Since it's been a week to direct your attention elsewhere, check out Merge Poetry, a local online magazine that just released its first print issue.
The new beautiful thing in my life: Erasure's acoustic album Union Street.
Feeling better slowly.
Went to see George Takei speak last night. You might remember him as Mr. Sulu on Star Trek or as the voice of The Howard Stern Show on Sirius radio. He discussed the importance of coming out—and of giving money to the Human Rights Campaign.
Both Thank You For Smoking and American Dreamz were effective satires, but could have been better executed. Sorry, Katie. You got all that filth on ya for nothing. (But Mandy Moore has my heart!)