OMG. Beware the fast AIDS! Oh, and Cuba! Turns out there was an article in eBioMedicine, an Elsevier service, so legit as far as I can tell. The paper appears to be […]
RIP Teófilo Stevenson
The Champ beat Joe Frazier. He beat George Foreman. He beat Ken Norton, Sonny Liston and Floyd Patterson.
Castro and Miami's Cuban community and what the hell was Ozzie Guillen thinking?
Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen recently lost his freakin’ mind. He told Time that I love Fidel Castro…I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A lot of people have wanted to kill Fidel […]
Nota Bene #121: Birds of an Ancient Feather
“Television is an invention whereby you can be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your house.” Who said it? The answer is at the end of this […]
Nota Bene #116: Long Live Elena Pavlichenko
“I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #100: Il Planetario di Figaro
Wow, 100 issues of Nota Bene! Props to Russ for helping me for a while with this nifty little S&R feature. Never mind all that now, let’s get on with this issue. […]
America and its presidents: what the fuck is wrong with you people?
Let’s begin with a brief Q&A with America. Q: Let’s say you’re sick with a potentially deadly disease. Who do you want for a doctor? A: The smartest, most experienced and highly […]
This is not about Sarah Palin
This is not about Sarah Palin. If you want gossip about Sarah Palin read The National Enquirer. If you want to do something about the terrible state of the American economy, health […]
Olympic baseball gold medal to be decided with penalty kicks
Well, sorta. Check out this stroke of genius. IBAF changes rules for extra innings DURHAM, N.C. (AP)â€”Extra innings will have a new look in what could be baseballâ€™s last Olympic appearance. Each […]