Month: June 2006

Al Gore does Iron Eyes Cody

Al Gore does Iron Eyes Cody

So how geeky am I, celebrating my first day back to (relative) normacly by spending two hours with algore? Much has been written about the movie and the former vice president, and much of it is true. The Gore that leads viewers through “An Inconvenient […]

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Imagine if he had been driving a stick

Imagine if he had been driving a stick

I’ll admit, I once pondered the idea while driving across a particularly desolate part of Wyoming, but I showed restraint. Granted, I didn’t have a DVD player mounted on my dashboard — Minnesota Timberwolves center Eddie Griffin was drunk and masturbating when he crashed his […]

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Ungrateful bitch of the week

Ungrateful bitch of the week

“A friend of mine had seen a TV report and e-mailed me, ‘I’m so sorry. I just heard your father died.’ And I was just in total shock.” –Tori Spelling, who goes on to prove she’s the spoiled-est of brats in an interview with Us […]

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Noted and quoted

Noted and quoted

“You know, you almost got to be a homosexual to be recognized in the entertainment industry anymore.” –Noted cultural critic and gay baiter Jerry Falwell, from a recent sermon … One question: what does it mean to be “almost” a homosexual? Should Hollywood bisexuals feel […]

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Betty Friedan is spinning in her grave

Betty Friedan is spinning in her grave

Casually observing Barbara Walters and Star Jones Reynolds discuss their break-up is as painful as television gets. With their hushed tones and oh-so-serious countenance, you would think they were negotiating with kidnappers. Ladies, please. No one cares about your foolish little morning chatfest (and if […]

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Home cookin’

Home cookin’

I’ve so enjoyed my mother’s beef vegetable soup (one of the fringe benefits of the finally dissipating vertigo), I thought I’d share it with you all. I know you’re not supposed to divulge family recipes, but that never made much sense to me. My moms […]

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LOOK AT ME!

LOOK AT ME!

I’m confused. Earlier this month Britney Spears made a tearful plea for privacy in her televised interview with “newsman” Matt Lauer. Now she’s posing nude on the cover of Bazaar magazine (how original). Granted, it’s hard out there for a brain dead, knocked-up redneck.

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Noted and quoted

Noted and quoted

“If he were to be tried and convicted of treason, yes, I would have no problem with him being sent to the gas chamber. It is about revealing classified secrets in the time of war. And the media has got to take responsibility for revealing […]

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It’s only a movie

It’s only a movie

And, based on reviews and my own gut feeling, not a great one. But usually reliable New York Times film critic Manohla Dargis gives “Superman Returns” the messiah treatment in her overbaked review of a flick based on a comic book icon who wears tights […]

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