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Pro-life vid of the day: Happy Thanksgiving!

by Hans Johnson The famous painting  “Freedom From Want” by Norman Rockwell evokes many pleasant holiday memories (and confirms the inordinate strength of our mothers and grandmothers)! One of those memories may well be the singing of the church hymn “We Gather Together” written in 1597 by the Dutch poet and composer Adraianus Valerius. Show More Summary

Book Excerpt: Richard Blanco's First 'San Giving'

The first out inaugural poet shares a childhood memory of a Thanksgiving Day with a Cuban twist in his new memoir, The Prince of Los Cocuyos. read more

Horny Old Man May One Day Forget Night with Teen Twins, But Cops Won't

19 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

A horny old New Yorker's fantasy date with teenage twin sisters relieved him of a large sum of money as well as his ambulatory freedom last month, and though his memory of the affair may fade, the night will live forever thanks to a Penthouse-worthy police report. Read more...

D.C. Will Celebrate Marion Barry's Life With Three Days of Memorial Events

Culminating with a memorial service at the Convention Center on December 6. [ more › ]

#Ferguson Riots – Day 2: Reporters Carjacked, Robbed at Gunpoint

Ferguson – Night 2: Reporters Carjacked, Robbed at Gunpoint All reporters: PLEASE DO NOT GO TO CANFIELD MEMORIAL. Was attacked and robbed at gunpoint. — Marcus DiPaola (@MJDiPaola) November 26, 2014 Videographer Marcus Dipaolo posted this chilling warning to Twitter … Continue reading ?

‘Tis(n’t) the Season to Be Jolly? | 10 Holiday Season Challenge Points with a Side of Psychobabble

Well, Thanksgiving Day is close. And that means we're entering the holiday season danger-zone. Millions will face memories of loved-ones and times long gone, parties, shoulder-to-shoulder shopping, depression, anxiety, drinking and drugging, avoidance, bitter isolation and loneliness, and more. Let's see what we can do about that...

Nine years later and BT wants to buy back O2

Some of you might have memories of a little thing called BT Cellnet that existed back in the day, a mobile network that seems to have fizzled out of existence. It didn’t, because BT sold the network to Telefonica in 2005 and it ended up being rebranded as a little thing called O2. Show More Summary

Holidays and Holy Days are All About Retail Spending

The war vet said something to the effect that ‘Veterans Day should be about more than just buying a mattress.’ We’ve seen the advertising for Memorial Day or Veterans Day specials on furniture and appliances, and we’ve become accustomed to it.  Nobody blinks an eye. But the day was intended to remember the people who […]

Watch Out! Willie Nelson, Bobbie Nelson – ‘Who’ll Buy My Memories’ [VIDEO]

3 days agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

It’s a bumper year for Willie Nelson fans. The best selling ‘Band of Brothers” was released over the summer and as reported earlier, his second album of 2014, December Day, a collection cut with his sister and longtime musical partner Bobbie Nelson will be released next week. Nelson has just releases a video for [...]

90 Day Fiance Is Only Catfish If You Don't Believe In Love

Those 90-Day memories keep accreting in Week Six of TLC's third-most popular show about making terrible life choices, now that a certain human thumb has been dragged offstage forever. This week: Incipient child neglect, imaginary music careers, a tank full of actual sharks, and more. Read more...

Back in the Day RICH'S Pink Pig Flyer was a Sweet Ride.

Back in the day they would say: Please enjoy the your Pink Pig Flyer ride today over the toy department but for everyone's safety Please Do Not drop anything from the windows onto the Christmas shoppers below. If you have a memory of the Original RICH'S Pink Pig Flyer leave a comment. Show More Summary

Angsty Teens Are Sharing Photos Of Gross School Lunches On Twitter, Tagging #ThanksMichelleObama

Ah, school lunches. I have many a fond memory of swapping high school gossip over a deep-fried chicken patty and crisp French fries, topped off with a buttery, macadamia nut cookie pretty much every single day. I think this also … More » Angsty Teens Are Sharing Photos Of Gross School Lunches On Twitter, Tagging #ThanksMichelleObama is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Doug Noland: Memories - of 2012 and 2007

``In a global financial backdrop I view as the most fragile since 2012, we've now seen 2012-style aggressive concerted central bank stimulus measures. It will be imperative to closely monitor the various effects. One of these days, such measures will not have their desired impact. Show More Summary

A Rare Look At JFK's Off-Air Personality

Fifty-one years ago, on Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while on a political visit to Dallas. Despite serving as president for hardly more than 1,000 days, JFK looms large in American memory. To honor his life, we thought we’d share a rare glimpse of Kennedy’s off-air persona. Show More Summary

Diem Brown Memorial Video Feel Good Video Of The Day

This is a bittersweet “feel good” video. Diem Brown came into the public eye on MTV’s ‘The Challenge.’ She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the age of 23 and shared her journey publicly, allowing people to see her cancer battle. She even founded a charity called MedGift. RELATED: Diem Brown battles cancer for the […]

Julee Johns; WIAT investigates a phony

It’s nice to see a media outlet go the extra mile to investigate these military phonies. WIAT in Birmingham, AL did just that after they interviewed this Julee Johns character on Memorial Day. They experienced some backlash after the interview that led them to a five month hunt for the truth; I kept digging and […]

7 Advent Calendars That Gift You 24 Presents For the Price of 1

A lot of our childhood holiday memories include eating the chocolate out of mom's advent calendar every day in December. But now that we're older, we're going to need more than a sweet treat to count down Christmas. These beauty versions are filled with miniature products from facial peels and body creams to nail polish and mascara. Show More Summary

Transgender Day of Remembrance Memorial 2014

Transgender Day of Remembrance is a day to remember my sisters and brothers killed in the past year for being trans or gender non-conforming. All but one name taken from TDOR. Jacqueline Cowdrey (50 years old) Cause of death: Unknown Location of death: Worthing, West Sussex, United Kingdom Date of death: November 20th, 2013 Rosa Ribut (Jon Syah Ribut – 35... Read More

Memorials: In Rural France, a Blackened Concrete and Copper Ring Looms

Photo by Howard Kingsnorth via Dezeen Last week on Veteran's Day, an ambitious World War I memorial opened in on the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette cemetery in northern France. Designed by the Parisian architect Philippe Prost near the battlefields where nearly 600,000 soldiers...

On Transgender Day of Remembrance, how do we shorten the list of the dead?

Today is the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance when we memorialize those who were killed by anti-trans violence in the past year. Here is this year’s list of those we’ve lost and here is where you can find an event happening in your area. As Morgan Collado wrote at Autostraddle, trans women of color dominate the list of lives lost — this year […]

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