Monthly Archives: November 2011

Exactly Two Minutes

No, this is not the story of my sex life.  This is an NPR Perspectives I did about the Age of the Screen.  It aired this morning on the West Coast.   I’ve done a couple of them for NPR before, but what … Continue reading

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Thanks for Facials and Long Snappers

This is a Thanksgiving Evening post.  Therefore it will be lazy, slow and slightly indigested. Because Thanksgiving is about as far away from porn as I can possibly get on Thanksgiving, I’d like to talk about porn–and the word facial. … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich Master(de)bator

I’ve been pretty excited lately to see Newt Gingrich once again on the World Stage.  I like Newt Gingrich like a hungry bear likes lost kids eating donuts.  The reason I like Newt Gingrich so much is because he is … Continue reading

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Junk Food Homoeroticism

Junk food and sex are a perfect combination.  I nominate this commercial as the Best Junk Food/Overt Sexual Commerical of all Time. As we all know, the best story is a love story. Here’s one that follows the simple Shakespearean formula: … Continue reading

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Double Uranus Hump Day Pepperoni

It’s Hump Day (that’s Wednesday in the US), and I spied this sign while driving up in the Oakland Hills.  It’s not often you see a Pair of Uranus, but I did, so of course, I took a picture of … Continue reading

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You’re Not Whole without your Holes

It’s always fun to write about nothing.  The void is as valuable as the other stuff, meaning that the blank page has certain qualities that we should all learn to appreciate, like the spaces between words.  Music’s only as fine as … Continue reading

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Man Feels Like a Woman

#1) Since it’s all over the news, I’ll start right out of the box by saying I’ve been sexually harassed.  No, this isn’t a male fantasy (well, it is, but this isn’t) and it never went beyond mild contact with … Continue reading

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Are Rich People Evil?

This question, in one form of another, is one that I’ve used at dinner parties in the last year or so–I’m a great guest because I bring hors de oeuvres, I listen to others and I often do the dishes … Continue reading

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Irony and Women’s Panties

Language is a marvelous organism, and words are the DNA. (Pretty sweet Time Magazine first line, huh?) The Germans have a word for the feeling of pleasure you get when you see someone else fall on their ass.  This word … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Vs. The Tea Party Pie Charts!

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