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Hubris, Mendacity, and Assholism — Why New Yorkers Are Gagging on Weiner

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

We wanted to believe him.  On the day he resigned from Congress, Anthony Weiner delivered a lachrymose apology for “bringing disgrace” to his loved ones and he asked for forgiveness — and for over a year following that speech, he continued pursing his lips and sexting his scepter to strangers. When then-Congressman Weiner dipped his […]

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What Is the Real Meaning of Happiness — And How Do You Find It?

| July 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

 “I do not bring back from the journey quite the same self that I took.” – Somerset Maugham Upon returning home from journeys to Burma, India, Bangladesh, or Ethiopia, I am often asked how I could deal with seeing the poverty. Or worse: variations of dismissals: “I just can’t go to those places and see […]

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Cats Singing and Dancing in French — So Ridiculous, It’s Terrific (Dansons la Capucine!)

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dansons la capucine Y’ a pas de pain chez nous Y’ en a chez la voisine Mais ce n’est pas pour nous Yooou ! Dansons la capucine Y’ a pas de vin chez nous Y’ en a chez la voisine Mais ce n’est pas pour nous Yooou ! Dansons la capucine Y’a pas de feu […]

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The Five Best Father’s Day Gifts You’ll Keep for Yourself

| June 10, 2013 | 1 Comment

No doubt you’ve seen plenty of television and Web ads this week painting picturesque scenes of father-child bonding moments as they attempt to lure you into yet another holiday manufactured by the greeting-card industry. But what do you get your old man if, like most of us, your family history is less than idyllic? And […]

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Perrier’s Ads Are So Hot, Straight Girls May Consider ‘Above-the-Waist Lady Sex’ [VIDEO]

| June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

When Glittersnipe fan, and CEO of ChicGayTraveler.com, Laurie Wolfe sent us these videos suggesting we post them, we appreciated her thinking of us but frankly we weren’t very interested; we very rarely publish videos anyway. We thanked her and said we’d pass,  but she wouldn’t take no for an answer and wrote us back. She […]

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Perrier Astounds with Stunning Otherworldly ‘The Drop’ Video

| June 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Perrier’s The Drop, directed by Johan Renck. Ogilvy and Mather advertising.

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The Janitor, the Nanny and their Secret Artworks that Fetch a Lifetime’s Salary…Post Mortem [+ VIDEO]

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

In 1973 a reclusive janitor named Henry Darger died in a Catholic mission in Chicago. On the day after his eighty-first birthday, his landlords discovered his body, and among the detritus they found Darger’s previously unseen works of art. In addition to a 15,000-page manuscript, they found enormous — and extensive —cartooned epics depicting otherworldly […]

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Could He Be an Honest Mayor Weiner? That Is What He Truly Wants to Be! [VIDEO]

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The punning headlines, no matter how hackneyed, are irresistible: “From Dishonor to His Honor,” “Weiner Pulled Out; Now He Wants Back In,” “Weiner’s Second Coming,” and even an Oscar Meyer Weiner reference (you’re welcome). And if Anthony Weiner has his way, he may be in the spotlight to read plenty more corny headlines over the […]

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Anthony Weiner’s 10 Best Explosive Smackdowns and Snarky Jabs [VIDEO]

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Congressman Anthony Weiner’s rant at 7:50 is nothing short of a Mr. Smith Goes to Washington petrol-fueled plea of conviction. (Note: Additional orange hyperlinks below will open in a separate window so you may continue to listen to the video.) The article below was first published on May 22, 2013; the day Anthony Weiner announced […]

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Equality Awareness Smackdown — Why Civil Rights Should Never Be Put to a Popular Vote [VIDEO]

| May 16, 2013 | 2 Comments

We have neither read nor heard anyone so succinctly and passionately eviscerate the idea of putting civil rights to a popular vote than the Reverend Dr. William J. Barber of North Carolina. Sadly, the state did not heed his eloquent speech laden with facts, history, and literary allusions. Mercifully, however, other states have.  “The question would […]

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