Monthly Archives: April 2012

Daily Dose of Drama

In case your life is feeling a little dull:

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The Little State That Could

Every time I drive my nephew out to Western MA, I laugh out loud at signs like “Belchertown” and “Athol,” so I thought you’d enjoy this list of mostly fake Massachusetts town names: Lameham Methol Shamesbury Blight Falls Mansocket Whitefolk … Continue reading

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Wednesday Roundup

Men Off Leash Watch: I’m keeping an eye on developments here. Hey, I know we couldn’t care less about the Best Buy CEO’s untoward behavior (“unrelated to the company’s operations or financial controls”) but it’s a slow news day! …Also … Continue reading

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You’re Still The One…Not

I really can’t imagine why Mr. John Bult thought this was a good idea, but in any case, if you’d like to see more: the worst albums covers of all time.  It’s really worth a look-see. This is striking a slightly … Continue reading

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Jesus is not a homophobe

My Time.com article today: Good news for Ohio’s gay and lesbian students: You can be openly gay once a year now that Wayne Local School District officials have granted a small concession, after a little nudge from a lawsuit, and … Continue reading

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Missing Pants

I just thought this was funny and I was too tired to write last night.  (Enjoy your spring celebrations. I’ll be back Monday with another Time.com column.)

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Me and Donald Rumsfeld

We have something in common, Donald and me. Also Nabokov and Winston Churchill and Benjamin Franklin and Leonardo Da Vinci and, oh, let’s just throw in Virginia Woolf for gender balance and whatnot… I use a standing desk. Actually, I … Continue reading

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Leo On Ice

I’m super-excited to see the newly enhanced Titanic 3-D this week. I first saw Titanic shortly after the birth of my third child, ie painfully past the viewer expiration date. (Not that I’ve ever let that stop me from enjoying a … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves Gay Kids

16 year-old Ohio student, Maverick Couch, is suing his school for prohibiting him from wearing a “Jesus is not a homophobe” T-shirt to school. The principal allegedly refused to allow the T-shirt because it violated school policy against clothing that … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs and Sex Trafficking

My Time.com column today. Goldman Sachs and Sex Trafficking: The Acute Discovery of a Chronic Condition: Goldman Sachs has hit rock bottom and started to dig. Just when you thought the investment banking firm couldn’t look any less appealing, we learned … Continue reading

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