Is President Obama the First Female President?

Don’t ask me.  Ask Kathleen Parker.  She just suggested so–in the Post, no less.  However you answer this question, it seems incontrovertible that men have adapted womanly traits and habits in just about every category–dress, speaking, physicality, you name it.  You have to hand it to Parker–she speaks her mind, with no quarter given to [Read More...]

The DC Hoops Scene: Power, Points, and Presidents

The Outside the Lines side of the ESPN online network has a fun story up about the current DC hoops scene.  President Obama, a diehard pickup basketball player, has apparently ignited interest in the game.  Here’s an excerpt from the story, “The Power Game”, by Wright Thompson: Obama loves all things hoops. By executive fiat, the [Read More...]

The Link 3.27.09: State Department Faxes, Would-Be Athletes, and Hip-Hop Souls

1. A fun and often funny look at the fax machine from Culture 11 (great site to check often–photo is its own).  Many true points here, especially on the matter of how uncertain actual reception of a fax can be. On this point, I remember the strange and frustrating experience of sending faxes to the [Read More...]


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