Sarah Palin is allowed first dibs on Alaskan wolfpack kills.

calendar   Monday - June 23, 2008

French first Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has admitted being “instinctively Left-wing”

Gee, and she’s so pretty too. Oh well.
Drew will enjoy this I know and I post it because I find it very interesting in a so-what kind of way.
It’s just different from all the mayhem and crime stuff I’ve posted.  You might find it interesting as well. 

She says that the French are not musical.  Well, I wouldn’t know if that’s true or not but, while I confess to being enamored somewhat with her looks, I have heard her sing and I really don’t think she should say the French aren’t musical.


Carla Bruni admits she ‘has problems’ with conservative Sarkozy
By Henry Samuel in Paris
Last Updated: 7:01AM BST 23/06/2008

French first Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has admitted being “instinctively Left-wing” and having a problem with “conservatives” despite her husband’s Right wing politics, in a frank newspaper interview.

The Italian supermodel turned singer expressed relief that her husband, President Nicolas Sarkozy, had toned down his “bling-bling” love of chunky watches and Ray-Ban sunglasses in favour of her “more austere tastes.”

She also admitted organising dinners with artists to “cultivate” her husband, a TV-addict whose musical tastes stop at Elvis Presley and his French equivalent, Johnny Hallyday.

“Perhaps I can help him to enable him to better communicate on the things that he loves, to give more room to culture,” she said.

The glamorous 40-year old said she was aware that her own record label wanted to put a sticker on her album cover reading “You can like Carla Bruni without liking her husband” - apparently to distance the artist from her deeply unpopular husband.

“I can understand why they wanted to cut the grass from under the feet of this confusion,” she told left-wing daily newspaper Liberation, in a lengthy interview.

“My instinctive reflexes are Left wing ... I am not joined at the hip with (my husband’s) politics,” she went on. “I get the impression that people who are completely one side or another only think with one part of their brain.”

But despite their political differences, she added: “If he ever stood for election again, I would still vote for him.”

The woman who once famously declared her aversion to monogamy said she had enlisted the help of an advisor to help her avoid shocking “conservative people,” who came from “a world that is completely alien to me.”

“(They) were deeply shocked by the arrival on the scene of a girl who is not French, not married, free to have been what she was, with a child,” she said.

“But my husband doesn’t correspond to the idea I had of conservatives. He is not conservative at all. Nor does correspond to a large chunk of those people who make up his party,” she said.

Mrs Bruni-Sarkozy also said that even though she had lived in France for 20 years, said she had never wanted to be French, describing her husband’s fellow countrymen as “rather nostalgic, very literary and rather unmusical.”

“I just never particularly wanted to do adopt the nationality,” she said.

She expressed relief that Mr Sarkozy had toned down his showy tastes after aides warned him it was putting off voters.

“I have quite austere taste, and he is more sober now. This is important for someone in his position,” she said. She added that she wanted to follow the first lady tradition of doing charitable work, and ruled out giving pop concerts while her husband is still in power.

Mr Sarkozy, 53, married the stunning brunette in February after a whirlwind romance.

The massive media coverage of their relationship is said to be partly responsible for a sharp fall in the opinion polls that lead to Mr Sarkozy becoming the most unpopular French post-war leader a year into his presidency.

But he appears to be enjoying a slow recovery, which the French press put down in part to the “Carla effect.”

His new wife, whose stage name is still Carla Bruni, will hit the headlines next month with the release of her new album called “As if nothing happened”, in which she sings of drugs, her 30 lovers and her love for the French president.

One song L’Amoureuse (A Woman in Love), about “the exaltation of love” was written before meeting her husband but she said she had “worked on it” since.


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calendar   Tuesday - May 13, 2008

A jilted husband flew almost 300 miles to attack a man

Can’t compete with bowling but there’s a lesson here.  Stay off of Facebook?
No, that ain’t it.  It’ll come to me eventually.

Jilted husband attacked love rival after ‘Facebook affair’
By Richard Edwards, Crime Correspondent

Last Updated: 6:35PM BST 12/05/2008
A jilted husband flew almost 300 miles to attack a man who had rekindled a teenage romance with his wife through the Facebook website.

