May 1, 2017 archive

May 01

West Side Story (the 1961 film) in Portsmouth, New Hampshire:

Last Thursday afternoon, I made the scenic drive up from Somerville, MA to Portsmouth, NH, for yet another viewing of the film West Side Story, at the Cinemagic Stadium 10 Theatre, where they showed this particular film as this month’s part of their Cult Classic events.  Leaving Somerville at around 3 o’clock yesterday afternoon,  I …

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May 01

I Should Be On Strike

I apologize to my readers and other contributors, it’s just that some days come with higher than usual eye gouging content than the norm and since I’m scheduled with a licensed Retinologist (is that even a word?) on Wednesday when he can use a professional melon baller I find myself disposed to express my outrage …

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May 01

Loyalty Day

(O)bserved on May 1 in the United States. It is a day set aside for the reaffirmation of loyalty to the United States and for the recognition of the heritage of American freedom. The holiday was first observed in 1921, during the First Red Scare. It was originally called “Americanization Day,” and it was intended …

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May 01

Allez le Barricades!

The Internationale Arise ye workers from your slumbers Arise ye prisoners of want For reason in revolt now thunders And at last ends the age of cant. Away with all your superstitions Servile masses arise, arise We’ll change henceforth the old tradition And spurn the dust to win the prize. So comrades, come rally And …

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May 01

The Breakfast Club (Fates)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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