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THE WEBLOG ARCHIVES: November 2004
November 30, 2004
Wither Comics? | 03:47 PM
"A former fan" brings up an excellent (if poorly-spelled) point in the comments:
Whatever man you used to have a good stip here but now its balnk all the time. you let me down man, i thought i could count on you. but forget it dudeWhy am I a quitter man? I owe it to you, my few remaining viewers, to explain.
Some possible explanations:
When might I resume the strip?
wvg comments: "You are a quitter man, and we are all disappointed in you, terribly disappointed. And further more, where the hell is your Amazon Wish List ? And where the hell is Andrew Snail. I am done."
jba comments: "Please teach me how to "blog," and I will do it!"
a former fan comments: "fine man whatever dude you sitll dint give me no answer on why you fukkin strip is always blank you were somebody whos wsite i looked at all the time and its like i dont check it anymore why dont you give your fans some explinations. did you run out of ideas? if so, i can help: how bout a strip about you screwin your fans. itll be true to life dude at least."
November 22, 2004
Jury Duty! | 07:12 AM
Seems to me that making people who go to bed at 3am get up at 7am for 8:45am Jury Duty should be immediately banned by constitutional amendment.
a former fan comments: "Whatever man you used to have a good stip here but now its balnk all the time. you let me down man, i thought i could count on you. but forget it dude why dont you explain to yopur viewers why the strip isnt up or why your a quitter man"
November 15, 2004
Quotes of the Day | 11:26 PM
Thoughts from a potentially crazy man in the E/V station, 5th & 53rd:
• "Bush stole the election... stealing makes you a winner!"
November 11, 2004
Headlines Corrected | 04:00 PM
Sneaking into a log cabin | 01:29 PM
Leftish gay blogger CertainDisaster infiltrated the RNC way back in August, but didn't get around to finishing his account of it until just before the election. His adventures among gay men who fight for their own oppression are well worth a read. Hey, better to be rich than free, right, boys?
What, if anything, did CertainDisaster learn from his foray into log cabin politics? He says it best:
The main thing that I learned is that Republican gay men want the same thing other gay men want: Sex. These are some of the pick-up lines that were used on me that night (and I kid you not):
November 08, 2004
Oh, that Bard | 11:21 PM
JL emails a quote for the month:
Beware the leader who bangs the drums of war in order to whip the citizenry into a patriotic fervor, for patriotism is indeed a double-edged sword. It both emboldens the blood, just as it narrows the mind...And when the drums of war have reached a fever pitch and the blood boils with hate and the mind has closed, the leader will have no need in seizing the rights of the citizenry. Rather, the citizenry, infused with fear and blinded with patriotism, will offer up all of their rights unto the leader, and gladly so. How do I know? For this is what I have done. And I am Caesar. —William Shakespeare
November 06, 2004
November 05, 2004
Debate rages on new PhotoBlog! | 11:28 AM
I should have used the main blog to link long ago to AlexisRobie.com for the amazing photography. But I didn't, and so I am linking for the first time to point out a political debate raging in the comments.
UPDATE: In response to JR's comment "The left knows alot about hate. They are so blinded by it they have lost there way," MLE puts it better than I've ever heard it:
HATE? Hate involves judgment, and those of us on the side of social freedom don't have the room to judge others' choices of how to live their lives.....Hate is the luxury of those who are scared of the unknown, those who are threatened by those who they have not met.....
November 04, 2004
Remember... | 02:13 AM
(Not on this site, granted, but potentially, indeed.)
Alexis comments: "And cats."
aeu comments: "And how!"
wvg comments: "for now, only for now."
JVG comments: "In the immortal words of the musical Avenue Q... "Everything in life is only for now... GEORGE BUSH is only for now!""
November 02, 2004
Vote! | 11:45 AM
Dr. Eisnaugle, you couldn't be more wrong | 11:38 AM
From the Times:
Dr. Eisnaugle said of the president; "He is really connecting with people. We are in a crisis in this country, and I really sense George Bush is the man who can bring us together."Unless by "us" you mean "Bush supporters," Dr. Eisnaugle, you are sadly mistaken. How can a man who couldn't keep united a country united by 9/11 unite a country divided by his divisive policies? Are Bush supporters really so blind to the hatred their candidate inspires? Or do they just whine "liberal media" and blindly pull the lever?
Coming up after the election: JVG.com gets un-politicized. Woo!
Dr. Eisnaugle comments: "Listen up you commie pinko, If you had the guts, you'd address me personally instead of criticizing me behind my back. Why don't you go back to Haight-Ashbury where you and all your long-haired artiste comrades can sit around and deconstruct the meaning of the latest editorial in the Village Vice I mean Voice, and let the Eisnaugles of the world go out and fight a real man's battle against terrorism and islamic fundamentalism? So the next time you wanna quote me, quote me on this: "All you hipster, turtle-necked, tattooed, dope-smoking, dog-owning, Craig's List-reading, New York Times-worshipping, latte-drinking, Starbucks-dwelling, bottled water-toting, Williamsburg-dwelling liberal punks...suck." --Dr. Eisnaugle, PhD "
JVG comments: "Dearest Dr. Eisnaugle, I hardly think that a public website — which you, if you are in fact you, seem to have found — can be construed as "behind your back." And, considering that your contact info was not made public, how could I have addressed you directly? Furthermore, when you comment using the address of a fake website, are you not the one lacking the guts to address the cause in a forthright manner? And perhaps hiding behind a false name? My email and AIM are available on this site — why not contact me directly if you wish to engage in a political debate? But never mind. Never mind that the myth of the "real man" is usually a sign of repressed homosexuality. (In the immortal words of Shakespeare, "The lady doth protest too much, methinks.") Never mind that the "battle against terrorism" seems to have been abandoned in favor of an ill-advised invasion of Iraq that is creating more terrorists than it eliminates. Never mind that Christian Fundamentalism is potentially just as dangerous as any other type. Never mind that I'm neither hipster, nor do I wear turtle necks, nor have a tattoo, nor smoke dope, nor have a dog, nor read Craig's list, drink latte OR bottled water, visit Starbucks, or dwell in Williamsburg. Nor, in fact, do I spend my religious holidays kneeling before an effigy of the Grey Lady, chanting "All the News That's Fit to Print" in Latin. Let us, as men of your ilk are wont to do even as they pull the lever to select the next commander-in-chief, ignore the facts, and move on. There are more important things to say. Dr. Eisnaugle, you have a silly name."
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