Ordinarily I eschew the linky post, but today there are so many blamable things in my inbox, and so little time, that I have no choice but to just throw’em up here and let you guys blame on without me.
RenÃ© Spencer Saller sends this story on the odd phenomenon of porn-cheerleading in alt-weeklies. Writing in the New Haven Advocate, Carole Bass calls bullshit on her paper’s apparent inability to distinguish between sex and porn. But her editors quickly tack on two male porn-is-my-birthright opinions so she doesn’t get the last word. Christ, what assholes.
About a zillion of you have sent me links to the AlterNet story about the US soldiers in Iraq who died of dehydration rather than risk getting raped by their countrymen on midnight trips to the latrine, with General Sanchez’s charming pronouncement “the women asked to be here, so now let them take what comes with the territory” pretty much summing up the repellent assholery of male entitlement.
Reader Carin notes that Naomi Wolf appears to have gone batty and has accepted Jesus as her personal savior.
Reader Frumious B is startled to learn that having a cute ass is as legitimate a criterion as any for the INS not to deport hot Argentinian porn stars.
And there are more, so many more, but I gotta go. This morning I hie for the Texas Hill Country to take a little air and play cow-pie frisbee. Catch you on the flip-flop.