- New York, New York, USA
- June 02
- Barry Lank is a former newspaper editor and former writer with Air America Radio. His call is coming from inside your house. Get out now!
MY RECENT POSTS
- Why does country music have to
say it's 'country' music?
December 10, 2013 08:32AM
- What happens next with Occupy
Wall Street, realistically
November 14, 2011 01:50PM
- Don't forget: World ends today
October 21, 2011 11:42AM
- Rep. Grimm wants to make WTC
cross a national monument
September 12, 2011 06:23AM
- The Speech I Want to Hear
During the Next Sex Scandal
June 13, 2011 02:49PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “skinnydave: Absolutely.
It's the one (and only) reason
love Charlie Sheen.
June 17, 2011 02:59PM
The Air America credit may
look like something,
June 16, 2011 04:50PM
- “It's kind of like when
Ken Starr supposedly made the
June 13, 2011 09:41PM
- “The U.S. is largely
founded by people dodging
June 13, 2011 09:34PM
- “There's this thing
people do in New York. They
stand in front
June 13, 2011 05:18PM
Barry Lank's Links
Why does country music have to keep saying over and over that it’s “country” music?
These are supposed to be songs about knowing who you are and where you’re from. But it's also the music that keeps putting the genre name into hit song titles as if we… Read full post »
No, I am not affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street action, nor
do I know any one who is. So when I say what'll happen next with
this protest, yes, I kind of don't know what I'm talking about. But
Here's what's going on:
Occupy Wall Street is partly – and… Read full post »
Just a quick reminder that the world is ending sometime today. It's supposed to occur quickly, after which NJTransit is expected to run on a reduced schedule for the rest of the weekend.
Harold Camping, the radio evangelist who said we quietly went through Judgment… Read full post »
From: Post-Rapture Services
Re: Barry Lank
This is a relayed message through the Post-Rapture Services of Greater Hudson Valley (PRSGHV), notifying friends or relatives of Barry Lank that he has been pulled naked and alive into heaven, and that nobody feels more awkward about it than he does.
As/… Read full post »
We don’t have a subjunctive mode. Actually, we do. No we don’t. Yes we do. Shut up. No, you shut up.
Many languages have a verb mode for saying things that are not true. In clauses such as “If I ran this company,” “I wish you knew how to bathe,” and/…
Why Our Spelling System Is Garbage And Always Will Be
Good. Now pronounce this one: caught.
Excellent. How about this: bought.
OK, now pronounce this: bough.
Sweet. Next: tough.
You’re special. Two more: though.
Good work. Last one: through.
Everyon/… Read full post »
Yeah, I suppose Charlie Sheen sounds a little like Colonel Gaddafi (as noted here, among other places). But more importantly, he sounds a lot like Colonel Kurtz, Marlon Brando's character in "Apocalypse Now." The movie, of course, starred Sheen's father, Martin.
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W/… Read full post »
If you don't know a writer who's desperately trying to make rent, you may have missed the blast of outrage when Arianna Huffington sold Huffington Post to AOL, making $315 million "on the backs of" unpaid bloggers. Though she does indeed pay a lot of people on staff, she does not… Read full post »
Critics Ponder: When You Point Out That Someone
is an Idiot - Doesn't the Idiot Get Offended?
America is being held hostage by idiots. This is not news, of course. But in a welcome shock, General David Patreus apparently can do something about it.
Certainly, no one… Read full post »
Greetings from New York City's Lower East Side, a 30 minute walk from the World Trade Center, where none of us cares one way or the other about the so-called Ground Zero mosque.
I don't mean I want the Cordoba House Islamic Community Center to go up two blocks from Ground… Read full post »
The judge who struck down California's law against gay marriage is himself gay, and may be in a longterm, same-sex relationship. So critics are citing various legal, Latin terms, all of which roughly mean this is "a problem." Judge Vaughn Walker, who potentially gave marriage rights to gays when he s… Read full post »