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 empowered? Maybe if I had been “almost” homsexual instead of … Continue reading Noted and quoted

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 should be proud of her sublime stew — Brown one … Continue reading Home cookin’


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.

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 classified information that is putting American lives at risk.” –San … Continue reading Noted and quoted

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 — There’s always been a hint of Jesus (and Moses) … Continue reading It’s only a movie