Archive | February, 2011
Just Make Sure You Spell My Name Right

Just Make Sure You Spell My Name Right

I’ve been shamefacedly following the story of Natalie Monroe, the suburban Philadelphia teacher/blogger with a shitload of fun stuff to say about her students. What can I say, it’s gossip-y, she’s a blogger, and she pokes fun of “special” kids. This one is so up my alley that it reinforces my suspicion that I am living the Truman Show.

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Soupy’s Spotlight – The Return of Music Friday

Soupy’s Spotlight – The Return of Music Friday

In the meantime, I figured I would use a couple posts a month to highlight some online stuff that kind of flew into my radar. Maybe it’s a new blog I “discovered,” or a podcast, a twitter account, a video maker, a comic, a musician. Whatever. I may highlight someone who already enjoys some modicum of celebrity, but more often not.

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Comment Challenge XI

Comment Challenge XI

This picture may actually require a little additional information. The shot on the left shows Sofia Vergara (allegedly) on her way to “hair and make-up,” while the pic on the right shows a more recognizable, albeit bundled Vergara for reference purposes.

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“A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace” by John Perry Barlow

“A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace” by John Perry Barlow

No one really cares where I found this, but suffice it to say that I came across it today, 15 years to the day after it was written, or more accurately typed, by Mr. John Perry Barlow. Its truth resonates with me as both a writer and a reader, and I am thankful that this Man of Ideas has taken up this fight.

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A Soupy Sexpose – Gentleman’s Club vs. Male Revue

A Soupy Sexpose – Gentleman’s Club vs. Male Revue

Maybe it’s because they only go to strip clubs like twice (maybe three times) in their lifetime, that we husbands (boyfriends, lesbian life partners) usually greet their, “I have to go to the strip club for So-and-so’s bachelorette party (the lady in the cubicle next to mine’s retirement party, et al.),” with a disinterested “Have a good time.”

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