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Archive for January, 2009

What’s New, Pussycat?

As promised earlier this week, here’s bit more on collecting pressbooks, and the pleasures of the damned things: I think I saw my first pressbook back in 1968, when the manager of the Capital Theater in Montpelier, VT responded to my inquiry about buying a one-sheet for 2001: A Space Odyssey not only by selling [...]

I’m so pissed about the Republican partisan votes that I almost derailed this morning’s post for another useless screed levelled against current Republican Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) and his shameless showboating. A look at the man’s actual voting record is revealing, (which, no surprise, earns an ‘F’ from, clearly demonstrating his across-the-board alignment with [...]

“Gone, Gone, the Form of Man –”

(Did that microphone pick up a heartbeat? Photo: Cheney in the House Chambers of the Wyoming Legislature Wednesday Jan. 21, 2008; AP Photo/The Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Michael Smith) Were we meant to believe thankfully-no-longer-Vice President Dick Cheney in his final days in office, when he had the audacity to say “some of the best financial [...]