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11/07/08 06:41 - 64ºF - ID#46594

Post-election Blues

Lord oh lord, I got the blues so bad I can't even shut my eyes. Prop-8 has been an absolute disaster. The latent racism and bigotry against Mormons has exploded in the GLBT community. We need to be building coalitions, not burning bridges and sadly things are not going well.

But then, there is always GWAR. You WNYers are not as familiar with GWAR as you should be. You are hungry. Hungry for something but you don't know what. You hunger for

Meat Sandwich


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11/07/08 09:26 - 57ºF - ID#46582

Dear California

Can you vote on prop 8 again in two years when voter turn out it low?

kisses,

James
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11/02/08 08:18 - 42ºF - ID#46477

Oh hell yaroswell

I am writing my cover letter for a job I am applying to at Roswell. Cover letters are so tough to write, I have been in front of the computer for an hour banging my head against my desk. It is such a parched writing style, devoid of any personality.

Wish me luck. I really want to work there.
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10/31/08 10:09 - 52ºF - ID#46443

Hamster on a Piano



enjoy the ear worm
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10/30/08 01:49 - 44ºF - ID#46428

> Rock the Vote

much, much, much better than Aerosmith urging you to vote for whoever.


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10/28/08 12:49 - 38ºF - ID#46385

Halloween Movie Madness

Movies don't scare me. I love horror movies for the pure cheese, without a trace of felt terror. Movies like The Exorcist, The Shining, The Omen, are all good horror movies, but I don't get a chill up my spine at any point. Never have I been actually terrorized.

Until Freaks.

Todd Browning's Freaks is the only movie to creep me out. To make me so uncomfortable I had to take a break and untangle the disgust in my brain.

The film takes place in a carnival. There are the big ring circus folks, and the sideshow freaks. Plotting brings the big ring people into the world of the freaks. The freaks are so other that we can't help but empathize with the plotting, evil characters. The viewer is the villain.

The movie is filled with little scenes of simple humanity. Like a man born without limbs rolling a cigarette.



Or take a look at this iconic scene. Just prior to it, the woman was mocking her new dwarf husband (all part of that evil plotting) at their wedding. The sincerity of the freaks response is one of the most chilling things on film.



And the ending... if the ending doesn't keep you up all night you aren't human. But I wont spoil it. Go out and rent it.
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10/27/08 01:11 - 42ºF - ID#46366

Mustmayostarayonnaise

In regard to Jim's most recent post on Baconnaise (e:jim,46365)

A trifecta of an outstanding sketch.







god I love throw away culture
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10/24/08 10:56 - 44ºF - ID#46298

WTF McCain-Palin?

Does it ever end?

It was recently revealed, through the magic of campaign financial disclosure, that $150,000 was spent on wardrobe and accessories for Sarah and family. Which, from the convention to election day is over $2,000 a day in clothing. Hockey Mom indeed.

But what gem surfaced this morning?

Who would you guess is the highest paid staff member on the McCain-Palin team?

A hot economic advisor?

Campaign manager for Ohio?

Makeup artist?

That is right, the highest paid staff member is Palin's makeup artist. Amy Strozzi picked up $22,800 in the first two weeks of October as Palin's traveling makeup artist. To put that in perspective, McCain's top foreign policy advisor only made $12,500 in the same period.


McCain's new campaign slogan: MILF the vote!
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10/23/08 04:37 - 49ºF - ID#46282

On a happier note

So, I find it difficult to not get angry sometimes. And I don't fault myself for getting angry. The trick isn't never being angry, but dispelling that anger. And so, to no longer be angry at Sarah "me so awesome for not aborting fake person" Palin I just had to look at this video.

You should watch it, even if it looks familiar. Trust me.


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10/23/08 02:29 - 49ºF - ID#46278

Palin: I'm so AWESOME!

Way to go Sarah Palin!

You are such a great, principled woman. You could of had an abortion, but you didn't! You would have been tempted to abort one of those horrible, ugly, demi-human's with Down's syndrome. But you are so filled with conviction that you didn't kill this disgusting offspring.



Dobson reminded Palin that he sent her a letter after her infant son, Trig was born saying the baby's birth was "a powerful testimony" to the "sanctity of human life." Trig was born 6 months ago with Down Syndrome.

She told Dobson that Trig's birth was "an opportunity for me to really be walking the walk, and not just talking the talk" on her opposition to abortion.



maybe I am just a little pissed off at this woman, maybe I am a little sensitive about this issue lately, maybe it is the way this article was framed. But these remarks do not come off well, as if there was doubt that an absolute stance against abortion applied to other human beings we value less.
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