Monthly Archives: January 2009

Quick Hit: PETA’s Ad Banned from the Super Bowl

TweetPETA’s incredibly ridiculous ad trying to convince all those hot wing munchers to convert to vegetarianism during the Super Bowl has been rejected. Shocker. It contains thin white woman prancing around in their underwear rubbing vegetables all over their perfectly toned bodies. I’m not even going to post the video, cause it’s, well, inane. Suffice [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club: Surprised by God

TweetThe only Jewish kid I knew growing up in Colorado Springs, CO was a nerdy guy whose mother sued the neighborhood elementary school when she realized we only sang Christmas carols around holiday time (this was in the mid 80s). I felt bad for him, even though I thought it was very brave of his [...]
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The Pandora’s Box of Cohabitation

TweetSo remember awhile back when I asked for your advice on sharing space with a partner and not losing your mind? Well, I’m happy to report that it’s been about three months of cohab-ing and things seem to be going along swimmingly. I think in my effort to make sure that my body wasn’t invaded [...]
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Obama Signs the Lilly Ledbetter Act!

Tweet Woo hoo! Obama has officially signed, The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act, fair pay legislation! In Obama’s own words: It is fitting that with the very first bill I sign … we are upholding one of this nation’s first principles: that we are all created equal and each deserve a chance to pursue [...]
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Pariah

TweetCheck out two quick versions of a trailer for this amazing movie my friend Claire told me about. The website explains it thus: Pariah is a coming-of-age drama about a lesbian teenager who unsuccessfully juggles multiple identities to avoid rejection from her friends and family. Set against the kinetic and incongruous social landscape of middle [...]
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