Stephen Henshaw, 39, a former estate agent, flew to the Channel Island of Alderney last week and broke the jaw of his love rival, Jake Hamon, after his wife, Tammy, said she was leaving him and taking their two young children with her.

A court in Alderney heard how Mrs Henshaw and Mr Hamon - her former boyfriend - had become reacquainted through the social networking site Facebook and began texting, emailing and talking on the phone.

She made regular visits to the island, where she was brought up, then told her husband she was leaving him and was moving there to be with her former teenage lover.

“The defendant used his fists to strike Mr Hamon in the head, causing him to fall to the floor. As he was getting up, the defendant kicked him. This caused Mr Hamon to fall to the floor again, after which he was kicked in the back for a second time.”

Seconds after the attack, the victim pleaded with Henshaw that he had “got the wrong man”. He needed eight stitches in his mouth and suffered bruising under his left eye and a scalp injury, as well as damage to his right kidney.

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calendar   Saturday - April 05, 2008

Police withdraw anti-gambling posters depicting Bill Clinton

It’s very late here and I just couldn’t resist posting this.

Met Police withdraw anti-gambling posters depicting Bill Clinton
By Richard Edwards, Crime Correspondent
Last Updated: 6:40pm BST 04/04/2008

The Metropolitan police have embarrassingly removed posters which used a cartoon of a “shifty” looking Bill Clinton to warn of the dangers of gambling.

Bill Clinton depicted in the Metropolitan Police’s poster
It emerged yesterday that community police officers in east London had produced the posters proclaiming: “Street Gamblers: Don’t Give Them Your Money!” with an image of the former American president looming over a gambling table, with his large hands planted next to a three-card trick.

The image was drawn by the Australian Pulitzer prizewinning cartoonist and can be viewed at the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill.

Scotland Yard became aware of the posters yesterday and in a statement said that they have “since been removed”.

They also apologised for “any inconvenience caused by the posters” - presumably to the cartoonist and Mr Clinton. The statement said: “We are aware of the Safer Neighbourhoods poster produced by officers from the Green Street Ward in Newham.

“The poster was intended to tackle the issue of illegal street gamblers in the Green Street area and had been printed as a result of concerns raised by local residents and business owners.

“Only five posters were produced over three months ago and have since been removed.

Officers of Green Street ward will continue to liaise with the local community to tackle concerns they may have about anti-social behaviour and apologise for any inconvenience caused by the posters.”



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calendar   Thursday - February 14, 2008

Happy Valentine’s Day

"But honey, I was thinking that chocolate and flowers seemed so trite. Both are gone in a couple of days, but my love for you goes on forever. And even dozens of flowers or pounds of candy are so small compared to how much I love you.

So I decided to give you an eternal reminder; the biggest rose in the universe.


Happy Valentine’s Day, all you star crossed lovers


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calendar   Monday - June 19, 2006

Sleepless In Jericho

There are so many things wrong with this incident that I have been unable to comment on it for the last week.  How could this little girl dupe her parents into getting her a passport? Whatever possessed her to take money from a stranger in a war zone, purchase a plane ticket and go to meet him? She is only 16, which is the age of consent in Michigan and he is either 20 or 25, depending on which news source you read. Nobody is sure.

Fortunately, the girl was tracked down by US authorities in Jordan and shipped home. Now, poor Abdullah is crying himself to sleep because his “soulmate” didn’t appear. This AP report paints him as a jilted lover, not a sexual predator. Maybe. Regardless, he had no business enticing Katherine to run away and come help him raise goats for the rest of her life.

If I were Katherine’s father, I’m afraid there would be some stern punishment in store for her and I ain’t talking about taking her iPod away. By the time I got through with her, I’d probably have worn out three or four belts and the young girl wouldn’t be able to sit down for a month. Cruel? No, sometimes when a child acts like their brains are up their butt you need to communicate directly with the problem.

