December 13, 2006

R.I.P. Peter Boyle

December 13, 2006 // 1 Comment

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One of my favorite scenes from “Young Frankenstein;” unfortunately both “the monster” and “Elizabeth” (Madeline Khan) have passed away. (Boyle, also great in “Taxi Driver” and “The [...]

Help! My Mom’s a Fundamentalist Wacko!

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Nothing like a little holiday indoctrination: Katharine DeBrecht and Jim Hummel, the team that brought you the first two HELP! MOM! books—There are Liberals Under My Bed! and Hollywood’s in My Hamper! are back, with their funniest, most [...]

How to be the father of a straight son

December 13, 2006 // 1 Comment

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Some advice to dads from fundamentalist James Dobson: “[T]he boy’s father has to do his part. He needs to mirror and affirm his son’s maleness. He can play rough-and-tumble games with his son, in ways that are decidedly different [...]

Elvis is leaving the building

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Another Georgia institution is set to bid adieu. Gainesville’s Lantern Inn, home of the best damn Elvis impersonator alive, is shutting its doors after 41 years of business. I’m really bummed about this. I used to live just up the road [...]

Mahmoud and Mel

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Someone’s sharing talking points: (Source) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: “Sixty million people died in the Second World War. World War II was a gigantic crime. We condemn it all. We are against bloodshed, regardless of whether a crime was [...]

Convert or die!

December 13, 2006 // 1 Comment

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More fun with fundamentalists; now there’s a video game based on the popular “Left Behind” series of books: In Left Behind, set in perfectly apocalyptic New York City, the Antichrist is personified by fictional Romanian Nicolae [...]

Pull the string!

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Malcontenter Al Kosa checks in with some suggestions for aspiring profiteers … Why stop with hooker dolls? Kids, boys and girls, should have little plastic likenesses of the potpourri of role models our society serves up: *The insider-trading, [...]
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