Monthly Archives: January 2009

Class Act

You’re a dutiful father, deeply concerned about your celebrity daughter’s health, happiness, and security. What do you do? What else? You start a self-serving, semi-literate, center-aligned, homophobic blog publicly slamming your daughter’s life. Certainly that will bring Lindsey back into … Continue reading

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Kevin James: Method Actor

I haven’t seen last week’s box office champ Paul Blart: Mall Cop, but why should that prevent me from treating it with utter disdain and condescension? [Props=FilmDrunk]

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Faced with Loss of Bush, Comedy Writers Demand Bailout

The nation’s beleaguered comedy writers, facing both the weakest economy in decades and the devastating loss of easy comedic fodder due to the end of the Bush Administration, have lobbied the Obama Administration for a $50 billion bailout. “It’s a … Continue reading

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New Lessons in Abasement

Where does one begin? The Republican party continues its long, slow, relentless disintegration from Lords of the Known Universe into something resembling a frightened band of kittens battling a yarn ball. Our first exhibit is Republican Congressman Phil Gingrey from … Continue reading

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Hipster Pod

For the record (imagine this bit being delivered in the voice of the Simpson’s Comic Book Guy), I happen to actually like Velvet Underground, Yo La Tengo, and Wilco.

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Rabbit at Rest

“A narrative is like a room on whose walls a number of false doors have been painted; while within the narrative, we have many apparent choices of exit, but when the author leads us to one particular door, we know … Continue reading

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The Terrible Toll of the Downturn

The current recession is leading to truly heartbreaking stories. First we hear that Citi has been forced by the Obama administration to¬† cancel its order for that $50 million private jet, leading to the distinct possibility that it’s bailout-munching executives … Continue reading

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