October 2009

overscene at pride

October 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

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A very angry middle-aged man in a late 90’s Cadillac, circling Piedmont Park and bellowing into a megaphone, “Your lifestyle is repugnant to me!” Sounded like someone from Buffalo or parts [...]

foiled by a healthy diet

October 30, 2009 // 4 Comments

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I woke up this morning with terrible abdominal pain. Then I broke out in hives, odd since I’ve transitioned to a healthy diet (lots of wheats, oats, etc.) Turns out I’m gluten intolerant. Goodbye, [...]

the blogosphere says what returns

October 29, 2009 // 1 Comment

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First of all, I lost my job as diversity coordinator at Diversity Today, the magazine for professionals in the diversity field. It was so unfair. No one’s been hit harder by this stupid recession than me! Fortunately, I’ve been able to [...]

no stomach for haggis

October 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

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So filmmaker Paul Haggis has finally taken note of the Cult of Scientology’s homophobia. I smell insincerity. Besides, supporting Prop. 8 is not the worst thing Scientology has [...]

on the other hand

October 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

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If the U.S. pulls of of Afghanistan that country will be forever ruled by outlaws. Who will intercede next time around? Certainly not Russia or the United States. Worse, Afghan women will be doomed to [...]

out of afghanistan

October 28, 2009 // 1 Comment

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The imagery is horrible. The heroin kingpin brother of the crooked Afghan president is apparently on the C.I.A. payroll. It’s becoming clear that we have no idea what to do in this part of the world. Stop digging the tires, even though it [...]