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Daily Archives: 04/17/2008

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A (Rachael) Ray to light up the the jewelry district

Insider sources have informed us that the one and only Rachael Ray (she’s so cool she gets an extra ‘a’) will be gracing Providence with her presence this Sunday when she will film her show at CAV in the jewelry district from 5:30 – 7:30pm. 

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El Papa Needs A New Pair of Shoes!

Dude. Have you seen the Pope? He’s got some stylin’ threads. And let me tell you, his shoes, they’re worth more than your soul. Yes, the devil wears Prada, but Pope Benedict XVI wears custom made red leather loafers. Maybe the red is from his

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Support Women’s Equality

From Kim Ahern at RIFuture: I just returned from my visit to the US Supreme Court and meeting with Justice Alito. While it was a great way to cap off RWU Law’s “Supreme Semester,” I can’t help but think of one of the worst decisions

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The Best Part of Last Night’s Debate

ABC has been slammed repeatedly for their poor handling of the debate last night. Which you can read about here, and here, and in just about every column on this site. And a particularly well written tirade by Rhode Island’s own Pat Crowley here. (Yeah,

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Generation-baiting?

Ladies and gentlemen, Bill Clinton: “I think there is a big reason there’s an age difference in a lot of these polls,” said Bill. “Because once you’ve reached a certain age, you won’t sit there and listen to somebody tell you there’s really no difference

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Woah. No suh. Rodents carry disease?

Maybe I have a stronger knee jerk reaction to frivilous lawsuits than most, but… This from Fox News (my favorite source and yours): A woman whose husband died after receiving a liver transplant infected with a rodent virus is suing PetSmart Inc., claiming the chain

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Micah Jackson at Local 121

Tonight. PB ‘n Jamz. Burning it up. Say 10 pm. Rock w Jammer and Brisket. B there OR B ^2.

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Rock Opera Tonight

Our informants have a hot tip: There will be a wild and woolly four-part Rock Opera tonight behind the Watson Institute at Brown (and Louie’s), in the square of grass otherwise known as Starr Plaza starting at 830. The show, called Journeys and Transformations, features

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Attack of the Book-Writing Computer!

If a person made a computer that could write a million books in a matter of seconds, then, still, no one would read them. But if they sold two copies each, and owned the computers, then they’d be one rich automato-book-hustler. Enter one Dr. Parker.

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Huzzah!

We have apparently won the Phoenix Best Shit of the Year or whatever, for best blog. Although we’ve recieved no official notice from them and it’s not on the website and I can’t find a copy of it anywhere. But still! We’ll keep you posted…

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Ask The Jersey Girls

This week: big tippers, face sitters, and fighting the big easy. Q: Dear Jersey Girls, A few weeks ago I was out for a drink with a co-worker and his friend who are both 15 years my senior. I really hit it off with the

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how hard can this be?

The Supreme Court has just decided that the lethal injection method, as performed now in 35 states, does not constitute cruel and unusual punishment. I’ll say up front that I am opposed to the death penalty. But my question now is more scientific in nature