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shit hits the fan in SF

Dear Lisa L. Williams, SF Pride Board President: “He does not now, nor did he at that time, speak for SF Pride.” That’s pretty rich coming from the president of an organization whose name implies that you speak for LGBT folk. “even the hint of support for actions which...

the vulnerable Richard Pryor

<<I think the big lesson that Richard Pryor really taught us was how to be vulnerable on stage, and I don’t think that very many comics have picked that up, cause I think that’s really scary. He is able to speak the truth on stage in a way that...

human connection technologies

Photography is still more powerful than video analog will always be more powerful than digital note: don’t confuse the actuality with the possibility analog reality is possible in the virtual world. As it were, we’re all just bits of energy anyway… There are technologies which provide connection portals between...

Ideas — Paperback Love

  Toronto writer Erika Blair (a.k.a Greg Kelly) explores the myths and realities of romance fiction in 1992. download mp3: http://elliotsmith.us/elliotblog/content/ideas_paperback_love.mp3 http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/episodes/2013/02/14/paperback-love/ Bertrice Small: I think the reason that women read romance, and this goes for any of the subgenres within the genre, is that women are looking for...

FAT Chance Beating the Odds Against SUGAR, PROCESSED FOOD, OBESITY, and DISEASE

FAT Chance Beating the Odds Against SUGAR, PROCESSED FOOD, OBESITY, and DISEASE Robert H. Lustig, M.D. INTRODUCTION: Time To Think Outside the Box “We just eat too damn much.” –Governor Tommy Thompson (R-Wisc.), U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Today, NBC, 2004   Indeed we do. That’s it,...

America’s Real Criminal Element: Lead

http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2013/01/lead-crime-link-gasoline   America’s Real Criminal Element: Lead New research finds Pb is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than doing nothing....

Hymn To Her

   THE PRETENDERS – Hymn To Her  ...

Popping

Mark Foster wrote and recorded “Pumped Up Kicks” in five hours.  On the day of recording, Foster debated between songwriting in the studio and going to the beach. He explained: “I really didn’t have anything to do that day. I was standing there in the studio, and this thought...