March 6, 2012
April 28, 2008
ABC News reports Miley Cyrus, Disney’s most recent pre-pubescent cash cow, is officially “embarrassed” by photographs set to appear in an upcoming issue of Vanity Fair, in which the 15 year-old star of Disney’s hit TV show “Hannah Montana” appears clutching a satin sheet to her naked breast.
April 3, 2008
A CBS News-New York Times poll released Thursday showed Americans are more dissatisfied with the country‚Äôs direction than at any time since the poll began asking about the subject in the early 1990s.
March 11, 2008
America loves nothing more than a sex scandal.
February 14, 2008
The true origins of celebrating the notion of romantic love on February 14 are not well documented, though the exchange of elaborate, handmade gifts between paramours was well established by the middle of the eighteenth century in England, and began to really take off in the United States once Esther Howland (herself now considered something of a saint by the American Greeting Card Association) began selling mass-produced Valentine’s cards in the 1840s.
October 20, 2007
Speaking on condition of anonymity, aides to unnamed officials at the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed recent upticks in measurable seismic activity from people spinning in their graves worldwide.
September 28, 2006
President George W. Bush came one step closer today to wielding the power to undo nearly 800 years of human progress with the stroke of a pen.
August 30, 2006
Thaddeus Russell, in a brilliant piece published today in Salon (which may require some hassle to view, but is well worth the annual subscription fee to have at one’s disposal), explains exactly why we can “cut and run” in Iraq, and leave the democratization of the Middle East to its citizens.
June 3, 2006
The U.S. Senate will begin debate next week on a constitutional amendment being pushed by President George W. Bush and the White House to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman. The proposed amendment also prohibits judges from ruling that either the Constitution or any state may give same-sex couples the right to marry or the same legal rights as married couples.
October 9, 2005
Thank you, Pud.