Like Talking to a Brick Wall

In the very early days of my religious zealotry, I invited a Southern Baptist friend to visit one of the charismatic services at my Word of Faith church.  Like every baby Christian I was red hot for Jesus and out to save the world. ...

Oklahoma Senate Passes Legislation Banning All Abortions

WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH OKLAHOMA? By a vote of 34-8, the Oklahoma Senate, which is predominately Republican, easily passed the "Personhood Act". This bill would define life as beginning at conception which would effectively ban almost all abortions and most forms of contraception.  Even...

WOMEN’S RIGHTS INTACT IN VIRGINIA AS PERSONHOOD BILL IS DEFEATED

Virginia's "Personhood Bill", which would have essentially made abortions in the state either impossible, illegal, or humiliating by the use of trans-vaginal ultrasound, was defeated in a 24-12 vote.   The Senate agreed to table the legislation until next year's legislative session. For now, women's...

Margaret Cho

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H54Hg2tAoWQ Our next issue features an interview with Margaret Cho. Be sure to check out our next issue on March 6th!! Check out the video of my favorite song by Margaret, both hilarious and expertly crooned. Photo Credit: Austin Young

Safeguard Your Hot Sauce

When it comes to the topic of condiments, I almost never cease to assert that my favorite for spicing up any dish is Tamari sauce (a thicker and less salty version of soy sauce). It is far superior to salt in practically all foods, except for...

Eating Seasonally

The world isn’t a supermarket. Food isn’t really available year-round and at cheap prices. Most of the world waits for apples in the fall, for fresh greens in the spring—or, at least, they used to. Globalization of food as an industry has made the...

NEW JERSEY SENATE APPROVES MARRIAGE EQUALITY

With a vote of 24 - 16, the New Jersey Senate voted today to advance a bill which would legalize same-sex marriage.  Governor Chris Christie (R), insists that there will be a veto and that this type of vote should require a referendum. Although New...

The President Who Doesn’t Pray: Imagining America’s First Atheist Leader

The lights are hot and bright on the stage as the contenders for the Republican nominee line up behind their podiums for another debate, perhaps the final one before a candidate is chosen to take on Barack Obama this November. The back drop is...

Proposition 8 Ruled Unconstitutional

The judges of the 9th Circuit court in California agreed that the ballot initiative, Proposition 8, violates the 14th Amendment and that they could find no "legitimate reason" for the law to be in force. The judges released this statement: “Proposition 8 serves no purpose, and...

Charlie Chaplin Musical coming to Broadway

Becoming Chaplin, A musical which chronicles the lift of Charlie Chaplin will open on Broadway in the 2012/2013 season, according to the New York Times. The stage play is written by Thomas Meehan who also wrote The Producers and Hairspray.