Oh my God, you guys, 2011 is almost over and I have RESOLUTIONS!
“But resolutions are an empty gesture meant for glad-handing in an echo chamber. Real people who want to change don’t wait for blah blah blah, blah blah blah blah. Blah blah blah blah. Blah, blah blah blah.”
- Miserable Fuck on the [...]
Sandy was strong, fast, and agile. The perfect candidate for The Races, an annual gathering that centers on a violent footrace in the hills of South Dakota.
This race takes place because society has fallen into disrepair. In the second decade of the 21st Century, America lost its way. Despite [...]
For the last four years, Phillip Patterson has been engaged in an exercise that’s pretty unusual in the 21st Century: transcribing the King James Bible, all 92,000 words of it, using pen and paper.
The Wall Street Journal has more on the project:
Intellectual curiosity, rather than religious fervor, led Patterson to the [...]
From Aron Heller of The Associated Press comes the story of a small child – a little girl – who is spit upon and cursed at by ultra-Orthodox Jews as she walks to school in the town of Beit Shemesh, just West of Jerusalem. (watch video)
It’s a really awful story about pathetic [...]
Occupy Albany has made a shocking, controversial, and altogether unfathomable demand: to take money out of politics.
Ridiculous! Ludicrous! Far too specific! This would undermine everything!
Personally, I think there should be MORE money in politics. In fact, I say do away with voting entirely. Replace it, instead, with glass jars for each [...]
Arrests have finally been made in the ballot fraud case in the city of Troy, the culmination of a two year investigation that feels like it has dragged on forever. The arrests include the sitting City Council President, Clem Campana, who in light of the scandal dropped out of the 2011 Mayoral [...]
I just read a Times Union piece by Cathleen Crowley about the canonization of Kateri, a 17th Century convert to Catholicism who is being put on the fast-track to Sainthood after an alleged miracle out West.
Kateri Tekakwitha was born out of conflict. Her mother was an Algonquin and a Christian; her father a [...]
- Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye…
- Listen to me LIVE as guest co-host of Alternative to Sleeping tonight at 10pm!
- Realtors: “WAAAAAAAAAHHHHHH” George Hearst III: “NONONOO SSSSHHH IT’S OKAY, it’s okay…here. Here’s a pacifier.” Kristi: “#oops.”
- Open Mic web series premiere tonight @ Lark Tavern
- Trust Me, You’re Going to Want to See This
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