Monthly Archives: December 2006

A Big Disconnect

   Among the sickening new buzzwords and jargon I’ve learned recently are “drink the Kool-Aid” and “drill down.” “Circle back” now means what “get back to me” used to mean. “Incentivize” is a painful one, isn’t it?   “Ping” means to … Continue reading

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666

The only thing better than a Christian evangelist is a delusional Christian evangelist who sees 666 everywhere. My friend Tony led me to the Jesus is Savior website, where a nutcase called Texe Marrs reveals the hidden satanic imagery in … Continue reading

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The Story of the Lesbian Stick

Tonight, when I told my older son that I’d found a good Baby Jesus to steal, he reminded me of the Lesbian Stick. A long time ago, in a galaxy right next door, my neighbors moved away to live near … Continue reading

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Starving Girl

Here is Starving Girl, a model on the Shopbop website. Now that I’ve seen her in a swimsuit, I’m really worried about her. She looks kind of Iranian. Her parents probably came here in the 70s, to escape that crazy … Continue reading

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Stupid Husbands

The subject of old TV shows came up while we were driving home from somewhere. I made some remark about how sitcoms always portray husbands as morons. My husband pointed out that in “I Love Lucy,” the very first sitcom, … Continue reading

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Size Does Matter

This  is a great handbag, perfect if you like to carry around your refrigerator. Or if you’re running away from home. You can get it here, for $948, but hurry, it’s a limited edition.

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State Your Price

Last night, I was talking about movies with my friend Mark. He mentioned a new romantic comedy with Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Jack Black and Kate Winslet. We agreed that it sounded really awful. I asked him if he’d see … Continue reading

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Links, Godammit

My People: Red Stapler Dr. Ratbite Larue Max Wolf Music Phyllis Willis-Barbour kottke.org My Obsessions: Intermix Le Train Bleu Net-A-Porter Shopbop The Death Penalty The Kircher Society Last Meals Arts & Letters Daily Language Log Celebrity Gossip Yoox Jargol Vivienne … Continue reading

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A Terrible Story

Last month in a Bronx apartment, a man slit the throat of his 12 year old son, who was autistic. The father, Jose Stable, went outside to set off a fire alarm and waited for the authorities. When they arrived, … Continue reading

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Today’s Complaints

I hate the Vibe Girl, and I can’t be the only one. Ugh! She is the model of choice on “Vibe,” a fashion website that sells all the usual brands. I can’t stand her big implants, which play a prominent … Continue reading

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