I would love to hear what commercials you liked best.
The Danish cartoon debate tells us as much about European society as it does about Islam. As always, context matters.
Women reaching the big 4-0 can be sexy and perhaps too demanding for some fragile male egos as 3 Blacque Chix illustrate in their randy, poetic and hilarious show.
Exploring the performativity of traditional gender roles.
What are your creative ambitions and how do you express them?
The following is an actual letter I sent to the customer service department at a major credit card company.
"Marilyn Monroe, The Exhibit" is a scam, as is a forthcoming "memoir," Marilyn, Joe and Me!.
It's the end of an era.
This world is a pretty spectacular place, and part of its charm is the diversity of thought, opinion, and belief. We all need to take more time to appreciate it, including me.
Dear Elsa, I got a degree in the medical field and have had a steady job for nearly 8 years now.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for February 06, 2006
Over half of the uninsured in America could probably afford decent health insurance. Are they ignorant or do they just think they're invulnerable?
Christianity may be a more moral cultural force than Islam these days. But no thanks to the actual lessons of the Bible.
Charlotte Justice returns in another tale fusing the racial tensions of the LAPD with the crimes they're called upon to solve.
This second installment in a series about a pair of mismatched lawyers stumbles a bit, but finishes strong.
A book of blood and magic, and an epic fantasy not quite up to the meaning of the phrase.
Ruminations among the ruins: two "interlocking pieces in a puzzle" roam Berlin after the tearing-down of the Wall, confronting deceit and disillusionment.
A few years old, still worth reading.
Saul Williams' music and spoken word poetry are important...but does it actually hold up on the page?
KT Tunstall has what it takes to make pop music that sells and sticks out from the crowd. But can she fulfill this potential?
The engaging combination is as alluring to the listener as the songs of the sirens were to the passing sailors.
AOL, Yahoo and email, Rolling Stones and censorship, and the Take Action Tour in today's headlines
Wisdom and inspiration from musical revolutionary Bob Marley on the anniversary of his birth.
The Hilliard Ensemble's latest vocal masterpiece is the closest thing to a recorded out of body experience.
To commemorate thirty years in the underground rock scene, England’s legendary Motorhead release a double DVD.
Lounge-singer takes on alt-rock classics by Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, Snoop Dogg and more? What's not to love?
The legend will grace the stage for a very special performance. A Kelly Clarkson performance and many presenters were also announced.
The culmination of ten years work.
Possible groundbreaking PS3 news shakes gaming community.
.hack//Mutation is the second game in the of .hack saga, a direct continuation of the events portrayed in .hack//INFECTION.
It is only one battle, but this battle isn't much of a fight.
My blogging obsession has become hazardous to my physical and emotional health. Drastic measures are in immediate order.
Something called a Web 2.0 Innovation Map serves up a means to find out what the best and brightest are tinkering with these 2.0 days.
American imperial squirrels, planetary pissing contest, and mad scientists (they're MADDD!!! I say).
Political Sports Player of the Week for February 6, 2006
Lou Dobbs, valiant and unbiased. Heh. What's with John Wayne as America's favorite? Obama learns forked tongue quickly enough.
You might call it a gender war. The chief aggressors are George Bush and the Pope. For once, however, Tony Blair deserves to be congratulated.
From Desicritics, a rude reminder to the desis here who think they have nothing in common with Latinos or African Americans or Arab Americans.
You might think that the election of a Nobel Peace Prize winner in a friendly Central American country would merit an article or two in the U.S. press.
Most of the "interviewees" offer up an interesting (if brief) view of Hollywood from their perspective.
When the cake is this good, the lack of icing will be irrelevant.
A second-rate attempt of a film with great actors, but without a climax or conclusion.
An instant classic that will inspire a desire to experience the intense art and emotion again and again.
Fans have clamored for the DVD release since the format’s inception.
Either the funniest or the filthiest movie you will ever see and quite possibly both
Ron Jeremy uncovered
Cheesy dialogue, bad acting, and plenty of action in Doom
It was a Subway Super Bowl.
It wasn't a great game -- just a good game. But since it was kind of an important game, let's talk about it.