In October 2011, I was rounding out a year and a half of service in a Whole Foods bakery when I finally stopped to read the text that was on the side of our pie boxes. This was a revelatory moment in my relationship with the company, which wants its employees not just to drink but to steep in their organic non-GMO Kool-Aid. The box stated:
Howard University students raised a Pan-African flag on the campus flagpole last week, prompting the school's president to issue a statement saying, "While I openly support freedom of expression on our campus, I do not support unauthorized use of University property or official platforms to transmit these expressions of thought and ideas." Uh... huh.
The most confusing thing about this clip from The 700 Club, wherein Pat Robertson explains that married liberal women have abortions in order to put themselves on "a level playing field" with childless lesbians, is that he seems to think lesbians can't have children. Whatever you do, Pat, do not watch The Kids Are Alright. [via Little Green Footballs]
Vivacious redhead Paige Davis has agreed to return as host of a new HD version of the once-geisty TLC home-swap design show Trading Spaces. What does this all mean? Well, for one thing, that the Broadway dreams of one Paige Davis, who's played Roxie in the stage version of Chicago —she's a thespian on the level of Lisa Rinna and Ashlee Simpson!— are dashed. Tail between legs, she slinks back...but wait! Perhaps Paige Davis is merely the Terry Malloy of the troubled labor times! She does kinda look like a young Brando.