As of today, Andrew Sullivan’s blog The Daily Dish is ten years old. His assistants/staffers/co-conspirators/whatever they are have solicited contributions from a host of prominent bloggers, inviting them to “Toast or Roast” their boss. Needless to say, I did not … Continue reading
Tag Archives: marriage equality
In the early part of 2009, American TV airwaves were polluted by a particular commercial that became known as the “Gathering Storm” ad. Made by a group calling itself the National Organization for Marriage, it was a clumsy, mendacious message … Continue reading
Earlier today I came across a blogger with a weekly feature called The Sunday Seven, wherein each Sunday he posts a question for which there can be up to seven answers. He invites people to leave their answers in his comments field, or post them on their own blogs with a link back to him. I always intend to post more often here at C&B, so I say a random guy named Patrick’s Sunday Seven is as good a reason as any to do so.
THIS WEEK’S QUESTION:
Name your seven favorite late-night talk show hosts.
Heh heh… not exactly a matter of earth-shattering importance, is it? Of course, there are plenty of earth-shattering things going on in the news right now without me bringing down the room even more. Continue reading
Just when you thought my blogging inconsistency couldn’t get any more shameful, here it is – my first post since September. As even a cursory glance will show, C&B has been mute during a period filled with events of historic significance: the spectacular collapse of American financial conglomerates, bringing the national (and hence, global) economy to the brink of utter ruin; the election of the first African-American President of the United States, who furthermore appears to be capable of getting America up off the mat; and the lamentable passage of Proposition 8 in California, inserting language into the state constitution to strip rights away from gay people… to name a few.