A Three Dot Column

In honor of Herb Caen, famed San Francisco bon vivant and columnist, we're doing what's called a three dot column today. Why three dots? Because of this ... If there's one thing that can be said about the Internet, it's that there's a niche for everyone and everything. Like this for example ... or maybe this.

Never Discuss Religion or Politics
While we'd agree there was plenty wrong with Tom DeLay, we don't think letting his staff run amok was the worst. But then, he didn't desert his first wife as she lay in a hospital bed in favor of his high school geometry teacher like his predecessor, Eye of Newt Gingrich ... It's Palm Sunday and time for sustainable palm frond farming. We wonder if the eco-Christians are abandoning their SUVs for the trip to church? What's next? Bibles printed with soy ink on recycled paper? Blasphemy! ... Aside from the funniest name in politics, Zbigniew Brzezinski is making headlines again. This time there's no arm twisting for Brezhnev but a prolonged negotiation of a driveway stalemate. O' how the powerful have fallen! ... The Boss is sinking like an iceberg victim, but Condi still has time to tickle the ivories. We're glad to see the administration still has time for the truly important things in life.

Pop Culture
No doubt that cable bad boys Jon Stewart and Steven Col-Bear produce smart and funny takes on the importado events du jour, but leading a humor revolution? OK, we'll go along, but it's the guys like Cheney who really make us laugh ... To prove that math wienies will inherit the Earth, they've now devised as mathematical formula to quantify bodacious butts ... That leg lamp in A Christmas Story was tres fine, but we gotta get us one of these ... We always thought taxidermists were a little creepy, now we have iron-clad proof ... Meg Ryan did it to hilarious effect in When Harry Met Sally. These folks are doing it to hilarious effect quite by accident.

It's a Blog, Blog, Blog, Blog Sphere!
Late word that the Reverend Billy Bob Gisher has issued a statement regarding his capture by the Department of Homeland Security. There has apparently been no abuse by DHS PR flacks, but we are taking up a collection for Imodium to counter his persistent bowel problems ... Blue Gal gives props to Harry Taylor's bitch slap of the month, and we couldn't agree more. Sumo Merriment has also jumped on the band wagon just to keep those bitches slapping ... One Gong Show + one part video blog = GongMe ... As always Dependable Renegade is, well, dependable.

Truth Told by Omnipotent Poobah, Sunday, April 09, 2006

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