Weekly Reader: September 2008


The Dooms Day Round Up

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 27, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

I've been listening to a lot of R.E.M. lately. So much so that I'm having crazy thoughts about the end of the world and zombie Jesus rising from the dead. Perhaps I'll watch "Shaun of the Dead" tonight to put...Read More

Blue Days Roundup

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 20, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

It's been a rough week. Government bailouts, corporate bankruptcies . . . it's depressing! Here are some posts that will help you take your mind off of all the bad financial news. Monday Not Gay Enough, Too Queer, or Uncatagorizable?...Read More

Sarah Palin's voicemail, Tony Dungy, Deepak Chopra and Martha Stewart

Filed by Bil Browning | September 18, 2008 | 10:00 AM | comments

There are so many items I want to cover, but never get around to featuring on the blog, so it's time for a round up! Here's some stuff from around the web that's caught my eye lately. John McCain's voicemail...Read More

Better Know a Contributor: Michael Crawford

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 14, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Editor's Note: You've seen Steven Colbert's "Better Know a Lobbyist," but our version is so much gayer! Each weekend, we spotlight a different TBP contributor. In case you've missed any of our previous interviews, I've got links at the end...Read More

Get Your Roundup On

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 13, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

There are so many firsts in a gal's life . . . first kiss, first prom, first pair of Manolos . . . This week Sarah Palin had her first solo media interview. And just like that first kiss, it...Read More

The Non-Sarah Palin Roundup

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 06, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Holy teen pregnancy, Batman! The biggest story of the week has been about Sarah Palin's pregnant teenage daughter. Never mind the fact that Hurricane Gustav was pouring down on New Orleans, and the Republicans were having a convention of some...Read More

Looking for Something to Read?

Filed by Serena Freewomyn | September 05, 2008 | 11:30 AM | comments

Here's a great piece from Pam's House Blend about the skinny on gender identity discrimination. It's been a while since I wandered over to Feministing, but here's a piece about Code Pink's demonstrations at the RNCC in favor of reproductive...Read More

I have Palinitus

Filed by Bil Browning | September 03, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Wow. Sarah Palin. Hurricane Gustav. Mitt Romney. The Republican convention. Tom Ridge. The plane circling LA with a broken wheel. John McCain. They're all scary and they've all dominated the news lately. I need a silly break. I need something...Read More