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Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 29 2012

6 O’Clock BS – First Avenue Rocks Even Harder

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A couple of days ago on Facebook I saw a billboard of First Avenue supporting same sex equality. I was so excited that I had the Hubby drive me downtown so that I could see it and snap some photos for myself. The board is located off of Glenwood Avenue by the Minneapolis Farmer’s market: Isn’t it pretty? First Avenue is …

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Jun 29 2012

You thought YOU knew how to play with Legos.

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Jason Freeny is a muralist and designer. He’s been involved with creating props and design for theater and television, and he acquired a great deal of acclaim for his erotic art, which was has appeared in Heavy Metal, Juxtapoz Erotica, Penthouse and Time Out New York. But dude knows how to rock some Legos.  These are …

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Jun 28 2012

Magic Lube

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Chris Pederson over at the Minnesota Skeptics Facebook group posted about Yoni’s Bliss, a “revolutionary homeopathic lubricating gel”. Hoo-boy. Let’s do this. According to the website, Yoni’s Bliss is a water-based lubricant. It also contains aloe, which they describe as “the base on which Yoni’s Bliss was created”. Aloe gel is mostly water, so that fits, …

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Jun 27 2012

6 O’Clock BS: Praying on the Street

Last Thursday night I was approached on the street by four puppy-eager teens. I was getting off of my motorcycle and heading to the 19 Club, a gay bar one block off of Nicollet Avenue and a few blocks from downtown Minneapolis. The four kids were all clean-cut and smiling kindly. One of the girls …

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Jun 26 2012

6 O’Clock BS: I’ve Got a Hankering for Cheerios.

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Earlier in June, General Mills announced that they are opposed to the Minnesota marriage amendment that will be on the ballot this November. From the General Mills website: [Ken Powell, General Mills CEO] voiced our company’s opposition to the proposed marriage amendment, an initiative that makes our state less inclusive and reduces our company’s ability to …

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Jun 26 2012

Not Lesbians, Murder Victims

From the DallasVoice.com: Nineteen-year-old Mollie Judith Olgin was found dead, and 18-year-old Mary Christine Chapa was rushed to the hospital, where she underwent emergency surgery and is now stable and able to communicate. Olgin and Chapa, who had been together for five months, were found by visitors to Violet Andrews Park in Portland, Texas, at …

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Jun 25 2012

6 O’Clock BS: Sing it, Sir Terry.

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Jun 25 2012

Cross-Country Connections: Mustache

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Cross-Country Connections is a Biodork weekly blog entry dedicated to telling stories in pictures of three family members – me, my sister and Mom – living in very different locations across the country. Every week we choose a different theme and then take or contribute a personal photo that fits the theme. This week’s theme …

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Jun 22 2012

6 O’Clock BS: What Should We Ask Katherine?

Guess what? This weekend Atheists Talk radio show is interviewing Katherine Stewart! This Katherine Stewart: So, we’ve got Katherine Stewart, investigative journalist, parent and author of The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children. She’s going to be on the air with us to discuss her personal experiences with The Good …

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Jun 21 2012

6 O’Clock BS: Depressing NPR Stories

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Yesterday was a depressing NPR day. From le awesomely awesome “Teach The Controversy” line of t-shirts from Amorphia Apparel. I caught part of Talk of the Nation yesterday after lunch. Namely, the part during which Neal Conan gave air time to Don “let the students decide” McLeroy to spout off his nonsense. McLeroy was there …

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