Monthly Archives: June 2007

The family jewels are upon us

The CIA released their "family jewels" yesterday, a series of documents detailing abuses of power. You can read it at the CIA’s Freedom of Information Act Electronic Reading Room, but it’s over 700 pages long, so you might want to download it from The National Security Archive to peruse at your leisure. The CIA also released the CAESAR-POLO-ESAU papers, which is a detailed (11,000 fucking pages detailed) analysis of Soviet-Chinese relations and internal politics during 1953-1973.

In related news, the US Senate has issued a subpoena for documents relating to (possibly illegal) surveillance of US terror suspects.

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Help free Alan Johnston

Free Alan Johnston

I was checking out the news and saw that Alan Johnston’s captors have released a video of him strapped in an explosive vest. Click here to watch the BBC report.

In case you didn’t know, Mr. Johnston is a BBC Correspondent who was kidnapped right off the street in Gaza on March 12 of this year. If you would like to learn more about Mr. Johnston’s plight or sign a petition to help free him, you can click the badge that I’ve added to the sidebar if you’re on the site, or click the one below:

Alan Johnston banner

I’m pretty sure she’s not a lesbian

Ever since John From Cincinnati premiered, I’ve been getting hits from folks searching for "John From Cincinnati lesbian." I assume they’re looking for information on tomboy surfer Keala Kennelly, who plays tomboy surfer Kai on the show. As far as I know, neither of them (Keala or Kai) are lesbians, but I could be wrong. In any case, if you’re one of those folks intrigued by Keala, check out her profiles at lat34.com and Surfer Magazine, then check out this video of her in action, then come back here to watch the six minute interview with her below (courtesy of HBO).


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Keala Kennelly – John From Cincinnatti Interview at YouTube.

Family jewels means testicles you know (420,000 could also be a drug reference)

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The American Central Intelligence Agency announced that they are releasing documents detailing abuses from the 1950s to the 1970s. There’s some crazy shit in there, like hardcore surveillance, assassination plots, and brainwashing! They brainwashed "unwitting" people. I want to read that shit. How the fuck is someone "unwitting" to being brainwashed?! Did they use the Jedi Mind Tricktm?! Was sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll involved?! If I didn’t read the BBC News story, I would’ve thought that hackers planted this after ruining Harry Potter for everyone. Supposedly these documents are being released to present a complete picture of history. You know why they really want you to take a closer look at their history, don’t you? It’s in order to distract you from all the fucked up shit they’re doing now.

If I were a lesbian surfer, I’d be Melissa (this week, anyway)

I’m going to talk about the first episode of Curl Girls The Series, so you might want to take 30 seconds and watch this video to get everyone’s names straight; alternatively, you can refer back to the video as you read the article.


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Curl Girls Intro at YouTube.

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