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Sunday, January 30, 2005

Freakshow of the Century Continues--Michael Jackson Trial to Start Real Soon

So what if I admitted on national TV that I like to share a bed with little boys?

Yeah, I know, this story is a cheap shot and a gimmie, but I'm short on time today, and Gilly is still presumably hunting for a functioning machine. Besides, stories like this and the Internet go together like ants and picnics.

Now, nevermind the circus tent full of other "witnesses" that they are dragging out of the woodwork. The trump card here is Jackson's own admissions--on PUBLIC TELEVISION--that he thinks that sleeping with little boys is A-OK and "innocent."

All the prosecution has to do is turn to the jury and ask them:

"Would you let YOUR child sleep overnight in Michael Jackson's bed?"

That, combined with the other material details of the case--the secret alarmed door to the Gloved One's inner chamber, the pornography, and the defendant's own bizarre taped admissions and behavior--is probably enough to convict him no matter how unwholesome or biased the "witnesses" or victims' families are.

I say that if he gets off the hook on this one, major money changed hands, and it's on the judicial side, not the victims' side.

Your thoughts?

posted by Jenonymous @ 3:44:00 PM

3:44:00 PM

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Iraq Elections: We ain't out of the woods yet...

Mission Accomplished Part II--US soldier guarding empty polling booths in Sunni region

Okay, I'm not Steve and can't write in his voice, but I know that this is a story he'd want up here today. As we've all heard from US news sources, our Chimp in Chief is calling the Iraqi elections "a great success" even though exact voting turnout numbers have swung wildly, and there was a near-boycott of the election in Sunni regions, and suicide bombers left their mark as well.

Some folks are still voting with high explosives out there--maybe they shoulda served more cookies and punch at the polls, like they did in NY.

Now, even the conservative voter turnout numbers have been remarkable, but if they exclude a large part of the country, it doesn't matter who got "elected." If there was a vote in the US and a huge chunk of the country had NO ballots cast, would that be a legitimate vote?

I realize that the LGF crowd will be saying "I told you so," and to them I say, remember this?

Or here, to make them feel better, I'll give them another photo from that day--a little bit of patriotic porn, Chimp Boy all dressed up:

Hey Kids! Help me think of a caption for this picture! Use the Comments Section!

I'm sure that right now, he's just grateful that he never had to do time with the guys who would spend the next odd year or so getting bits blown off.

GillyBlogOfficePool Question: How much longer will we be in Iraq "supporting the legitimate voice of the Iraqi people" by propping up whomever eventually gets "elected?" Or fighting the winner if they happen to be a Muslim extremists?

Have fun with this thread--if you can't cry, laugh.

posted by Jenonymous @ 3:17:00 PM

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Saturday, January 29, 2005

The Pet Thread

This is sort of what my wonderful dog Cuddles looked like.

Okay, while Gilly goes and un-screws-up his box, let's talk about pets.

Pets you grew up with, pets you have, pets that you have had, people you know with odd pets (or your own odd pets), etc. etc. etc.

This is a thread to talk about companion animals.

I may say more about Cuddles (a basset-beagle mix who was part of my life for almost 17 years) later in the comments, or edit this thread, but in the meantime, I need to take delivery of my Chinese food (two kinds of soup and other starchy things that will Slip Down Well) and try to keep my sinuses clear.

Take care, and hug your pet (if it's huggable) on this cold night.

posted by Jenonymous @ 6:42:00 PM

6:42:00 PM

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Gilly's computer is fried

When bad things happen to good computers

I just got a call from Gilly--he called from his dialysis session to inform me that his Thinkpad is dead.

No nothing, no lights, no signs of life.

I told him that it was probably a blown power supply. He is adamant about not just getting a new power supply for whatever reason--he claims he'll lose time in ordering it, etc, which I disagree with, but it's his nickel.

So, tomorrow, he's probably going to go get a cheap laptop and look at desktops (also cheap) at Circuit City.

Now, if it was me, I'd get a desktop for the Blog only because they break less. Also, the Thinkpad is a good machine, and if it's just a power supply that he can put in himself, just do it. This is New York City, and if he calls around, he can get the part.

Oh, and yes, while he does have an old refurb Apple laptop, it "barely works" online.

In the meantime, please continue to keep the comment threads lively--I will not be posting much if anything, as I have a very, very bad cold and have to try to recover before a major and mandatory family event on Monday.

Oh, and if you want to donate more money to Gilly, I know he wouldn't say no to it. *grin* I just hope y'all can convice him to (for once) spend his money on a NEW box/deck, with stuff like support and warranties and stuff.

posted by Jenonymous @ 6:06:00 PM

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Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Oral Sex Equity, or What to Do if A Guy Won't "Go There..."

