August 22, 2003
Ain't Gettin' Any
While recently completing a course of study at Harvard (demonstrating once again why the Crimson can at best hope for a tie with Old Nassau in U.S. News & World Report), Al Franken wrote the letter, linked above, to John Ashcroft. In it, Franken asked the Attorney General to give his first hand accounts of sexual abstinence for Franken's alleged new book, entitled "Savin' It".
The inspiration for, at least, the name of the fallen Spirit of America in Micah Wright's Stormwatch: Team Achilles, this site his a clearinghouse for vets, disgruntled soldiers, and their troubled loved ones back home as they try to mobilize in defense of their family and against the flawed plans of the Pentagon. Definitely worth a look-sie.
The Golden State's Forbidden Fruit
I've lived in California for exactly 4 years, as of next week, and I just saw my first orange grove this month. There was a time that millions of crates bearing California fruit where shipped all over the country, marked with a signature style of labels like the ones shown here, with slogans like "Don't Worry", or "Dainty Maid", or, my personal favorite, "Hustler".
Of course, our latest export, political anarchy, might be coming to a polling place near you, so get in on the new vogue. Buy some classic Ah-nold gear at the link abovee and show your support for the new regime.