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State of Affairs Versus The People’s Choice Awards, Part III

23 Nov

Forty-four categories is far too much for something as fundamentally lame as the People’s Choice Awards, Lu and I have decided, but we’re married to this idea now, so we’re obligated to finish it.  So here it is: the final installment of State of Affairs Versus The People’s Choice Awards.  Today: MUSIC AND EVERYTHING ELSE THEY COULDN’T FIND A CATEGORY FOR.

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Who Wants A Spaceship? NASA Yard Sale To Give Away Rockets

20 Jan

This just in, courtesy of SoA Correpondent Vee Bloom, who sent me this article this afternoon.

It’s been a while since I wrote about NASA, mostly because absolutely nothing interesting about them has crossed my desk in the last six months, not since I found that proposal about them shooting rockets at the moon to find out if it’s full of water. If you remembered, I questioned the validity of this idea – if by validity I mean “sanity”, which I do. I was thoroughly trounced by reader Linzee who took me to school about the funding problems that have plagued NASA for years now, and I walked away a better person.

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Richmond Rape Not Hollywood Material

2 Nov

On Sunday morning I was lounging around at Adam’s place after Nerds With Guitars played his annual Halloween party (pictures to come) when his lovely wife Meaghan brought up State of Affairs. She told me she had a story for me to cover, and as she read through it I was underwhelmed. Certainly it was right up my alley (the Alley of Castigating Social Injustice, for those of you who are new to this blog), but I told her there are only so many of these stories I can cover before I start grating like Johnny One-Note playing the kazoo (as a better writer than me once said). I have built this blog on the basis of being unflinchingly honest and cynical, but after a while people start to tire of my endless parade of rage.

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