Archive for May 24th, 2008

More Cartoons . . .

| May 24, 2008 | Reply
More Cartoons . . .

Hero of the Beach RJ Matson, The New York Observer Classical Gas John Darkow, Columbia Daily Tribune, Missouri Press and Money Ares, Caglecartoons.com Energy Domino Effect Petar Pismestrovic, Kleine Zeitung, Austria The Boss Angel Boligan, Cagle Cartoons, El Universal, Mexico City [All cartoons published with the permission of Cagle Cartoons]

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What we can do about the media’s sexualization of young girls

| May 24, 2008 | 3 Replies
What we can do about the media’s sexualization of young girls

At Alternet, Tana Ganeva reports on Gigi Durham’s new book, concerning the corporate media’s sexual objectification of girls. Durham characterizes the overall problem as the “The Lolita Effect,” which is the media’s sexual objectification of young girls. Here’s an excerpt: In 2006, the retail chain Tesco launched the Peekaboo Pole Dancing Kit, a play set […]

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Underground dancer audition – Robert Muraine

| May 24, 2008 | 1 Reply
Underground dancer audition – Robert Muraine

I’m not qualified to comment on the technical skills or artistry, but this “popper” performance was fun/bizarre/engaging/memorable.  Quite an unusual dance, to say the least. If you want to know more about the performer, Robert Muraine, you can visit his Myspace page.

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Forty-handed woman

| May 24, 2008 | 1 Reply
Forty-handed woman

This is a most unusual opening to a dance, involving precision moves.

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Senator Jim Webb discusses energy and voting patterns in Appalachia

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Senator Jim Webb discusses energy and voting patterns in Appalachia

Senator Jim Webb appears to be a thoughtful man with a plan. He’s getting a lot of press these days as Barack Obama’s possible choice for Vice-President.

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I dare you to dress up like people did in 1977

| May 24, 2008 | 11 Replies
I dare you to dress up like people did in 1977

I enjoyed the photos and commentary at this site. The blogger found a 1977 J.C.Penney catalog and had some fun.  The post could have been subtitled:  “How to get your ass kicked . . .”

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Assassination on Hillary’s mind . . .

| May 24, 2008 | Reply
Assassination on Hillary’s mind . . .

David Rees has it about right regarding Hillary’s dramatic public display of her overactive id. Hillary Clinton is remarkable for her willingness to make her argument to elect her because, if Barack Obama is elected, he won’t be able to stay alive long enough to make it worth our while. I’m about ready to start […]

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