Planned ParenthoodRepublicans want to shut down government because they don't want you to have a plan. Seriously.So while high taxes and (over) spending remain the mantra of Republicans threatening to shut down the federal government over President Obama's budget, the real deal-breaker could ... More >>
-- Celebrate Pi Day (3/14) with a spherical pie. [Boing Boing] -- Dude, Those Candied Walnuts Go Great at a Kegger, or the movement of trained chefs to frat houses. [The Wall Street Journal] -- Suzanne Goin Hosts New York Chef Gabrielle Hamilton For Book-Signing Dinner, or more reasons to go to ... More >>
photo courtesy of Border GrillMary Sue Milliken, Susan Feniger and Julia Child This Thursday, March 10th, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles will hold their 32nd Annual Food Fare at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. One of the longest-running food events in L.A., the event has come a long way si ... More >>
Beth Ditto: Suck it, "Justify My Love"! In a world of wimpy indie boys, Beth Ditto is one of the greatest old-style rock'n'roll stars/icons at work. And she has a new video out, which pays homage to Madonna's "Justify My Love". But before you watch it, we're pretty sure vocal pro-choice adv ... More >>
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