Thursday, August 18, 2005

DCeptette: Y Tu Mama Tambien Version.

  1. Checked out Al Gore's new venture, Current TV. How can it be best explained? Well, imagine what would happen if the students of H.B. Woodlawn had their own TV network...
  2. Oh, Richmond. So much to answer for. You're going to sell iBooks for $50. You've got 1,000 of those babies on hand. 5,000 people show up. Were you waiting for Emeril Fucking Lagasse to stop by and tell you how long you should let that recipe for disaster simmer? "It's rather strange that we would have such a tremendous response for the purchase of a laptop computer -- and laptop computers that probably have less-than- desirable attributes," said Paul Proto, director of general services for Henrico County. "But I think that people tend to get caught up in the excitement of the event -- it almost has an entertainment value." Wow. What kind of educational background do you have to have to be Henrico County's director of general services? As one who lived in Richmond for three years, I personally think that the average Richmonder more or less deserves to have iBooks hurled at them at great velocity. That would have entertainment value. Well, we hear that they've got about 7,000 more to sell at some point. Maybe desperate Virginians can finish the job the Union Army started. (CNN)
  3. Wahoowa! Amy Argetsinger tapped to be one-half of the New Reliable Source! She used to edit this. Goodbye, Richard Leiby. Hello, Poodah on the Potomac!
  4. Remember when Dr. Phil adopted the town of Elgin, Texas, which cause Diner Media Empire editor Travis to weep gently from the roof of his LES apartment because he owns land in Elgin and didn't want his future ranch to be surrounded by pussified people? You probably don't. Well, Dr. Phil's been one-upped by Rick Warren, the author of The Purpose-Driven Life, who--unbeluckingfievably--want's to adopt the entire nation of Rwanda. Ummm...that's all well and good, but if you go back and check, you'll find out that the last time some Rwandans got all driven with purpose, a few hundred thousand people got diced up with machetes inside a week's time. If I were a Tutsi right now, I'd be looking to swallow some chicken soup for the soul and skedaddle before Warren taps into the seven habits of highly effective genocidaires. (Wonkette)
  5. So out in Herndon, the town council voted down racist sack of slag Ann V. Null and her National Alliance cronies to allow a day laborer center to be built, so as to end the daily congregation of day laborers at a local 7-11. We say good, for Chrissakes. Nice and nicely done. Still, we read with fascination about Herndonites who complain that day-laborers congregating around a 7-11 lowers their property values. First: if your home is near a 7-11, then your property has no value. Obvs. Second: if the presence of day laborers is a sufficient force to lower property values, then the DCeiver would like to extend a warm welcome to area day laborers to stand around our neighborhood whenever they like! (Washington Post)

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