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United States
January 20, 2017 – 10:17 AM | 7 Comments
United States

Have you ever gone to Springfield, IL?

Koch: More lights on the bridge
July 21, 2013 – 5:36 PM | No Comment
<em>Koch</em>: More lights on the bridge

I grew up in a Wall Street bedroom community, where the local news isn't really local because…who cares.

February 3, 2011 – 10:00 AM | 9 Comments

Death Race 37, Sarah 19; 1 of 24 categories completed
GasLand, a doc about the dangers posed to the national water supply by hydro-fracturing ("fracking"), gets off to a precious, over-edited start, and Josh Fox's grating …

The NC Double Scrooge: Your "Champion"
December 28, 2010 – 1:51 PM | 4 Comments
The NC Double Scrooge: Your "Champion"

Many odious aspects of the holidays entered…one left. And that one, with 35% of the vote in our final poll, is: "The alleged 'War on Christmas' annually fabricated by conservatives"!
Thanks so much for participating in …

Contest: Now What?
November 3, 2009 – 9:56 AM | 27 Comments
Contest: Now What?

First, we admire the crafty initiative of reader Deanna in dressing her own Miss Tomatohead up as a member of the nightshade family using only materials at hand. Excellent use of green felt, young ladies.
Then, …

The man, the myth, et cetera
August 26, 2009 – 8:45 AM | 23 Comments
The man, the myth, et cetera

I made jokes, but he'll be missed.

The Final Day
January 19, 2009 – 4:29 PM | 100 Comments

Resident sucker for oral histories yours truly recommends the one on Daily Beast about the inauguration changeover.
I nearly can't believe it's finally come: the last day of the Bush presidency. I watched his farewell remarks …

"Calgon — take me a gay!"
December 10, 2008 – 3:33 PM | 24 Comments
"Calgon — take me a gay!"

"Shhh, Daddy's stories are on."
To all my friends and readers who called in gay today, Lee and I salute you. Don't forget to take a nice hot bubble bath with your favorite boy or girl …

Prop 8 is enough
November 14, 2008 – 1:18 AM | 76 Comments
Prop 8 is enough

It's more than enough, in fact. We've had more than enough codified discrimination in this country over its long and sometimes misguided history, and whatever semantics those in favor of Proposition 8 choose to hide …

Two more things, only one of which is embarrassing
November 6, 2008 – 9:29 PM | 30 Comments

The non-embarrassing: you guys, the Newsweek special election report is gripping stuff. All day, I've given myself one page each time I finish something from my to-do list, but a little while ago I gave …