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 Journalist Gbemisola Olujobi asks of cosmetic genital surgery, in her recent essay titled 'Designer Vaginas' : 'what are labiaplasty and clitoral hood reduction if not female circumcision?' Well, damn. I never had made a connection before between the increasing trend for women in Euro-American countries to get procedures to make themselves more 'neat, clean, and tidy' and the not-dissimilar procedures performed on infants in many African countries--and ... Read More
The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition wasn't the only weiner fest in town this holiday weekend. Minneapolis' Star Tribune took it there by holding a hot dog dressing contest to see who could costume a hot dog in the wackiest ways. This one is my personal favorite, but it somehow got robbed of a prize. -Celeste Photo courtesy of Star ... Read More

Virtual Book Club

BY Web Intern in General |

I'll be the first to admit my nerdiness. One of my favorite things in the world is talking about books, so naturally I am a big book club fan. Unfortunately, my favorite book club members keep having the audacity to live in different places than me and I'm tired of it! Well, now we finally have a solution: Book Glutton. This wonderfully named site gives people the opportunity to read books online together while recording public comments on them and discussing them ... Read More
Hasidic hot pants, black gayby's, extreme dildo jousts, anal bleaching, these are just a few of the outrageous jokes in Sasha Baron Cohen's new Bruno flick. While the unofficial title, 'Delicious Journeys Through America For The Purpose Of Making Heterosexual Males Visibly Uncomfortable in the Presence of a Gay Foreigner in a Mesh T- shirt,' explains alot, the very Borat like story line is most successful at pointing out how stupid people can be. I laughed a ... Read More
Take two cups of 'Pee Wee's Big Adventure,' 1/2 cup of Rachael Ray, a heaping tablespoon of 'H.R. Pufnstuf' and 5 tabs of acid--then stir frantically. The result? IFC's new show, 'Food Party,' which is hosted by the irrepressible, bat-shit crazy (in the best way) Thu Tran. Her gonzo cooking class is filled with a cast of degenerate puppets who float around her cardboard sets, helping assemble sometimes-inedible masterpieces. It started as a series of web shorts ... Read More