Monthly Archives: August 2004

American things I saw yesterday

My favorite Republicans, Billionaires for Bush. Celebrating in Bryant Park, a chortling flurry of caviar and gold lame and petit fours and rhinestones, a precursor to their Weds. nite ball coronating King George. Having champagne over “Dick Cheney’s innocence.” Anarcho-direct … Continue reading

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stupid like a fox

Here’s tomorrow’s most interesting/fun RNC protest event, organized, unsurprisingly, by the lovely brave ingenues of Code Pink: Fox News “Shut-up-a-thon” Tuesday, Aug 31 @ 04:00 PM 2 hours Location: 1211 Ave of the Americas bet. 47th & 48th Join Fox … Continue reading

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suga suga how you get so fly?

Three years ago, the world was not ready for Townsend, but I am pretty sure you are now.

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Gloria in Ay, Dios Mio

RIP to Laura Branigan, she of my trademark karaoke song, “Gloria.” VMAs were slightly more exciting than my mom at church, and a flagrant waste of celebrity… like, why even invite Missy Elliott if you only alot her 30 seconds … Continue reading

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the hunt for the blood orchid

Even at 6 am PST, World’s Greatest Ex/Pug Trader Ezra Ace is slinging zingers: “Did Fat Joe lick his shoe? Did he lick Cam’ron’s shoe? Interracial gay licking: the future of hip-hop.” ANSWER: Is that Hollywood Montrose on the “Get … Continue reading

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loose nuts and ADD time

My mind is coming apart like when Cam’ron and Nas TP your mom’s house for democracy. OK not like that. When petite Belgique choreographer Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker puts post-modern steps—twitch and skitter across the floor on kneepads, kick their … Continue reading

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sure feels good to me

Not having cable TV has turned me into an Amish person, apparently, because I have thus far labored unawares as to the ridunkulous sexual verisimilitude that is Usher Raymond’s stee. I just figured anyone who’d propose marriage to his woman … Continue reading

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2004, the year of that Lord

I’m just saying, even despite (or maybe in tandem with) the government’s religious fanatacism, Jesus is slathered all over ’04′s face. Score another one from the paint for Mr. Water-into-Wine, cause Lauryn Hill was shooting a music video outside my … Continue reading

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god is dead

For reasons too heartbreaking to go into, God’s Son eluded me. I don’t want to talk about it. I have already commenced finding an alternate life-purpose. Later, I saw Animal Collective, which of course did not make up for MISSING … Continue reading

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I live with a gay, American, intelligent gangsta

Dear zealous small-coffee-biz folks, I must confess: I am currently patronizing Starbucks for their t-mobile wi-fi (tangential advice to future New Yorkers: in the fourth largest city in the world, I have better luck getting calls by styrofoam cup and … Continue reading

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