About Me: I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky; and those two guys with the bags on their heads at Ron Erhardt's last game were not me and my brother.
Comment on: 'On Second Thought Historically ignorant'
Posted 10/10/2011 02:42:53 EDT
I'll admit the analogy didn't (and doesn't) make a lot of sense to me, and I personally feel Monday Night Football is well rid of Williams' tired act, I see more "ignorance" in Dupont's column than in more »
Comment on: 'Tax the rich, Obama says
Posted 09/19/2011 11:08:17 EDT
Forgetting for the moment that this is just the same old scarecrow with a new hat . . . why is that tax hikes are always specific and "right now" but spending cuts are generally amorphous and at some more »
Comment on: Real vs. Fake News - Culture Club blog - Boston.com
Posted 06/29/2011 09:29:52 EDT
The Today Show? Good Morning America? If this is where you're going for your news then you deserve whatever you get (or, more accurately, don't get). This fanciful "mainstream media" that everyone del more »
Posted 06/29/2011 09:11:09 EDT
The worst thing isn't that this stuff continues to happen, or that no one is surprised by it.The worst thing is that it won't change. more »
Comment on: 'Is Megan Amram the funniest woman on Twitter?'
Posted 06/28/2011 02:13:54 EDT
I wouldn't say Megan "isn't funny" simply because she doesn't make me laugh. Apparently there are enough Twits (Twitterers?) who disagree that she's establishing a career of some kind . . . $1.85 in l more »
Comment on: 'Palin: I didn't mess up Paul Revere history'
Posted 06/05/2011 01:30:48 EDT
It's a shame y'all weren't around to set Longfellow straight when he got it wrong, too. more »
Comment on: 'Say goodnight, Oprah'
Posted 05/24/2011 11:58:54 EDT
I've been seeing a lot of "if you don't like it, don't watch it," in the comments, and I feel I have to say that if that were really a solution, I would have no problem with Oprah. If simply tuning ou more »
Comment on: In shift, US grants 'temporary protected status' to Haitian quake victims
Posted 05/17/2011 11:28:19 EDT
Feed a stray once, and you'll never get rid of him. more »
Comment on: Shaq doubtful for Game 5; Rondo's status unchanged -Celtics blog - Boston Globe basketball news
Posted 05/11/2011 03:36:30 EDT
There was no way Shaq was going to last a full season, and when he got hurt late, anyone with marginal sense knew he wouldn't come back. Shaq came to Boston thinking he was going to ride the Big Three more »
Comment on: ''SlutWalks' put provocative message in the streets'
Posted 05/06/2011 11:21:47 EDT
I'm amazed that I had to read almost to the bottom of page two before somebody actually mentioned "date rape" or my own personal favorite, "morning after" rape. Assault victims should surely not be bl more »
Comment on: 'Stars’
Posted 04/22/2011 11:29:25 EDT
Don't hurt yourself climbing down off that high horse, tg. more »
Comment on: 'Watered-down ‘
Posted 04/09/2011 11:50:09 EDT
"Ughhhh . . . you're a hedge!" I would imagine the idea of an actual likeable (and unrepentant) alcoholic is anathema to Hollywood sensibilities of today, which makes me wonder why "Arthur" would be r more »
Comment on: 'Russell Brand reinvents the lovable drunk in 'Arthur''
Posted 04/03/2011 11:26:38 EDT
If we've established that "society" no longer has room for a sympathetic alcoholic, then why are they remaking "Arthur" at all? If you have to abandon the central premise of the original film -- that more »
Comment on: Final Four: One more defanging of NCAA - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/02/2011 11:59:01 EDT
I should think that Mr. Obama would welcome the institutionalized hypocrisy of the NCAA with open arms and a quiet smirk on his face. If anybody champions the idea of saying one thing and dcing anothe more »
Comment on: 'Not-so-super superhero movies'
Posted 04/01/2011 10:18:17 EDT
"Apparently a lot of filmmakers and screenwriters read comic books as kids." Even more apparent, a lot of them are still reading them, to the exclusion of anything else. more »
Comment on: 'Spanking 1-year-olds is common in depressed dads'
Posted 03/14/2011 11:11:29 EDT
I'm not sure what's worse: an entire new breed of parents terrified to discipline their children, or the same generation blitherly blaming anything and everything negative that happens to, about or ar more »
Comment on: 'Obama issues disaster declaration for Mass. storms'
Posted 03/07/2011 06:41:29 EST
In a very sad, cynical way, you've got to give Bo credit for coming up with new and intereting ways to keep the electoral skids greased . . . but I have to agree with the poster who wondered why he's more »
Comment on: He hasn't said the three words - Love Letters - Relationships questions, advice and more
Posted 03/03/2011 10:54:57 EST
Seems to me the best course of action would be to press him on it and coerce him into saying something he either (a) doesn't really mean or (b) isn't comfortable expressing. That way, you can be assua more »
Comment on: 'Cam Newton says he's closer to dad after NCAA flap'
Posted 02/27/2011 05:53:58 EST
I suspect their newly-strenghthened relationship will be a great comfort when the NCAA -- which no longer has any use for Cam -- decides to reopen his case and perform an actual, objective investigati more »
Comment on: 'For consumers, rising food prices are hard to stomach'
Posted 02/26/2011 10:10:59 EST
âWith wage growth, that would be OK, but even though the recession is over, people are not going back to work âthatâs another challenge,ââ said Leibtag . . . -------------------------------- more »
Comment on: When do I talk about my criminal record? - Love Letters - Relationships questions, advice and more
Posted 02/22/2011 09:51:46 EST
We don't know what the crime (or the punishment was), but the quotation marks around white collar tell a tale of their own. You obviously don't need anyone's permission to gild the lily or retroactive more »
Comment on: 'Well worth not reading'
Posted 02/13/2011 12:52:38 EST
I shudder to think what kind of "writer" shies away from reading for fear that what she might learn could conflict with her preconceived notions. Above and beyond the obvious pretension in this essay more »
Comment on: 'In horror movies, when is shock just schlock?'
Posted 02/13/2011 11:07:55 EST
" . . . better computer effects, more gallons of blood, is actually less. Itâs whatâs suggested in the mind, not splashed on the screen, that can disturb the most." Ever has it been thus. Wonderin more »
Comment on: 'The Roommate movie review -- The Roommate showtimes'
Posted 02/11/2011 09:52:15 EST
The first time I saw the trailer for this movie, I thought exactly what Judgenot said.Unless they're killing Brian Hackett with a shoe again . . . what's the point? more »
Comment on: Just Go With It movie review -- Just Go With It showtimes - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/10/2011 10:17:18 EST
Has anyone in the last hundred years squeezed more money out of less talent than Adam Sandler? more »
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