris Dodd for President

Chris Dodd stood up and said no to the Bush Administration and many in Congress who wanted to grant immunity to telecomm companies that were complicit in warrantless surveillance. And he did so for about eight hours in as noble a use of an almost but not technically a filibuster as we’ve seen in recent [...]

The War Against Contraception

For those of you Americans who actually enjoy having sex for non-procreational purposes should be paying attention to the Bush Administration’s war against contraception. From the Center for American Progress Report: Every day in the United States, 10,000 young people acquire a sexually-transmitted disease. Teen pregnancy rates in this country are rising, and 2.5 million [...]

Did You Say The “New Democratic Majority” Wally Edge?

Okay, I’m a few days late on this, but a hipster tipster pointed out Wally Edge’s December 14th column (that would be Nevada’s Wally Edge as opposed to the New Jersey, Maine, Colorado, Vermont, Maryland, or Oregon Wally Edge). Isn’t the Nevada Wally Edge supposed to be a Nevada political insider? If so, he or [...]

Poor Darren Mack, It’s Hard Being The Victim

In case you didn’t see Martha Bellisle’s story on Darren Mack’s latest attempt to play the victim, its definitely worth a read. If only to see how victimizers manage to play the victim so well. Forget about the person they have beaten or murdered, they are the one who is misunderstood and victimized by the [...]

Two Alarming Stories of Rape

Tales of the massive mortgage fraud in the U.S. and an alleged disappearing rape kit in the gang rape case of a Halliburton/KBR employee Jamie Leigh Jones.

Is There A Caucus Somewhere Around Here?

It turns out that there is a caucus around here with real live television ads featuring the candidates and everything! Thanks Gleaner. Could campaign stops with Oprah (who has moved on from Iowa to South Carolina) and Maya Angelou be next?There was a kerfluffle recently between the new New Jersey blog published in Nevada and [...]

Newest Clinton Conspiracy

Photo courtesy of Joshua Lott for The New York Times Let’s face it, the Clintons inspire a kind of enmity that many of us do not understand, but Bill and Hillary are not enough to occupy the imagination of some Clinton haters. In the forums, some local residents are speculating about a Chelsea Clinton [...]