Hottness is directly proportional to…health?

March 30, 2010

Here’s a fun little article for you guys. A little more real-world than we usually post, but when you read the headline, you’ll immediately love it. Besides, who doesn’t enjoy the idea of a study where women are given a bunch of doctored photos of the same dude and asked to rate them?

It also explains why you can walk around Paris and play the “gay or just French” game. France has the (officially) best health care system in the world, DUH.



The Real DC News

March 23, 2010

You though the health care bill was the big news, didn’t you? Clearly, you haven’t been paying enough attention to what’s really behind Obama’s speeches…


Bad Pop Tuesday: Health Care Special

March 23, 2010

I remember once having a conversation with a music snob about pop music.  She was telling me how everyone expected her to be ashamed of her love for, say, Backstreet Boys, or ‘N Sync.  Or, for that matter, any of the other really horrifying (by which I mean awesome) music that makes the cut on Bad Pop Wednesdays.

But, my friend explained to me, she wasn’t in the least ashamed of all that.  She celebrated that.  What was she really, truly, and deeply ashamed of?  Her love for (she whispered so no one would hear) Rob Thomas.

Because bad can be celebrated, but mediocrity so rarely gets its day in the sun.   With that in mind, a musical tribute to this weeks awesome legislation:

And, um, in honor of that executive order:

PS I am totally digging that outfit.  In every unironic way possible.  Why did the 80s ever end?

– Willa

[Edit: Obviously grad school has gone to Willa’s brain.  Don’t be confused.  It is, indeed, only Tuesday.  You didn’t misplace a day in drunken revelry, sadly.  Though, you could try… ~Kaks]

Congrats America!

March 22, 2010

“Can I just say Kiana and I just came up with the best image of Nancy Pelosi parachuting onto a platform while “99 problems” plays, and she lands behind the podium and just yells “SUCK IT.” Then drops the mic. “PELOSI OUT”” – My friend Ruth Steinhardt, currently favorite person ever.

Or second favorite?  Nancy P is ranking pretty high these days.

– Willa

So sad, so true

March 18, 2010

From the geniuses at this is inedexed

– Willa