Monthly Archives: November 2009

Gobble Gobble

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Tis the Season

I’ll be back next week; in the meantime, Happy Thanksgiving.

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It’s not quite over, but …

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Urgent Breaking NEWS

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Best in Show

The amazing Jane Lynch got her big break in the movie Best in Show.   Last week she spoke with Terry Gross on Fresh Air, and it’s a delightful interview.  Who knew Terry snorts a little when she laughs? Adorable! We … Continue reading

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Don’t Cry for me Sarah Palin

When I saw the title of Eugene Robinson’s Washington Post article about Sarah Palin, “Our Evita,” I winced.  I love Eva Peron. Obviously one of the more controversial figures in history, but fascinating.  And that hair! Sure, Evita did some … Continue reading

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Inside the NFL — it’s as gay as it sounds*

[*Warning: this post contains strong sexual innuendo courtesy of the NFL.] I never knew I liked watching football until a couple of years ago.  I was living in Boston when the Patriots began their string of Super Bowl wins, and … Continue reading

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Asshole at Purdue

I saw this story last week out of Purdue University and, oh my, what a blow hard. It calls into question several things for me: freedom of speech (he’s got every right to think, say, and write what he wants); … Continue reading

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Vancouver or Bust (read: Indulge Me Please)

I’m a fan of figure skating, but old school.  Meaning: I didn’t really follow the Olympics in Torino and don’t have a clue who plans to compete in Vancouver, but I was obsessed with the Battle of both the Carmens … Continue reading

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Dolly! Dolly! Dolly!

I just love anyone who manages to rhyme a’courtin’ with ought’n, which makes me predisposed to adore Dolly Parton.  The Queen of one-liners is the focus of an NPR Music tribute in honor of her release of, well, Dolly — … Continue reading

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