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Recurring Dream Poll

Let us explore our dark and twisted collective psyches. For fun. (Check as many as apply to you.) Open thread.

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Totes Stupid Tuesday

This wasn’t the post I was gonna write. Tara Culp-Ressler at ThinkProgress: Why Rape Prevention Activists Don’t Like The New Nail Polish That Can Detect Roofies A group of four college students is taking the media by storm with the … Continue reading

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The Racial Narrative and Ferguson

It has been over two weeks since Michael Brown was shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson. Almost from the first day the racial narrative has been in place. This is the racial narrative: One day, for no particular reason, … Continue reading

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Wait . . . What?

Rolling Stone: Miley Cyrus Sends Homeless Youth to Accept VMA Video of the Year When Jimmy Fallon announced Miley Cyrus’ name as winner of Video of the Year for “Wrecking Ball,” the singer stood and directed a young man with … Continue reading

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Thank Ganesh It’s Friday Open Thread

The old thread was all sweaty and sticky. Here’s a nice fresh one.

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Overnight Open Thread

Until very recently I was blissfully ignorant of the existence of Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande. Sadly, I have now tasted the rotten fruit of the Tree of Knowledge. Damn the internet!

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Let’s Play Quincy!

Okay campers, here’s your chance to play amateur medical examiner! Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Was Struck at Least 6 Times Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was killed by a police officer, sparking protests around the nation, was shot … Continue reading

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