As for this crap, shut ‘em down. These chat rooms and meeting web sites have caused more trouble than they are worth. They have become nothing less than on-line crackhouses. Until we can figure out a way to protect minors completely on-line somebody needs to provide strict monitoring of these web sites. And somebody needs to give a stern lecture to Katherine’s parents about actually being parents instead of witless jerks. Period.

imageimagePalestinian Anguishes Over MySpace Romance
June 19, 2006, 11:22 AM EDT

JERICHO, West Bank (AP)—The Palestinian man who befriended a 16-year-old Michigan girl through the Web site and invited her to join him in Jericho said he is heartbroken by U.S. authorities’ decision to send her back home.

Abdullah Jimzawi, 20, told The Associated Press that his love for Katherine Lester, of Gilford, Mich., was pure and they planned to marry. The music buff, who spends at least 10 hours a day on the Internet, decried attempts to portray him as an Internet predator.

“We love the same things, the same songs and we have similar dreams. I fell in love with her because she is innocent and goodhearted. We found ourselves as soul mates,” he told the AP on Sunday at his family’s comfortable house.

Jericho, a town of 17,000, is largely immune from the violence and mayhem plaguing the rest of the West Bank. Jimzawi, a high school dropout with close-cropped hair, a two-day beard and large, dark eyes, said Katherine was willing to convert to Islam and that the pair remain in close contact, speaking to each other at least five hours a day via Internet phone calls. is a social networking Web site whose enormous popularity with teenagers has raised concerns among U.S. authorities, with scattered accounts of sexual predators targeting minors they meet on the site. Jimzawi works in his father’s business delivering goods to minimarkets and has never gotten into trouble.

Earlier this month, Katherine boarded a flight to Israel after slipping out of her mother’s house. At a stopover in Amman, Jordan, U.S. authorities seized her passport and sent her back home.

Had Katherine made it to Jericho, Jimzawi said, she would have slept in his sister’s bedroom, not his. He said he would have walked with her through the tree-lined streets of Jericho, and his family would have celebrated her 17th birthday together on June 21. “When I realized she wasn’t coming I felt my whole world collapse,” he said. “My tears didn’t stop and I couldn’t sleep for three days.”


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calendar   Wednesday - March 15, 2006

Marital Bliss

I disagree with Reuters. This is not ”Mr. and Mrs. Smith”. This was ”The War Of The Roses” ....

Now THERE’S A Couple That Knows How To Fight!
Mar 14, 9:36 AM (ET)

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican couple were recovering separately after a marital spat got out of control and saw them firing guns, throwing knives and hurling homemade bombs, Mexican daily Milenio said on Monday.

In scenes taken straight out of hit romantic comedy “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Juan Espinosa and Irma Contreras fought until their house blew up in a homemade gasoline bomb explosion, Milenio said.

Police called to the home in the indigenous Mayan Indian town of Oxkutzcab in the southeastern state of Yucatan arrested Espinosa. Contreras was taken to hospital with third-degree burns.

A local police official confirmed the report but declined to provide further information.

Espinosa told reporters he was glad his wife had suffered burns, while Contreras said she was only sorry she had not “hacked off his manhood” during the fight.


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calendar   Tuesday - February 14, 2006

The Official Valentines Day Thread

What are your plans for this day (or this evening)? How do you plan to express your love for that special someone in your life? Try to keep it clean ....




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calendar   Saturday - February 11, 2006

Doctor Love

Tuesday, February, 14. International Male Groveling Day.

Leave it to a mens online magazine,, to come up with your Valentine’s Day list of Things To Do. Personally, I always found that a couple of bottles of champagne, a pound of chocolate, a dozen roses and (most importantly) a heartfelt apology for all the things I did wrong during the last year - usually work. It is not an expression of love anymore, guys. It is a day of atonement. Now get out there and take one for the team ....

imageimage11 Sensual Valentine’s Day Ideas

1- Petals for the bed
You might think it’s a waste of money, but I have yet to meet a woman who isn’t impressed by the sight of a bed that’s covered with white sheets and hundreds of red rose petals. Remove the petals from about a dozen roses and use them to make a path to the bed, and cover the entire bed with them (light some candles and put on the right music, and she might just fall to her knees with glee). You can even put some petals in the…

2- Warm bath
A bath filled with rose petals and oils will definitely serve to help her relax and prep her body for what’s about to come (yeah, you know what I mean).

