Monthly Archives: November 2011

Stop Look and Label

Here’s a thought that nicely dovetails with the arrival of Art Basel to these climes….. [F]eminist legislators in France, Britain and Norway say…they want digitally altered photos to be labeled. In June, the American Medical Association adopted a policy on … Continue reading

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The Fat of the Land

An 8-year-old Cleveland Heights boy was taken from his family and placed in foster care last month after county case workers said his mother wasn’t doing enough to control his weight. At more than 200 pounds, the third-grader is considered … Continue reading

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Airborne Porn

BOSTON — A Utah man who police allege viewed child pornography on his laptop during a flight from Salt Lake City to Boston is facing arraignment. Authorities say [47 year old Grant] Smith was sitting in first class Saturday afternoon … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

“Chicken-hawks are individuals who dodged the draft when their numbers came up but who later became champions of senseless and undeclared wars when they were influencing foreign policy……Former Vice President Cheney is the best example of this disgraceful behavior.”   — … Continue reading

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Thanks Given

Among our guests last night is my old pal Radicchio R.  Peggio, Jr., whom we haven’t seen since his SuperBowl party at which he prevailed on me to help him select the best tequila for mixing drinks by sampling about … Continue reading

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Taste This and Gag On these silly podcasts a notorious if sporadic blogger and I have been wasting time on, one of the topics  I’ve been grousing about is foodies, many of whom I find irritating.  It’s a long story … Continue reading

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Rise and Fall of the Third Tyke

Well, fourth, actually.  (But great line from Mistress E!)  Read on….. Heath and Deborah Campbell, the New Jersey parents of three children with Nazi-inspired names, lost custody of their fourth child 17 hours after he was born. Hons Campbell was … Continue reading

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