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Stalkerish Fun

If anyone knows this incredibly hot guy in the green shorts that was at “Lapride” this past weekend, please propose to him for...

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David Bowie – Sucker MC or Lick Back in Anger

Lollipop Thrower Hits David Bowie in Eye OSLO, Norway (AP) – Halfway through his third song at a Norwegian music festival, an object...

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Unnecessary Pride

Today, I paid off the last remaining balance of a Visa I’ve had since I was 20 years old and living in Cleveland. It’s done....

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"Eyes are always open / Even when they sleep…"

Beautiful synchronicity led me to the International Channel where I saw a quickie documentary on artist Takayuki Mitsushima. Mitsushima...

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Tales from the Dragon Club, Part One: The DMZ, CID and EBN-OZN

In the winter of 1990, I found myself in Tongduchon, Korea, a smallish military town about 15 miles south of the Demilitarized Zone, or...

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How do you make a hormone?

Don’t pay her a promised Toyota. Everything about this story is hilarious, from her expression, to the prize, to the fact that she...

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She’s In Parties, Part the Second

A recap for those just joining us. At this point, we had been at the party for about an hour and it was a nice, mellow affair, with about...

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Behold – the perfect rock star!

I have created the perfect rock star…one part power pop, one part classic rock and one part alterna-angst. We shall call her: Alanis...

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Holy Crap.

Via papito1: I hate memes. Honest. But cheggidout: J Jolly O Overwhelming H Honorable N Nerdy ? H Hairy . Name / Username: Name Acronym...

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Meanwhile…

Let’s look at tragically hip emo kids and street trash, shall we? I have a soft spot for gutter glamour. Slumming? Pining for youth...

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Songs You Thought Were By New Order, But Weren’t

• Peter Schilling – “The Different Story (World of Lust and Crime)” • Boxcar – “Freemason”...

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She’s In Parties

It was when I saw the combination stand-up shower/pistol shooting range located underground adjacent to the huge swimming pool that I had...

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Christine McVie – An Appreciation in Haiku

Shadowed in the MacBy the witch and crazy guyPoor dog-faced woman...

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The Night Before

Looking at the clock, I see that it’s just about to turn 2 o’clock in the morning. My stomach knots up even more than it has...

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Jobriath was first.

“I’m a true fairy,” Jobriath exclaimed, putting any debate over his true sexuality to rest, becoming rock music’s...

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Stumbling Onto Brilliance

iChat fun: XXX: lapride’s having the motels performing..if u care for them BowiezGod: what’s lapride? BowiezGod: i like the...

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How to fool the world into thinking you’re straight

1. Find hot woman willing to be groped. 2. Grope said woman. 3. Have digital photo of said groping of said woman taken. 4....

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This one is for DM A Moz b-side that should have been on the new album. Beautiful stuff. THE NEVER-PLAYED SYMPHONIES Reflecting from my...

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Signs You’ve Been Working in Advertising Creative Too Long When you’re at your local Gay Pride Parade and you’re more...

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Graphic Designer Porn A couple hours of VH1 Mega Hits this weekend has led to me to a new subgenre: Graphic Designer Porn. Heavy on...

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Kerry, Part Three: On Farmers and Rural Communities

I’ve been trying to get these out once a week, but this one took awhile, because Kerry’s “Helping Farmers and Rural...

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Say it, don’t spray it Now that Blogger has finally rolled out its redesign, you can now post comments to any of my ramblings. Feel...

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“You’re all just parasiiiiites / Robbing me of luvvvvvvvvv…” Got both my Time/Life SCTV DVDs and the Kids in the...

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Kerry, part two: mad cow

I ended my last look at Kerry’s position papers by saying next time we’d examine his five-point plan for mad cow disease. I bet...

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Clusterfuck

We had no support, no training whatsoever, and I kept asking my chain of command for certain things, rules and regulations, and it just...

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The return of the Thin White Duke / Throwing darts in lovers’ eyes… Sorry I’ve been away for a week or so. Just getting...

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Kerry on Education

“This is groundbreaking legislation that enhances the federal government’s commitment to our nation’s public education...

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Annoying Chat/Profile Things – #34 in a series PEOPLE WHO POST PICS OF THEMSELVES FLIPPING OFF THE CAMERA While cute the first,...

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Manifest Density

So, as I may have mentioned before, I picked up a copy of Richard Clarke’s Against All Enemies a couple of weeks ago. I did this out...

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GodWatch 2004 He just keeps on killing. He must be stopped! from WFTV.com: ROSE HILL, Va. — The minister of a church in far southwest...