Monthly Archives: July 2010

Wankers of the Week: Hunter S. Thompson tribute edition

Happy Saturday night! Welcome to a special tribute edition of Wankers of the Week. This week, we pay tribute to an intelligent whackjob who said a number of interesting and quotable things. If only all the world’s whackjobs could be … Continue reading

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Stupid Sex Tricks: No horseplay!

I’m sure this is the least of most women’s sexual problems:In other words, don’t be a neigh-sayer. (As if very many of us were. The logistics alone are kind of daunting.)

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: And the birthday boy is looking great

Yep, it’s Chavecito. And it’s another of those “just because” pix–I posted it just because it’s nice, and I like it.

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Evo’s inaugurator arrested for drug possession in El Alto

Aymara spiritual leader Valentín Mejillones, doing what he normally does best. Oh dear. Panorama reports a story that will have a lot of faces red in La Paz: The Aymara priest who four years ago blessed and handed over an … Continue reading

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Short ‘n’ Stubby: Dude, where are my criminal charges?

Hidey-ho, folks, it’s another G-20 roundup for ya. And here comes Ms. Manx with all the linkies you should clicky…First up, the Toronto Star‘s Carol Goar draws up a score sheet for what’s been done and what’s still doing. Surprise: … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Chavecito…here’s the oppos’ present to you!

“The tongue as temple of pleasure”. I shit you not, that’s what the headline says. Do you want to read the whole thing, in Spanish? Or shall I just spare you that unsafe-for-work stuff?Yes, it’s Chavecito’s birthday today, and the … Continue reading

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Quotable: Howard Zinn on civil disobedience

‎”Civil disobedience, that’s not our problem. Our problem is that people are obedient all over the world in the face of poverty and starvation and stupidity, and war, and cruelty. Our problem is that people are obedient while the jails … Continue reading

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G-20 roundup: Slowly, the media are catching on…

The Torygraph dutifully printed the above photo in 2009, but are the major media really getting the message? A few small items give me hope that a little of the truth IS finally starting to filter through:The Toronto Star prints … Continue reading

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Short ‘n’ Stubby: Ms. Manx has two new neighbors…

…and she’d like you to pay them a visit, too, because she thinks you’ll like them:Margarita del Norteand Orwell’s Bastard.One’s from our far north, the other from the deep and sweaty south (Toronto.) Progressive voices from far and wide!

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Music for a Sunday: Who’s that yonder dressed in red?

There are a lot of good versions of this song out there, but Eva Cassidy’s is my personal fave. That swinging organ and horn make for a dizzyingly perfect combination.

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