Tagged: news

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twitter: naming the storm

As the next DC-area snowfall approaches, local news outlets turn to twitter to help pick a name for the storm.

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media: recycling IS bad!

It’s not very difficult for me to feel vindicated, but I often set my sights fairly low, so it’s more of a laidback vindication. It mostly involves discovering a copy of a TV show or ad that only I–or 2...

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queer: get over yourself

To prep the apartment for the exterminators, I left work a little early but decided to try getting in a quick errand to Home Depot to replace some light bulbs that burned out simultaneously this morning. This involved a ride...

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I’ll need a clean mop and a LOT of ice!

On video: A forklift driver in a Russian vodka factory plows into a shelf that causes a horrible chain reaction. The NBC4 news anchor said about it, “If you’re a drunk, we have some sad news.” — Hey news anchor… don’t you judge me!

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reality tv: shared responsibilities

Please remember, you helped this. For every person you didn’t ask WHY?! and pester that train wrecks are, in fact, in no way fun to watch. For each time you haven’t written advertisers to pull out of reality shows or...

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dating: there’s an app for that

The other day MM told me about this new app for the iPhone from Intelius called Date Check: “Date Check is like having a private investigator in your purse,” John Arnold, co-founder of Intelius and executive vice president of business...

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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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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...

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race: what year is it, again?

Well I’m glad I don’t live in the NCO! Last Friday a liberal* Ohio blog, OhioDaily, posted a story about a North Canton, OH police dispatcher forwarding an hilarious e-mail from her work address. Here’s a summary! New “Air Force...

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time: not a good look!

Y’know, I was feeling pretty good this morning… I haven’t been picking up Express* lately as I was finishing off a book**, but this morning thought I might try to challenge my brain with the Sudoku puzzle at the hard...

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27 yo College grad, 2.7 GPA, suing for $72k

Shindo posted this to his blog and Facebook yesterday morning and I saw it mentioned on some news sites. I don’t know why, but I’m still a little flabbergasted by it. A recent college graduate is suing her alma mater...

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wmata: common sense, use it

In light of this recent event, would the above ad campaign–albeit very clever–in metro stations be considered ironic or simply poor timing?* This isn’t to say I haven’t seen metro riders bumping into one another on the platforms due to...

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logos: Rick would be so proud

This story made my morning, mainly for two reasons. The first is that it’s never too early to be able to make a The Young Ones reference, and second is one of the featured quotes in the article. From the...