Quote of the Day – Beautiful Girl

Show me a beautiful girl and I’ll show you someone who is tired of fucking her. – An “old saying” cited in The Cheater’s Guide to Love from This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz, p.196 Junot Diaz calls it an old saying in his new book but moi never heard of this […]

Cockburn on a Corporate Cocksucker

I don’t think Obama is a real fighter. He’s too pretty, and he doesn’t want to get his looks messed up. – Writer Alexander Cockburn on Barack Obama (in 2008) Source: New York Times, November 12, 2013 The majority, including, alas, yours truly, were taken in by Barack Obama. Irish-American writer Alexander Cockburn was among […]

Quote of the Day – A Nobody’s Grandfather

A Republican can’t enjoy his dinner unless he knows somebody else is hungry. – Commenter ttyymmnn citing his Grandfather in a Gawker story As I once told a friend, sometimes the best part of a news story is not the story itself but lies hidden in the comments section below the story. I was reading […]

Quote of the Day – Roger Ebert

No good film is too long and no bad movie is short enough. – Film Critic Roger Ebert (June 18, 1942 — April 4, 2013) I’ve often wondered if Roger Ebert, who died today of cancer, ever had the misfortune of seeing an Indian movie. The fact that Ebert lived up to 70 suggests he […]

Kamal Haasan gives the Devil His Due

We’re all Devils when given a chance. – Ulaga Nayagan Madayan Kamal Haasan in an interview with Indian TV channel NDTV Lord, is there a more dreary way to begin a cold, winter morning than to watch an interview with Kamal Haasan blah blah blahing about his upcoming film Vishwaroopam. The aging, fading, hair-dyed star, […]

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