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Put An End To The WH Correspondents’ Dinner

Tonight is that annual co-opting of the Washington press corps known as the White House Correspondents’ Dinner — and this year is the organization’s centennial. Prepare for a deluge of selfies as respected journalists vie for the attentions of reality television stars, while getting chummy and tipsy with the venal hypocrites running our country into […]

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Kristi Martel @ Roots Cutural Center 10/24/12

Kristi Martel @ Roots Cultural Center October 24th When: Wednesday October 24th Where: Roots 276 Westminster St Providence Contact: 401-272-7422 Who: Kristi Martel (avant soul) Time: Doors @ 7pm, Music 8-10pm Cost: $5 Kristi Martel is thrilled to return to Roots for a full-length show, her first in RI in quite some time. She will

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I Seriously Can Not Think Of A Headline For This, For Some Reason

[youtube]BrtaMTYBU-A[/youtube] There’s a really great (and very very long) article at filmmaker Errol Morris’s New York Times blog about President Bush as he’s been portrayed through news photographs.  He interviews three photographers, from the Associated Press, Reuters, and the Agence French-Presse, and asks them to comment on some of the more remarkable images of the

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Happy New Year’s Eve Eve!

I know you’ll all be partying tomorrow night, so I’m getting this out of the way now. It’s my favorite video of the week of things we’ll miss and things we *really* won’t miss from 2008. It’s set to the song “New Lang Syne (Thank God It’s Over)” by Jim’s Big Ego and was created

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News Slap: Holy Hairbrush Edition

Hair as feathered and fine as Rod Blagojevich’s requires vigilance, mousse, and a special Paul Mitchell hairbrush the crooked guv bizarrely calls “the football” (the article also contains other anecdotal nuggets detailing HotRod’s hilarious spiral into megalomaniacal madness). In case you missed the highly amusing video of an Iraqi journalist fucking a shoe at Bush’s

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Bush Bails Out The Rich, Abandons The Poor

Recently, President Bush vetoed legislation that would have expanded the State Children Health Insurance Program – SCHIP. The bill which had been approved by Congress with strong bipartisan support would have increased enrollment in the popular government provided health insurance program from 6 million children to 10 million. The president told us that he vetoed

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