The good news about Britney Spears’s new album, Blackout, is it isn’t nearly as terrible as you think it is going to be. The other news is that her appearance in said album is pretty much inconsequential. Spears remains waiting for a true comeback after dashing several opportunities for a break from several sources. She […]
It has to be at least 85 degrees in this office.
On October 28, the Pope will beatify (certify as Blessed) several martyrs of the Spanish Civil War, among them Gabino Olaso Zabala. Only thing is, Zabala is known to have participated in the torture of a fellow priest. Disturbingly, some Catholics are rallying behind a man who never publicly regretted his abusive past. http://www.commonwealmagazine.org/blog/post/index/1336/Beatifying-a-torturer
Big ‘get well soons’ to Ron’s mom who was called yesterday morning that they had a kidney donor for her. She was rushed into surgery last night and came out around 2am. Ron called this morning to say she’s already eating breakfast so I figure that’s a good sign.
Are you ever shocked by how long your eyebrows can grow? That you’ll have one that has been growing horizontally so you haven’t been able to notice it but then you are twiddling your brow while you’re watching Stephen Colbert and then you’re completely grossed out at this inch long mammoth brow-hair sprouting from your […]
WWII vets involved in interrogating captured Nazis are pissed off at the current conduct: Several of the veterans, all men in their 80s and 90s, denounced the controversial techniques. And when the time came for them to accept honors from the Army’s Freedom Team Salute, one veteran refused, citing his opposition to the war in […]
From our spineless Speaker: “Look,” she said, the chicken breast on her plate untouched. “I had, for five months, people sitting outside my home, going into my garden in San Francisco, angering neighbors, hanging their clothes from trees, building all kinds of things — Buddhas? I don’t know what they were — couches, sofas, chairs, […]
From Salon.com: Along with his new Social Justice Party, formed in July, Gaydamak has allied himself with Benjamin Netanyahu, the Likud Party leader and former prime minister. To this alliance Gaydamak brings his rapidly increasing popularity, especially among Israel’s influential Russian population, a growing grass-roots political network, and billions of dollars. Netanyahu brings his credibility […]