[A new paper] in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research suggests that — for reasons that aren’t entirely clear — abstaining from alcohol does tend to increase one’s risk … Continue Reading Drinkers outlive teetotalers
More deep thoughts from Larry King: My theory of the day… the only people who show up for class reunions are those who have aged well. Am I right!? less … Continue Reading My favorite Duke is Zeibert
The iconic Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta is ditching its ’60s origins to catch up to the 2010s. That fan-shaped floor tile dating back to the hotel’s 1967 opening, gone. … Continue Reading Score one for sameness
My disdain for Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin is more personal than partisan. I don’t care for Keith Olbermann or Alan Grayson, either. Why should I apologize for disliking preening … Continue Reading In defense of personal attacks
Self-appointed culture warrior Bill O’Reilly got his start reviewing porn: But the one that really caught our eye was a piece in which O’Reilly watches the classic porno The Devil … Continue Reading Two thumbs up for ‘Dirty Prancing’
Self-conscious dick jokes: It is hard to read encomiums to Apatow without the sense that his champions are desperate to bear witness to a comic filmmaker who is both popular … Continue Reading The secret of Judd Apatow’s success
Might as well milk this fifth anniversary thing with a Sunday-appropriate flashback, first posted on 8/28/05. For the record, Bishop Eddie Long remains a “respected” religious leader in the community. … Continue Reading Would Jesus fly coach?
Glenn Beck is such a pompous tool. You must watch. (I’m not endorsing Media Matters; I can’t find the video anywhere else.) Related Articles Egomania on an unhealthy scale (washingtonmonthly.com)
More from the Malcontent’s first week, excerpted from a Scientology newsletter intended for one of the cult’s members: Your Progress to OT (Arbitraries Cancelled!) “The announcement of the Golden Age … Continue Reading Scientology gibberish
On Aug. 24, 2005, I reminisced about forgotten transgendered icon Renee Richards: I don’t hold any special torch for the former Richard Raskind; I just think it was fascinating to … Continue Reading The Malcontent at 5
Beck said in a recent broadcast that he did not intentionally choose the “I Have a Dream” anniversary for his rally – but that he believes the coincidence is “divine … Continue Reading American flag golf shirts going fast
Ken Mehlman, President Bush’s campaign manager in 2004 and a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, has told family and associates that he is gay. Mehlman arrived at this … Continue Reading GOP honcho known to be gay comes out
Any “journalist” who asks a political candidate their opinion of Snooki should never be allowed to ask a question again.
You can’t write a political autobiography without “courage” or “lead” in the title. Pretty arrogant to call yourself courageous, don’t you think?
Someone is paying Bristol Palin $14,000 to speak about single motherhood. When it comes to exploiting conservative pocketbooks, no one can touch the Palin gals.