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video: now THAT is a tribute

Thanks to spending time with some wonderful friends, I had a great birthday weekend. I’ve also been informed that it’s my birthday week, but more about that later. There was much talk today about last night’s VMA and unfortunately people...

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TWSS: Police raid Atlanta Eagle

Presented without comment from The Southern Voice, Atlanta police raid gay leather bar: But when you have the limited group of people going into a situation where they are outnumbered and they don’t know who is in there, it’s a...

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scar watch: but Debbie… pastels?

I am not ashamed to admit that I enjoy a good* joke about the excessive ceremony that has been assigned to 9/11. Such as The Onion’s Americans Observing 9/11 By Trying Not To Masturbate. Even so, I don’t forget the...

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dissent: ur doin it wrong

I wasn’t able to watch Obama’s speech on health care last night, but friends on twitter, Facebook and IM kept me up to speed. When I saw a flurry of messages asking, “Who just shouted out ‘You lie!’?” I was...

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stress: never sleep again…

I seriously think my dreams are trying to tell me something.. or keep me from sleeping.. or kill me, I dunno. I don’t know if this was stress-related or just my subconscious having a bit of fun with me. After...

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Batman: MENSA is pretty hardcore

My daily dose of geekness and a quick chuckle from today’s Shortpacked!. This is the counter-argument after Spider-Man’s villains have been compared to Sci-Fi* Channel Original Movies**. Gotta admit that was a pretty true statement for a long time until...

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definitions: WIN and FAIL

For the layperson who still might not have noticed the lingual-drift that’s caused these two words to mean so much more than we ever learned growing up, here’s are some helpful current real-world examples. This is made of WIN For...

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food: RW is over, but the specials go on!

Just in case there you didn’t have a chance to make any DC Restaurant Week seatings or there are places you missed, some places are extending the prix fixe specials.* From the Washingtonian: Who Is Extending Restaurant Week? Too busy...

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night out: The Two Towers at Wolf Trap

I really wish I’d mentioned this sooner so people would have had a chance to make plans to go. A few weeks ago, I won my company’s ticket raffle for Wolf Trap tickets to see The Lord of the Rings:...

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sports: Woman of Steel, Society of Kleenex

I just had a thought about the whole Caster Semenya thing. I won’t go into how ridiculous the controversy seems, but this line kept sticking out to me: Semenya is not accused of trying to cheat, but of perhaps unknowingly...