Thursday, April 02, 2009

All about bobble head dolls

Missing tramper last seen in bad weather (The New Zealand Herald)

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 15:14:42 -0700
The last people to see missing American tramper Ed Reynolds alive say the weather conditions were bad and forecast to deteriorate. Edward Dale Reynolds, 39, has not been seen for five weeks but police were only alerted to his situation...

Gay Marriage Debate Under Way In Montpelier (WPTZ Plattsburgh)

Thu, 02 Apr 2009 12:56:21 -0700
The Vermont House is expected to vote Thursday on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state.

Wed, 01 Apr 2009 15:55:45 -0700
April 1st, 2009 News Articles on Extra, Extra (LAist) ( - March 26, 2009Photo by dtaylor123 via the LAist Featured Photos on pool on Flickr There was actually was some real drama regarding last night's Dancing with the Stars. A 34-year-old Florida man overzealously looking f…Brand XXX? (LA Observed) ( - March 26, 2009Sigh. The website for the L.A. Times' new weekly tabloid for light readers, called Brand X, is already dysfunctional. Word fro

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Center Pet Pharmacy Invites Pet Owners to Win Gift Certificates This Holiday Season

Thu, 29 Nov 2007 00:00:01 -0800

I want to be a woman

Wed, 01 Apr 2009 18:38:13 -0700
I was watching Monty Python’s Life of Brian the other day (an impulse buy Mr. Bookworm made at Costco), and was much struck by the scene below, in which one of the characters announces that wants to be a woman. Somehow it seems very apropos nowadays, given the bizarre extremes of gender politics (especially the stories about “men” getting pregnant, even though those “men” are nothing more than women with their breasts cut off and hormones to grow facial hair):

News flash on anniversary gift

NHRA Rookie frontrunner Hagan nabs No. 7 in Houston qualifying

Wed, 01 Apr 2009 15:59:38 -0700
BAYTOWN , Texas (March 28, 2009) – NHRA Rookie-of-the-Year frontrunner Matt Hagan qualified the Dodge Funny Car in the seventh spot today for the NHRA Spring Nationals at Houston Raceway Park. Despite having only three qualifying sessions because of a rain delay and moisture on the track, which cancelled Friday’s second session, 26-year-old Hagan proved he is a quick learner in only his fourth national event driving for Don Schumacher Racing. His first pass on Friday prod

StormTracker 13 Forecast

Tue, 31 Mar 2009 17:00:00 -0700
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