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January 12, 2011

I yield the culture to sci-fi geeks

January 12, 2011 // 1 Comment

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Do I have a choice? I was just informed of the inspiration for the popular hashtag (God I feel smarmy) #Hothlanta. Sayeth Wikipedia: In the fictional universe of Star Wars, Hoth is the sixth planet of a remote system of the same name. It is a world [...]

Required viewing

January 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

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Aasif Mandvi’s interview of the S.F. councilman behind that city’s Happy Meal ban is classic. San Francisco’s Happy Meal Ban – The Daily Show with Jon Stewart – 01/03/11 – Video Clip | Comedy Ce [...]

Tweet du jour

January 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

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If crimes “begin and end with the criminals who commit them,” I think Sarah Palin just endorsed a mosque near Ground Zero. about 5 hours ago via Echofon Retweeted by 100+ people gknauss Greg [...]

Sarah Plain and Self-Pitying

January 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

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Sarah Palin never misses a chance to play the victim. Josh Marshall summed up the reality show star’s response to the Arizona shooting best: “Today has been set aside to honor the victims of the Tucson massacre. And Sarah Palin has [...]