Archive for April 9th, 2010

He’s already been suspended, but I don’t know how he comes back from this. Via Mediaite [Ed’s note: *gag*] The only public statement about David Shuster’s suspension from MSNBC was five words from a spokesperson. But Mediaite has obtained an email from MSNBC President Phil Griffin to an angry fan, explaining in slightly more, and much harsher, detail […]


More on Atheism

09Apr10

Another intelligent TNC commenter, Thomas Kelly, on the false victimization of atheists in America: Nonetheless, doesn’t the act of comparing the plight of Atheists to other more maligned groups set up a sort of competition? What other point could be present? Kaminer states that her goal is to compare the progress of other discriminated groups […]


This is one of those “intertwined” posts. The Arsenal fullback on his team’s mentality: Following their Champions League exit this week, Arsenal are now focused solely on the Premier League but, with a three-point gap to make up on leaders Chelsea and only five games remaining, Sagna wants to see his team-mates adopt more of […]


I knew there was some reason I always liked him: When we arrived at BlackSalt two nights ago, locating the Vermeil party wasn’t difficult. What gave it away were the hulking NFL players crowded around “Coach Vermeil,” as he is affectionately known. They turned out to be Chris Samuels, London Fletcher, and Shawn Springs, and all were wine […]


*Sigh* It’s kinda like getting out there on a playground, a bunch of kids, getting ready to fight, and one of the kids saying, ‘Go ahead, punch me in the face and I’m not going to retaliate. Go ahead and do what you want to with me.’ Isn’t that analogy strikingly similar to the Christian […]


If You Sing…

09Apr10

I was all ready to come how and bitch about my conflicts with the Silversun Pickups again, but I heard “Sing” when I was waiting for my turkey burger. I’ve always loved the video. I remember when I was first leaving for Spain and MTV did some little promo for Travis as “a british band” […]


First: “I could give a flying crap about the political process. … We’re an entertainment company,” –Glenn Beck. And that’s why…you (as a blogger) don’t take Glenn Beck very seriously. I don’t think I’d ever put a straight up ban on talking about certain people here, but if I did, Beck would be first, followed […]