Some het men still will not munch either item in this photo.

From An Advice Column: Her Man Won't Go Down, but he Still Likes Getting His...

Okay, folks, time for a quick break from the Shrub, Iraq, and the generally bad state of the world for a diversionary post. And, since we just did the Iron Chef thread, that leaves only one topic up for grabs: S-E-X!!

Saw this article in another blog that links to an event board that I sometimes hit, and I was appalled...

A woman who obviously mistakes herself for a doormat or a crack ho wrote:

"Hi Moxie,I recently began sleeping with a guy I've known for a few years. We've hooked up only a few times. The sex is great, but he never goes down on me. But I always go down on him. He's always trying to get me to take his penis in my mouth when we fool around, but he never reciprocates.What does this mean?"

The blogadmin wrote underneath:

"I just got this e-mail this morning. The only time I've ever had a guy NOT go down on me is when he's been insecure about his abilities OR he ultimately just didn't care about my pleasure and was totally into himself. Honestly? It's a sign that "he's just not that into you." Or he's intentionally withholding for some reason, which sounds equally fucked up.Your thoughs?"

Well, you can follow the link and read the whole column for her reader's comments, but I'd like to hear yours.

Now, I can understand not going clam-diving only in TWO cases: The lady in question has a veneral disease that may be transmitted in that way and refuses to use a dental dam (or there are other factors about that may risk the health of either party), OR there is a majory hygene issue.

However, from the poster's letter, it just sounds like this guy is being a selfish prick.

Apologies in advance to our dedicated gay male readership if you fiind this post boring/repulsive/whatever. You're welcome in advance to our dedicated lesbian readership for a) giving you a subject to potentially elaborate upon and b) giving you a reason to thank your lucky stars that you're not het *grin*

Seriously, the only time in my life that I ever had to deal with a "no muff diving zone" sign from a guy it really was with an insanely selfish, psychotic jerkzoid who later dropped off the face of the earth (thankfully--he only got one visit to my domicile, but he was an obsessive freak) after he was caught breaking into his ex's apartment.

If nothing else, most Smart Boys know that a) giving a lady an orgasm earlier in the night takes a lot of pressure off for "the main event" and b) decent "oral debate" skills make up for any, um, underendowment issues quite a bit.

Okay, I'll stop now and turn over the mike to our audience. Sorry if I have scandalized anyone. Oh yeah, and if there are any hyper-conservatives out there who don't like this post (go back to LGF!!), me! Heh heh heh...

posted by Jenonymous @ 12:44:00 AM

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Saturday, January 08, 2005

Fundraising Extra: There's a Fun Side Also

A few of my favorite things...

I told ya I was gonna tag this up...

Remember, folks, blogs are also an important way for people of a like mind to swap chitchat on items of mutual HAM and Vikings.

Seriously, folks, I can't begin to say what a pleasure it's been peeking over Gilly's shoulder and getting a group opinion on everything from how to cook a goose to body image issues to soccer. By contributing, you help Steve keep the collective vibes and, uh, juices flowing.

As the "more usually silent half"--read: "the invisible second opinion and supplier of news tidbits" for this site, let me say: Thank you for giving your continued input and cash to Gilly for this site.

Now, I'm gonna go eat my Turkey and Bok Choy UltraSpicy StirFry, an idea that y'all gave me in the Turkey Thread. Thanks again!

posted by Jenonymous @ 4:39:00 PM

4:39:00 PM

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Saturday, January 01, 2005

What did everyone do on the first day of 2005?

We spent all day listening to Einsteurzende Neubauten

Unlike the two orcas above, I did not spend all day listening to an obscure German industrial music group.

However, I did manage to do the following:

--Wake up at a reasonable time
--Clean up my kitchen, especially the counter
--Put away misc. holiday items
--Speed defrosted the turkey, prepped it, and put it in the oven (in progress now).
--Made myself dinch (brown rice, sunflower seeds, and peanuts with tamari sauce--high roughage, healthy, and cleansing--just what I need after nonstop rich holiday food)
--Bathe, with two items I got as gifts from LUSH--Angels on Bare Skin Facial Cleanser and Sea Vegetable Soap

--Took care of various financial matters, i.e. bills, etc.
--Threw out a massive amount of paperwork and other no-longer-useful crap that was cluttering my place
--Opened all the windows to get a fresh breeze in
--Paid my rent

Later, I plan on looking at one of the Netflix DVDs that has been fermenting on top of my TV since March, when I started my current gig. I also need to set up my calendar for next year. I also need to set up my gym bag so that I can be motivated to go back to a regular gym schedule.

So, what did all of you do today? Start any good habits or stop any bad ones? Tell all...

posted by Jenonymous @ 6:28:00 PM

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