Andrew Sullivan Lets Loose On Palin (Again)

The last year or more I’ve been a devoted reader of Andrew Sullivan’s blog.  But it was the last three months of the presidential campaign that I have the warmest nostalgia for and much of that time his blog painstakingly logged ever one of Sarah Palin’s lies and character flaws. It was a great source [Read More...]

Swedish Couple Raises Child Without Gender

They won’t tell anyone the sex of the kid, here are their reasons: “We want Pop to grow up more freely and avoid being forced into a specific gender mold from the outset,” said the child’s mother, “Nora.” (The paper used fake names for the entire family to protect their privacy.) “It’s cruel to bring [Read More...]

Camels With Hammers Special Election Night 2008 Coverage

Al Franken won. [Read more...]

“Every One is Gay”

Found this story through LoveAtheism.com—Democrats get into power and all of a sudden the entire animal kingdom has gone gay: Examples of same-sex behavior can be found in almost all species in the animal kingdom — from worms to frogs to birds — making the practice nearly universal among animals, according to a new review [Read More...]

The President’s Speech On LGBT Issues Yesterday

In case you missed it, here’s a link to the video and one to the transcript. Dan Savage isn’t blown away: my first impression after a quick read is that Obama wants credit for all the great stuff he’s asked Congress to do for gay and lesbian Americans—and he’s only asked Congress to do this [Read More...]

My One Michael Jackson Song

So, the other night I checked my computer and realized that not one of the 10,259 songs on it were by Michael Jackson. Then today I was randomly listening to the Simpsons soundtracks for the first time in years and it hit me.  There is one song from Michael Jackson (even though he didn’t actually [Read More...]

Against Faith and In Defense of Naturalism and Induction

It should not be necessary for understanding this post, but in case you’d like to catch up on the full debate with Camels With Hammer Reader/Debate Spar Extraordinaire Shane leading up to this post, here are the previous installments: Objections to Religious Moderates and Intellecuals 1 Objections to Religious Moderates and Intellectuals 2 Objections to [Read More...]

Daily Hilarity: “Possession”

Legal blogger Eugene Volokh writes the following about the attempt to rid a teenage boy of a “homosexual demon” “Come on You Homosexual Demon”: That’s a line from an apparent “gay exorcism,” according to ABC News. The article saus that “Robin McHaelen, executive director of the Manchester-Conn., True Colors,” “a nonprofit group for gay and [Read More...]

The Alluring Annie Clark

The former member of Polyphonic Spree and back up singer to Sufjan Stevens, Annie Clark goes by “St. Vincent” for her own albums and is pretty unconventionally awesome.  Here she is live—both St. Vincent – “Now Now” from scheduletwo on Vimeo. and then St. Vincent “The Strangers” from Lake Fever Sessions on Vimeo. St. Vincent [Read More...]


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