August 13, 2008

Vital Nerd Update, Part 2

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 13, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

Documenting the continuing self-cannibalization of collegiate debate, wait for the brown eye from Dr. Shanahan at the 0:37 mark: iPhone users: Click to watch I'm not going to try to explain the context here, but basically it involves charges of...Read More

Where's Aeryn? A Mother's Search for the Truth

Filed by Steve Ralls | August 13, 2008 | 5:00 PM | comments

Kathy Gilleran (pictured) is a mother on a mission: To find out the truth about what happened to her son. Aeryn Gilleran, who was 34 at the time, disappeared in Vienna, in October 2007, while working for the United Nations...Read More

Tyrion's Tummy is Barking Mad

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 13, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

Searching for lunch today, I decided to give a second chance to The Barking Dog Cafe, a relatively recent addition to the dining options in the Meridian-Kessler neighborhood. Located on 49th street just off of Pennsylvania, the Barking Dog aspires...Read More

Jared Polis wins in Colorado

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 13, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

Openly gay candidate for the Democratic nod in Colorado's 2nd district Jared Polis just won his primary against two other wonderful Democratic candidates. Congratulations to him. It's a fairly Democratic seat left open by Mike Udall's Senate run this fall,...Read More

I Kissed a Girl... and other observations

Filed by Jason Tseng | August 13, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

Katy Perry's obnoxiously catchy chart-topping new tune, I Kissed a Girl about lesbian posturing and heteroflexible experimentation has the Entertainment biz buzzing with newfound love for our sometimes Sapphic sisters. Perry is far from the first or the only sultry...Read More

Get A Little Crazy

Filed by Bishop Mahee | August 13, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Gospel according to recording artist Seal states, "We're never ever gonna survive unless we get a little crazy;" and sitting here, I can't help thinking that the editor of this publication can get a little crazy when he allowed...Read More

Olympic heat

Filed by Terrance Heath | August 13, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

I'll admit up front that I'm not one to watch sports much at all. But the Olympics has always been the exception, ever since I saw Greg Louganis dive. I wanted to see more. Can you blame me? Besides, I'm...Read More

Why Obama Is Competing in Indiana

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 13, 2008 | 1:59 PM | comments

The silly-season accusations by Frugal Hoosiers of an Obama "smoke and mirror" campaign in Indiana -- a charge which turned out to be completely and totally bogus -- obscures some of the more interesting issues surrounding Obama's decision to contest...Read More

Gayest city in America

Filed by Eric Leven | August 13, 2008 | 1:00 PM | comments

Eric, the Roommate, is obsessed with numbers, statistics and city populations. He is always looking something up and he is an expert on cities around the world and their populations. Although he's straight he always has his eyes out for...Read More

Hot, Hot Hump

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 13, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

First things first: DJ Educated foot has dropped another edition of his hump day mix. And it's free. And it's awesome. What are you waiting for? Need a taste? The new mix features the XXXChange remix of Santogold's "L.E.S. Artistes":...Read More

Caption This: Strange map of the world

Filed by Bil Browning | August 13, 2008 | 12:00 PM | comments

If this background map for a vitamin supplement infomercial doesn't make you question the veracity of their product, I have some nice oceanfront property to sell you. Here in Indiana. 2 Asias + 0 South America = 1 New Olympic...Read More

RIP Sandy Allen

Filed by Tyrion Lannister | August 13, 2008 | 11:14 AM | comments

Sad news from Shelbyville. Sandy Allen, the tallest women in the world and, more importantly, from my few chance encounters and by all accounts, an unusually sweet person, has died....Read More

A Brief Pause in Reality

Filed by Sara Whitman | August 13, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

I've been glued to the Olympics the last few days. After the flaming vagina of China at the opening ceremonies, how could I turn away? I love watching the games. The swimming, volleyball, synchronized diving- I do wish they'd show...Read More

The Wrap (With Two Gay Guys) #2

Filed by Brent Hartinger | August 13, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

Vampires suck as a gay metaphor! Or so say the Two Gay Guys in this week's installment of The Wrap. The guys spread some love for Mamma Mia and the criminally underappreciated Christine Baranski, debate Weeds' big gay reveal of...Read More


Learn more about your favorite contributor

Filed by Alex Blaze | August 13, 2008 | 9:00 AM | comments

Serena's putting together an excellent series of short interviews with Bilerico's finest. It's definitely worth the click to find out a little more about the contributors you enjoy reading on this site. Alex Blaze Don Sherfick Sara Whitman Brent Hartinger...Read More


Alan Keyes thinks McCain is like AIDS?

Filed by Ed Team | August 13, 2008 | 7:30 AM | comments

"In terms of the conservative constituency of the Republican Party, Sen. McCain is an opportunistic infection that threatens to ravage and destroy its defenseless body. Tragically for America, in the larger context of our national political life he still plays...Read More

How do Fundies fight Obama? Pray for Rain.

Filed by Waymon Hudson | August 13, 2008 | 7:00 AM | comments

iPhone users: Click to watch -- Focus on the Family producer Stewart Shepard asks for fundie followers to pray for rain during Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention. I guess we should start building an ark......Read More