Entries from September 2010

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Lie or Die? Either Way, the Culture of Homophobia is Killing Us

What do Minister George Rekers; Pastor Ted Haggard, WA Legislator Richard Curtis, former congressman, Mark Foley, and Alabama Attorney General Troy King, and most recently Rev. Eddie Long (no relation to me!)  have in common? Each one of them took rabid anti-gay positions in their public lives. Each one of them has been accused of […]

Saturday, September 18th, 2010

Right-Wing Nutbags: BillyBobNeck Exposes Maddow

America’s Right Wing (including its Teabaggers and Republicons) has more nuts than the scrotum of a mutant elephant: Fresh from YouTube, BillyBobNeck exposes Rachel Maddow (of the Nazi Marxist Socialist Communist Bolshevik network MSNBC) as a lesbian vampire! Or is BillyBobNeck just a satirist? Irony is so elusive (and so Lefty). You be the judge!

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

GOP Candidate Channels Chris Farley

Republican Councilman Phil Davison of Minerva, Ohio made a fiery speech at Wednesday evening’s Stark County Republican Party’s executive committee meeting to select a nominee to run for Stark County treasurer. Was Davison channeling the late comedian Chris Farley in his numerous appearances on Saturday Night Live as “Matt Foley, motivational speaker”?

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Carmen Miranda–All Aboard!

Carmen Miranda was camp before camp. In this scene from an otherwise undistinguished World War II era comedy, Springtime in the Rockies, Miss Miranda, playing “Rosita Murph” (don’t ask . . . the plot contrivances are ne plus ultra) sings “Chattanooga Choochoo,” in Portugese. She was recruited by the ever prissy Edward Everett Horton (seen briefly at […]