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Talking With the Creator of Everybody Draw Mohammed Day

Talking With the Creator of Everybody Draw Mohammed Day
By May 24, 2010

The rational world first found out that Mohammed couldn’t be drawn in 2005 when Danish Newspaper, Jyllands-Posten, posted 12 editorial cartoons depicting Mohammed, creating violent protest across the Muslim World. Recently, South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone created … Read More

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Israeli Booking Agency Makes Elvis Costello Look Like Douchebag

Israeli Booking Agency Makes Elvis Costello Look Like Douchebag
By May 20, 2010

Elvis Costello won’t get out of bailing on Israeli dates that easily.   In a letter to the musician, Alive, the Israeli artist booking agency that got the bespectacled singer-songwriter, basically asked Mr. Costello: "dude, don’t you listen to NPR, … Read More

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Can Tweets Shut Sarah Palin Up?

Can Tweets Shut Sarah Palin Up?
By May 12, 2010

I sit at my desk day after day thinking many things.  One of the recurring thoughts is: "how can we get Sarah Palin to shut the Fu** up?" If she isn’t telling Fox News that America is a Christian country … Read More

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Tweeting Elena Kagan

Tweeting Elena Kagan
By May 10, 2010

Since it was reported less than 24 hours ago that President Obama would be announcing Elena Kagan as his nomination for Supreme Court justice, the Twitterverse has been blowing up with a new nugget of Twitter gold being mined every … Read More

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Noam Chomsky Just Chillin’ and Illin’ is Our Monday Happy Spot

Noam Chomsky Just Chillin’ and Illin’ is Our Monday Happy Spot
By May 10, 2010

How many times a year do you think to yourself, "I really wish that Onion article was true"?  "I just want to lie in a hammock and have a nice relaxing morning," said the outspoken anarcho-syndicalist academic, who first came … Read More

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One Bad Ass Rabbi

One Bad Ass Rabbi
By May 7, 2010

YNET is currently running "Yeshiva head suspected of shooting student indicted", a piece detailing the strange tale of secretly-unordained Yeshiva head (sidenote: how weird is the phrase "Yeshiva head"?) turning on one of his troubled students.  The whole thing reads … Read More

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Op-Ed: Arizona: “Nazism” in the Saguaro State

Op-Ed: Arizona: “Nazism” in the Saguaro State
By May 4, 2010

This compelling piece was written by Jeremy Burton, and has been cross posted with our friends over at J Spot. Reading the news this morning out of Arizona: The enactment of a piece of anti-immigrant based racial profiling, brought to mind … Read More

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Is Gaza The New Fire Island?

Is Gaza The New Fire Island?
By April 29, 2010

This photo kind of says it all, but I would read the AP article anyway.  "About 70 men with big muscles and small shorts posed and flexed on stage before a panel of judges and a few thousand fans, all … Read More

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