Monthly Archives: April 2006

What a Fucking Bastard

Today in the Los Angeles Times, I read about a New York “producer” named Eric Steel, whose documentary “The Bridge” will screen this weekend at a film fetival in San Francisco. Steel and his “crew” used concealed cameras to film … Continue reading

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Mothers Who Kill

I’ve always been fascinated by mothers who kill. I don’t feel this is necessarily connected to my own mother’s bouts of rage against my existence, which she viewed as a “curse” on her. I was never afraid she would harm … Continue reading

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Cremation: Not All Fun and Games

I was pretty satisfied with the idea of being cremated until I read a story about a fracas over a 450 pound dead woman. Her county provides free cremation for the indigent, but only up to 300 pounds. Her son … Continue reading

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Trip to the Vatican by Riesa Reznor*

i have been to the vatican. I have to say, the tour was quite hard to enjoy. it was not a tour. it was a line down the street to get in, and athen once you get in there is … Continue reading

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Nutcase of the Month

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A chiropractor who claims he can treat anyone by reaching back in time to when an injury occurred has attracted the attention of state regulators. The Ohio State Chiropractic Board, in a notice of hearing, has accused … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Americans Learn How to Bring Down a Government, Godammit?

   End job law in 10 days or face chaos, French PM told French unions and student leaders yesterday gave the government 10 days to scrap its youth employment law, or face renewed strikes and protests. Roused by 3 million … Continue reading

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