As I type, Obama is giving a speech on the meaning of patriotism. This coincides with an absolutely fascinating article in todays Washington Post about one city in Ohio where the false rumors about Obama have reached a sort of critical mass (the rumor that Barrys a homosexual is new to me but may serve to cement Dans fantastic assertion that Michelle is the new gay... » more
In the spirit of the celebration of Pride Week here in NY, I leave you with this submission to Steven Colberts Make McCain Exciting contest, Vogue Edition! (Though I must admit my favorite submission is Super McCain Bros. Dude, he totally knows where all the secret 1 ups are!)... » more
Today Now!: How To Pretend You Give A **** About The Election
A humorous look at feigning interest in the presidential election. From The Onion.
Jeff... » more
Tonight, Michelle Obama is the keynote speaker at the DNC's Gay and Lesbian Leadership Council Gala at the Waldorf-Astoria. So this seems as good a time as any for me to declare for the first time publicly that Michelle Obama will be the new gay icon!
Move over Liza Minelli, Bette Midler and Hillary Clinton! I predict that over the next eight years, Michelle (Ms. Obama,... » more
The Washington Post beat me to the punch today on something Ive been kicking around with for a while: Why is it that in this year of unconventional candidates do we have a presidential election that is so, well, conventional?
McCain the maverick and Obama the post-partisan promised us something different if not traveling on the same plane to town halls, then at... » more
Gawker says Barack Obama is more popular than Jesus and Angelina Jolie, but I argue that he's not more popular than Miley Cyrus. How embarrassing, Barack. How embarrasing.
Emily... » more
Look what Slate is playing up regarding Barack Obama and Scarlett Johanssen.
Does he, by chance, think he's too cool for her?
Emily... » more
The delightful thing about art is that you can interpret it many ways.
While the artist, Scott LoBaido, may have been intent on showing off his patriotism when he added his bubbles to this Reagan picture, there are plenty of people out there who would be more than willing to take his sincerity with a very big grain of irony.
LoBaido's exhibit of his surreal paintings opens at the Enchanted... » more
Gas prices are high. Whos to blame? Someone is always to blame, right? When prices rise for consumers, there has to be some corporate fat-cat wearing a monocle and lighting cigars with $100 bills and cackling maniacally.
Multiple choice: Whats the main reason for higher gas prices?
A: Oil speculators
B: The Iraq war
C: Greedy oil executives
Lets... » more
Donatella Versace has dedicated her latest spring/summer 2009 collection featured in Milan, Italy, this weekend to Barack Obama, citing that he is "a relaxed man who doesn't need to flex muscles to show he has power." She went on to recommend that Obama "get rid of the tie and jazz up the shirt. Perhaps Obama should loosen up and sport the silk tank top seen below ... » more