3- Tasty oils
Shop around for some massage oils that come packed with flavor. Whether you like banana, almond or chocolate, now you can rub her body down and lick off the remains.

4- Edible paint
Body paint, especially of the chocolate variety, will never steer you wrong. Use the brush to spell out what you want to do to her, what you want her to do to you, or even play games in which she has to guess what you’re writing on her body. A wrong answer gets you five minutes of oral sex; a right answer gets her five minutes of tongue action.

5- Feed her
I’m certain you’re well aware that food coupled with sex is awesome. Cutting up fruit like strawberries, melon, apples, as well as chocolate (yeah, chocolate is likely going to be in all the tips) can only serve to make the sexual fun even more, well, fun.

6- Blindfold her
The 9½ Weeks cliché would have you blindfold and feed her. But this time, I recommend you blindfold her and present her with different scents, making her guess what each one is. It would be great if one of them were actually a perfume gift. Along with the perfume, make her smell things like incense, flowers, oils, etc. And play the oral sex game again (see No. 4).

7- Tie her up
There’s nothing quite like having a woman submit to you completely. Tie her hands to the bedpost with a scarf (a scarf she will later receive as a gift) and have your way with her body.

8- Use a feather
Going down on her is one thing; using a feather to drive her crazy and make her beg to give it a little lick is another. Use a strong feather to tickle her entire body, ending at her vagina.

9- Buy her disposable lingerie
Get her a sexy, lacy, satin getup, and once she puts it on for you, tear it off and do your thing. And edible underwear never hurt anyone.

10- Dip your penis
When your penis is soft, cover it with chocolate syrup that hardens (you can find some at any grocery store—you may have to cool your penis first), and give your woman her chocolate-covered present. Just make sure she sucks it off and doesn’t bite it off.

11- Sexually shaped chocolate
Chocolate comes in a variety of shapes, from nipples and breasts to penises, so head to your nearest sex shop and watch as she sucks on her chocolate penis before she gives you the real thing.


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calendar   Wednesday - February 08, 2006

The Jerry Springer Trophy

The first annual Jerry Springer Trophy goes to Matthew Koso. Not for marrying the little girl or for having sex with her but for wearing a NASCAR tie to his trial. That alone convinced the judges to award the trophy to him. That haircut didn’t help either. I predict this couple will actually be on Springer’s show not long after he gets out of jail. I will not be watching. For many good reasons ....

image imageimageMan Gets Over A Year in Jail for Marriage to 14-Year-Old
Wednesday, February 08, 2006

A 23-year-old man was sentenced to more than a year in prison Tuesday on a sexual assault charge filed after he impregnated a teenager, then married her last spring when she was 14.

Judge Daniel Bryan sentenced Matthew Koso to 18 to 30 months in prison, saying probation wasn’t an option because Koso continued to have sexual relations with his underage wife.

“Marriage is one of our most sacred institutions,” Bryan said, “and it appeared to be the answer in this case, but it can’t cover up a crime, and it can’t make it go away.” Koso and the girl legally married in Kansas in May, after the teen’s mother gave the couple permission. Kansas does not have a minimum age as long as there is parental or judicial consent; Nebraska requires those getting married to be at least 17.

Crystal Koso, now 15, urged the judge to be lenient, saying she loved her husband and wanted her daughter, born Aug. 24, to have a chance to know him. “If you send my husband to jail, maybe you’ll see my daughter here in 15 years,” she said. The couple cried together as Koso was sentenced.

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning made headlines when he charged Koso last summer. He said his office had an obligation to protect children in Nebraska, where state law prohibits people 19 or older from having sex with those under 16. Koso initially pleaded not guilty, but he changed his plea in December without explanation.

