Monthly Archives: July 2015

Glamour’s love advice is a big ol’ Don’t

This cartoon has been around for a while, but unfortunately, not nearly as long as Glamour magazine’s recommendations on How To Make A Man Fall For You: I won’t bother with a point-for-point analysis; that would be giving this drivel … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Sandra Bland vs. Dylann Roof

Quite a striking difference, wouldn’t you say? A black woman dies for a minor traffic infraction, while a white punk not only survives his arrest, but is taken for a fast-food meal along the way. Yeah, tell me that misogynoir … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: In Cuba, it’s always today

I couldn’t NOT post Carlos Puebla’s tribute to the storming of the Moncada Barracks today. ¡Hasta la victoria SIEMPRE!

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Why it’s never “too soon” to talk about gun violence — or racism, or misogyny

Every time there’s a gun massacre somewhere in the United States, every time there’s an occasion for them to finally start addressing the gun-crime connection, this happens: Right on cue, the NRA rolls out its paid-off bottom-feeder of the moment … Continue reading

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Quotable: Larry Wilmore on Bill Cosby

“Five words: You. Can. Go. Fuck. Yourself.” PERFECT. And if you think that’s harsh, you might want to read this.

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Videos of the day: An historic moment, and an hilarious one.

First, the one for the history books: Yes, that’s right: After more than half a century of US stupidity and embargos in a futile effort to break the Revolution, there is finally a Cuban embassy open in the US again. … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Guess the weather.

Yup, a promised thunderstorm missed us. Instead, this is what we’re faced with right now:

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Old “flirting” tips still suck after all these years

Where do I sign up? Yes, the Anti-Flirt Club was a real thing…back in the 1920s, when cars were beginning to take over the roads from horses and buggies, and motorized mashers were routinely pushing their luck with young women … Continue reading

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Of knockout drops and pudding pops: The “respectability” of Bill Cosby

Isn’t this old Bloom County ‘toon prescient? Because yes, there is finally a black man in the White House, and sure ‘nough, he’s a conservative — and fuck all those racist idiot ratbastards who claim he’s a socialist from Kenya. … Continue reading

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What’s going on in Ecuador?

A short overview of the current turmoil (yup, another epic fail of a coup attempt underway!) and its background. Sorry I’ve been out of the loop on this lately; been dealing with some annoying health issues, among other things.

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