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Got any plans for Mother's Day? Take yourself, your mom, your friends, your kids, whoever, on a trip to Washington DC. There is a lot going on Saturday May 9th-Sunday May 10th that any peace-loving woman should be excited to get in on. CODEPINK, a 'women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, stop new wars, and redirect our resources into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming activities', is hosting a 24-hour vigil from May 9 to May 10 in Lafayette Park, across the street from the White House. Read More
   Are you into fusion food? If you are then you should definitely check out Fish 'N' Chicks . Think of it as surf and turf with a god complex. Fish 'N' Chicks is a dish composed of ground chicken meat, mixed thoroughly with finely chopped fish, all battered and pan fried into a McNugget style bundle of delight. The master mind of this innovation, Brooklyn artist Nate Hill, professes that, 'All of my work is about the idea of imitating God.' In the nearly alchemical melding of chicken and fish, a new meat is created from an animal of human imagination, not divine design. Read More
video from Catfish grabblin, also known as 'noodling', is a type of fishing practiced primarily by southern badasses. It involves wading through red-watered lakes, blindly sticking your hand in murky holes and feeling around for a 50 lb catfish to wrestle into submission (and later dinner.) I first found out about grabblin from Okie Noodling , a 2001 documentary with a soundtrack by the Flaming Lips. Girls Gone Grabbling is the lady's answer to Okie Noodling. This DVD series was independently produced by a husband-wife team of grabblin enthusists. Read More
To follow-up on yesterday's blog about the outrageousness of Prime Minister of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai (pictured) rushing the bill of legalizing spousal rape and severely limiting women's rights, it's no surprise that he's been getting some serious international heat about the controversial bill. And thank goodness! According to a handful of international sources such as , MalasiaSun. Read More
When I heard the TV show Drop Dead Diva had been picked up by Lifetime Television, I was uber excited to hear that someone, anyone, was planning to air it, because the always fabulous Margaret Cho co-stars in it. Creator Josh Berman originally sold it to FOX, but it fell by the wayside during the WGA strike. It's now set to hit Lifetime this summer. Read More