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Today's holidays

Posted by Eric Brightwell, September 9, 2008 09:00am | Post a Comment


St. Ciarán of Clonmacnoise Day - Catholicism



Kiku no Sekku (Chrysanthemum Day) - Japan 

  
Republic Day - North Korea



Independence Day - Tajikistan



Admission Day - California



Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna - Orthodox Christianity



Father Laval Day - Mauritius

Mercenary Fighters

Posted by phil blankenship, September 8, 2008 01:19pm | Post a Comment
Mercenary Fighters action adventure video  Mercenary Fighters starring Peter Fonda

Mercenary Fighters tagline pic

Mercenary Fighters screaming warrior

Mercenary Fighters plot synopsis
 
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Women in White

Posted by Mr. Chadwick, September 7, 2008 08:00pm | Post a Comment
Nothing says classay quite like an all white ensemble -- although, I think Nona Nendryx was aiming for something else entirely...

Aretha Franklin With Everything I feel in me LP coverBarbara Streisand One Voice Lp cover
Johnny Pike Reminisces LP coverKarla Devito Is this a cool world or what Lp coverStephanie Mills Home LP cover
Buffie Sainte-Marie Little Wheel Spin & Spin Lp coverJuice Newton Greatest Hits Lp coverTremaine Hawkins Detetmined LP cover
Nona Hendryx Art of Defense LP coverJane Ira Bloom Modern Drama LP coverLynn Anderson Even Cowgirls Get the Blues LP cover
Nancy Wilson Show LP coverNancy Wilson Now! LP coverEydie Swings the Blues Lp cover
5 star luxury of life LP coverSister Sledge We Are Family Lp coverRickie Family Give Me A Break lp cover

... and so on and so on: Slavoj Žižek

Posted by Charles Reece, September 6, 2008 06:04pm | Post a Comment

Since I used Slavoj Žižek's latest book, Violence, in my discussion of the latest Batman flick, I figured why not link to this recent interview Michael Krasny conducted with the man himself. Just push 'play' for the best stand-up comedian of today:
 

 
Therein you will hear Žižek discuss, among other things, The Dark Knight (ideology at its purest), violent video games (he lets his 7 year old play Grand Theft Auto, but is wary of Disney films), rape (why masochists would be the most traumatized), Hugo Chavez (how authoritarians are as pragmatic as everyone else), the mystery of Stalinism (why Stalinists terrorized themselves), the honesty of fascism (it kept its promise to kill minorities), and so on and so on. Theory comes out as flakes on the corners of his mouth -- philosophy as a 3-day meth binge.

While I'm at it, here's some more fun stuff:

From his
Q&A with the Guardian:
 


Cultural criticism is now second only to being in a rock band as the great
equalizer: Žižek with fourth wife, Analio Hounie, an Argentinian
model who just happens to like reading Lacan.

Continue reading...

Welcome To 18

Posted by phil blankenship, September 6, 2008 11:07am | Post a Comment
Welcome To 18 video  Welcome to 18 starring Mariska Hargitay and Courtney Thorne-Smith

Welcome TO 18 plot synopsis
 
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