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The REAL Gay Agenda

tags: The REAL Gay Agenda, gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender, LGBT, politics, cultural observation, social commentary, humor, funny, satire, fucking hilarious, streaming video You hear a lot about the gay agenda in political talk. If you ever wondered what the hell they were talking about, well, watch this revealing video (apparently, it is based upon a…

tags: cultural observation, expat life, Life in Germany, Brot, bread Brot-Shop. Nordwestzentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 20 March 2010 [larger view]

Why Obama Is So Scary

tags: obama, racism, America, Why Obama Is So Scary, humor, funny, satire, fucking hilarious, social commentary, cultural observation, Edward Current, streaming video Another one of my boyfriends, Edward Current, uploaded this video today, even though he filmed it in August 2009. It’s another rip-snorter, but the last few seconds is the real capper .. those…

tags: British humor, cricket, sports, The Full Monty, silly, satire, parody, funny, humor, fucking hilarious, cultural observation, streaming video I am not sure which form of torture would be most likely to make me crack first: being forced to watch paint dry, being forced to watch golf or being forced to watch a cricket match.…

tags: photography, sports, futbol, professional soccer, cultural observation, acting lessons, humor, funny, television, streaming video I love futbol, but OMG, these boyz are such crybabies and drama queens! These soccer/futbol players demonstrate the reasons why I think they all are in desperate need of acting lessons: their ridiculous overblown theatrics.

tags: photography, NYCLife, NYC Life, cultural observation, Bruce Gilden, Street Shots, WNYC, streaming video Watching this video makes me feel like I am walking on “my” streets once more alongside this photographer. It reminds me of how much I miss my beautiful and vibrant home, NYC.

tags: Obama Now Experiencing Presidential Puberty, cultural observation, social commentary, news report, health care reform, parody, satire, humor, fucking hilarious, television, Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert, Ezra Klein, streaming video Stephen Colbert interviews Ezra Klein, who explains the reconciliation process that Democrats need to pass health care reform and what Republicans can do to drag it…

tags: cultural observation, expat life, Life in Germany, Apotheken, Drogerien Expats, immigrants, and people who travel internationally often are impressed with differences between their home country and the country they are visiting or living in. I thought I’d write about some of the daily features of my life in Germany that are different from my…

tags: Disappointing Torture, cultural observation, political commentary, politics, torture, funny, satire, humor, streaming video Two agents (Jimmy Mulville and Phillip Pope) are preparing to interrogate a suspected secret agent (Tony Robinson). Unfortunately, the suspected secret agent is afraid of torture, which seems an ideal situation, right? Well, not really, not when you wish to test…

tags: Conan O’Brien, Martha Stewart, Conan O’Brien Invades Martha Stewart’s Kitchen, humor, funny, comedy, offbeat, cultural observation, television, streaming video After having my kitchen invaded repeatedly — six times, for those who care — by strangers hired by IKEA to install the kitchen that my spouse purchased three months ago, I can relate to this…