Maybe it’s only because I’m full of the flu and curmudgeonly as hell today, but the inevitable angel-washing after the latest celebrity cancer death is pissing me off. She was, apparently, brave (i.e. uncomplaining). You know, I’m sure she was,… Read More ›
Month: June 2008
Healthy former quarterback Ray Crockett spends 30 days playing a can’t-walk game. Morgan Spurlock doesn’t put it that way, however. He asks, “Will he be able to convert from quarterback to handicapped?” “Even though it’s in our headlines, how much… Read More ›
Last week, I wrote about the Allergan-sponsored “independent” Continuing Medical Education (CME) video lectures that dropped into my mailbox. The gossamer-disguised advertisement promoted Allergan’s Lap-Band bariatric surgery product. The Lap-Band is Allergan’s fastest-growing money-spinner, with sales up 35.5% on last… Read More ›
After posting about racism, sexism, assault, and the differences in response between BB UK and BB Australia, I missed Big Brother on Friday night. And oh boy, did I miss something. Terri, avowed Pauline Hanson supporter, “joking” about Nobbi’s “slanted”,… Read More ›
Today’s baby small-clawed otter was snapped in April at Tacoma’s Point Defiance zoo by “How I See The World Around Me” at flickr. This photo is just begging to be captioned.
Rosie Swale-Pope, 61, will soon arrive back in Wales after running around the world to raise money for charity. This week she arrived in Scotland from Iceland.
This week Alexandra was summarily removed from the Big Brother UK house after making indirect threats towards fellow housemates and their friends and families. I think this incident highlights a possible difference between Big Brother Australia and Big Brother UK…. Read More ›