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Cleveland cops only cared that Tunick’s 100 naked women were not marching.

The Spencer Tunick naked women photo-op at the Cleveland RNC provided an interesting spectacle. One hundred nude women aimed large mirrors at the convention center to shine light on the retrograde sexism of the GOP. They also might have stroked … Continue reading

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Obama is not politically correct and regrets it!

___ Today in Wonderland USA, President Obama apologized to a woman for earlier calling her ‘hot’. However, she was then warned that if she continued to get upset about his male chauvinist sexism that he would have to send a … Continue reading

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Too much superficial evaluation by two sexes superficially judging each other

I am shocked (not particularly) to see that the scientific evidence shows this… Both genders stare equally hard at women’s body parts: study … What next will science ‘discover’? That both sexes stare equally hard’ at men’s wallet and porfolio … Continue reading

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Slavoj Zizek Not Gaga for Pop

Slovenian philosopher Slovaj Zizek has a cult following like Lady Gaga, but denied this weekend any romantic connection. I write this with tongue in cheek, Slavoj’s, because of his comic protestations. Zizek was cajoled by Amy Goodman at Saturday’s London … Continue reading

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Ward Churchill speaks on which settler invasion wrote the book on Apartheid

Ward Churchill spoke in Tucson on Friday and Brenda Norrell has posted the footage. Watching the ex-CU professor speak, I can’t help but think about the university students’ loss. They’re missing the lamentably rarefied perspectives he offers of course, but … Continue reading

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Ship of Fools and other Liberals

SUNY Binghamton student Tim LaPietra coaxed Ted Kaczynski to write a parable for the Autumn 1999 issue of the campus publication OFF! Predictably, the peer review of SHIP OF FOOLS was snarky, e.g. Watership Dim and Rime of the Ancient … Continue reading

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Hooters in time honored fashion

COLORADO SPRINGS- At the Ritz Bar and Grill on Tejon St. downtown, waitresses have to bend over the counter to convey drink orders to the bartenders. There’s a raised platform to assist them in their short skirts. If the show … Continue reading

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Sympathy for Sarah Palin’s self mockery

Even with the official CBS transcript cleaned up, the Couric-Palin interview remains a riveting embarrassment. Fortunately online videos have archived poor Sarah Palin in all her Bush-league ignobility, if you can bear it. Don’t the Republicans appear to be unfathomable … Continue reading

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Sexism and the City

I’ve been revisiting old episodes of Sex and the City a lot lately. It’s a fun show for a girl to watch. New York City neighborhoods, ultra-chic fashions, Manolo Blahnik shoes, ever-changing hairstyles. And an endless stream of nameless but … Continue reading

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Which will make the prettiest Barbie Doll?

Michelle versus Cindy! Which will make the prettiest Barbie Doll? That’s a tough one, if simply because neither one is standing next to a Ken. May be that they are standing next to an aging Ken on Cialis, or next … Continue reading

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Industrial Society and Its Future

Unabomber Ted Kaczynski on how to get published (paragraph 96):   “If we had never done anything violent and had submitted the present writings to a publisher, they probably would not have been accepted. … In order to get our … Continue reading

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