Category Archives: Silly

MY VALENTINE’S DAY WISH FOR YOU

Valentine’s Day reminds me of a Brooklyn guy who couldn’t stand the idea of being alone on this day a few years ago, so he spent most of the daylight hours searching for a dinner date until he found one … Continue reading

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YOU CAN LEARN PLENTY FROM THIS JULIAN BOND QUOTE

The earthly passing of civil rights pioneer, political leader, researcher and educator Julian Bond will certainly spark recitations of a half-century old era—marches, institutional agitation and societal change from a White supremacist-dominated landscape. But Bond’s lifetime dedication to equal rights, … Continue reading

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LOOK AT THIS CECIL THE LION STORY AGAIN

Some followers of the Black Lives Matter movement are livid over the general public’s apparent preference in discussing a Zimbabwe lion’s recent death at the hands of an American big game hunter, as opposed to discussing the problem of race … Continue reading

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BLIZZARD BREAD-CHASERS

This is a summary of conversations I had today with a bunch of people about my response to NYC’s Snowmageddon: They: Did you go shopping for the blizzard? Me: Nah. They: Why not? It’s supposed to be a serious storm. Me: I … Continue reading

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SARAH PALIN IS RIGHT – DEATH PANELS ARE REAL!

  Seriously, you can’t make this stuff up. the convergence of the federal government shutdown and desperate public relations maneuvering by the Party of No Brains has made Sarah Palin’s anti-Affordable Care Act fantasy warning come true – WE NOW HAVE … Continue reading

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ONE MORE POINT ABOUT BARILLA

I used Tumblr last night to cover Barilla Pasta CEO Guido Barilla’s comments about gays, but I wanted to revisit the topic to cover the weird point he tried to make in his apology: With reference to statements made yesterday, … Continue reading

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BILL LEE AND THE NEW BROOKLYN

There’s no doubt Brooklyn, or more specifically Fort Greene, is changing. For example, there was a church off DeKalb Avenue that used to hold services with its doors open so you can hear swinging Gospel tunes – and God’s word, … Continue reading

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