Tagged: culture

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comics: then they came for me…

I’ve known about the “First they came…” poem for ages, right about the time I started getting involved in queer groups. I didn’t know much about its history until today–thanks wikipedia–since it was always marked Anonymous on the magnets and...

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metro: standing, walking, questions

I thought I was done ranting about people on the metro. I mean what more can you say after so long, especially that hasn’t already been said on a million other DC area blogs, but ye gods! Stand right, Walk...

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geek/theater: One Man Star Wars

Heard last night, if Star Wars has taught us anything it’s: Don’t kiss your sister like that, and Don’t let your father become Darth Vader! I lucked out and snagged Jhim’s +1 ticket to see One Man Star Wars last...

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sci-fi: are you frakkin’ ready?

I am so frakkin’ ready. iTunes is offering Catch the Frak Up! for free download as well as The Face of the Enemy web series that’s designed to fill in the hiatus. I put Catch/Up! on my iPhone this morning...

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news photos: politics is a force of nature

I thought this was an odd picture on the cover of today’s Express with the quick blurb about the Prez-elect picking a nominee for the Dept. of the Interior, but I couldn’t figure out why. It just came to me....

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culture: regulae stultis sunt

Does anyone else ever feel like a colossal tool for following the rules or playing fair? Is that just me? Just this morning I had to leave the office to go to another appointment, and I hadn’t finished my coffee...

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Dec 1: World AIDS Day

We make a lot of strides forward and a lot of steps back. The ribbon awareness movement has pretty much exploded to the point where you have to ask someone what their color means. Can someone print up a hanky...

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movies: To boldly go… back to the beginning?

A new Star Trek trailer is out and people are buzzing about it on the interwebs. I haven’t been all that jazzed about it because frankly I’m sick of the remakes. I feel like either we’ve exhausted all new creativity...