Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Percy Sledge, 1941-2015

Today Percy Sledge died.  He was a legendary soul/rhythm and blues singer, best known for his song "When a Man Loves a Woman." He recorded in Sheffield, Alabama, and was perhaps the greatest singer out of the Muscles Shoals area.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Kanamara Matsuri

Kanamara Matsuri, the Festival of the Steel Penis, will be celebrated in Japan on April 5th.  It features homage to the penis.  A large pink phallus is carried through the streets by women, they suck on penis-shaped lollipops, and burn penis-shaped candles.

I wish we were as uninhibited about sex here in Alabama.

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Fox News Take on Spring Break

Fox News has apparently hit on a winning combination to increase their audience: a week long series on the Spring Break in Panama City Beach, followed by smug moralizing.

They got it all: bikini girls with great bodies, followed by mandatory moralizing. Thus the audience can be both gawking at buff bodies and get a frisson of piety afterwards.

Have fun with these hypocrites: