And we couldn’t agree more. Well actually, we prefer the terms inane, manipulative, evil, and fucking retarded. [From the Independent via HuffPost] John Prescott has given vent to his private feelings about the Bush presidency, summing up George Bush’s administration in a single word: crap. The Deputy Prime Minister’s condemnation of President Bush and his […]
Archives for August 2006
recently released prequel to Left Behind As conflicts continue to multiply in the Middle East, Rapture-Ready evangelicals have begun to sound the Armageddon alarm. Many evangelicals, such as John Hagee and “prophet” Joel Rosenberg are advocating a preemptive strike on Iran, to help hasten the Rapture. Our Jesusy brother evangelicalright.com has the story.
Will Farrell from Talledega Nights Pat Boone Not content offending the musical tastes of billions worldwide, ‘musician’ and evangelical nutjob Pat Boone is now a regular columnist at WorldnetDaily. As blogger Ed Brayton jokes: “I guess Perry Como was busy.” His columns include diverse topics such as “What is an American patriot?” (July 8) and […]
Seymour Hersh Seymour Hersh has another essential article in this week’s New Yorker. According to Hersh, the United States helped Israel devise a plan for attacking Hezbollah, before the July 12th kidnappings even occured: The Bush Administration… was closely involved in the planning of Israel’s retaliatory attacks. President Bush and Vice-President Dick Cheney were convinced, […]
Deerhoof to play McCarren Park on Sunday, it’s FREE! In addition to LOTS of great music this weekend at McCarren Park, SummerStage will feature live music by DJ Talvin Singh w/ Asha Puthli, Prefuse 73, DJ Spooky, and Outernational on Sunday. From Flavorpill: The UK’s Talvin Singh graces SummerStage with a DJ set to show […]
Image c/o NYTimes We’ve gotten so many emails about McCarren Park Pool in the past several months, we’ve finally put together an information page. Click here for the full calendar of events as well as directions to McCarren Park. This weekend, the Pool will host lots of great music: August 11 Yeah Yeah Yeahs and […]
James S. Robbins (the S stands for shitbag and stupid, depending on the article) You know, because he’s a moron. [From National Review via ThinkProgress] Personally, I don’t know what all the shouting is about. Global warming is great. Granted, maybe it isn’t really happening, and if it is there are strong reasons to doubt […]
Tonight there will be a free showing of the classic 1971 film The French Connection at McCarren Park. The weather should be nice so check it out. It’s scheduled to begin at 7pm.
Insert your own fat joke here. From NY Times. Over the past week, boaters and bloggers have been energetically tracking a manatee in its lumbering expedition along the Atlantic Coast and up the Hudson River… The manatee has been spotted at 23rd Street near Chelsea Piers, West 125th Street, and later in Westchester County. It […]
The always reliable RBally has a great Neko Case show available for download. Check out Neko Case at Mojo’s in Columbia, MO, July 10, 2002 here. [Thanks Kevin]