WHO WOULD JESUS PROTECT? Nuns challenging the patriarchal system, or bishops paying off child molesters in the church so they can stop gays from marrying? That’s a trick question, Pope Ratzzo.
WHAT HAPPENED IN WISCONSIN? Three things: money talks in American politics (the Republicans spent seven times as much in the recall campaign as the Democratic Party), there’s not much ‘solidarity forever’ in the union movement, as members of private sector unions voted for politicians who would undercut public sector unions, not realizing that private sector unions would be next on the chopping block, and the Democratic National Committee is so screwed up that I don’t think they could get Obama re-elected.
ALL GOOD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END The last episode of inSAYSHAble is webcast.
CELEBRITY CULTURE Probably the best article about our version of American Psycho – or Derek Zoolander as Charles Manson.
IT’S NOT OVER YET What, they’re STILL playing hockey?
EURO 2012 UPDATE Team England is in a lot of trouble as manager Roy Hodgson dumps former captain Rio Ferdinand and keeps John Terry (Terry is accused of using racial insults against Rio’s brother Anton in a Chelsea-Queen’s Park Rangers EPL tilt this winter). Only fitting, since it looks as though there’s going to be big, big problems with racist fans in Poland and Ukraine during this tournament.
YOUR MUSICAL MOMENT OF ZEN Alice Cooper will be playing Moose Jaw’s new hockey rink this fall, which will be the second greatest event in the city’s history since the Ku Klux Klan drove the hookers out in 1927. In honor of that, here`s Alice in 1971, playing Is It My Body.