The case prompted Kansas officials to introduce a bill banning marriage for anyone 15 and under and preserving the requirement for parental or judicial consent for those age 16 or 17.


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calendar   Thursday - January 05, 2006

Until Prenup Do Us Part

I can think of several things I would like to have in a prenup agreement and I know what I’d put at the top of the list. I’ll let you guess what that would be. These two mental defectives aren’t even close to my list. Nagging fee? Back rubs? I would insist on a “nagging penalty” which would involve her .... never mind. And back rubs? Don’t get me started. Too late, I’ve already begun ...

imageimageQuirky Prenup Deal Doesn’t Save Marriage
January 5, 2006, 12:17 AM EST

Sally Erickson and Renzie Davidson thought they had the secret to marital bliss. But the eccentric list of demands outlined in their prenuptial agreement, including mandatory backrubs and a $5 nagging fee, still couldn’t save their marriage. Now Erickson is suing Davidson for fraud, alleging he divorced her in secret more than two years ago, according to Seminole County court records.

Before exchanging vows in 2001, the couple agreed to a quirky prenuptial agreement. Erickson promised to cook breakfast at least four times a week, and, in return, “Renzie will not wake Sally up on her ‘off days,’” according to the document.

The agreement also required Davidson to rub Erickson’s back three times a week for five minutes. If Erickson used a certain expletive, she would be sentenced to one hour of yard work. And Davidson was to pay $5 each time he complained, nagged or made “a fuss about Sally’s expenditures.”

Despite their carefully laid plans, Davidson, 62, decided to call it quits 3 1/2 months into the marriage. Erickson, 61, acknowledged she was served notice of the divorce suit, but she said in court pleadings that Davidson later told her he had dropped the suit.

Erickson said Davidson secretly went to court and got a default judgment against her. Documents show Davidson was granted an uncontested divorce in February 2003 without Erickson ever appearing in court. She claims she didn’t know about the divorce until recently. Davidson has not contested Erickson’s claim.


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calendar   Thursday - September 29, 2005

Ménage à Trois

imageimageFirst Trio “Married” in The Netherlands

The Netherlands and Belgium were the first countries to give full marriage rights to homosexuals. In the United States some politicians propose “civil unions” that give homosexual couples the full benefits and responsibilities of marriage. These civil unions differ from marriage only in name.

Meanwhile in the Netherlands polygamy has been legalised in all but name. Last Friday the first civil union of three partners was registered. Victor de Bruijn (46) from Roosendaal “married” both Bianca (31) and Mirjam (35) in a ceremony before a notary who duly registered their civil union.

“I love both Bianca and Mirjam, so I am marrying them both,” Victor said. He had previously been married to Bianca. Two and a half years ago they met Mirjam Geven through an internet chatbox. Eight weeks later Mirjam deserted her husband and came to live with Victor and Bianca. After Mirjam’s divorce the threesome decided to marry.

Victor: “A marriage between three persons is not possible in the Netherlands, but a civil union is. We went to the notary in our marriage costume and exchanged rings. We consider this to be just an ordinary marriage.”

Asked by journalists to tell the secret of their peculiar relationship, Victor explained that there is no jealousy between them. “But this is because Mirjam and Bianca are bisexual. I think that with two heterosexual women it would be more difficult.” Victor stressed, however, that he is “a one hundred per cent heterosexual” and that a fourth person will not be allowed into the “marriage.” They want to take their marriage obligations seriously: “to be honest and open with each other and not philander.”

Victor looks pretty satisfied with himself.  Wait until they both want to do something.....different....and he has to choose.  LOL


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calendar   Monday - September 26, 2005

The Pussification Continues

It has been noted by Kim Du Toit in his venerable essay “The Pussification Of The American Male” that the male population in this country is going to the dogs. Kim has recently taken his blog off-line and gone on hiatus for a time or else I would give you a link to that editorial that strikes at the heart of several things that are wrong in our modern world. We’ve got homosexuals in the military thanks to the liberals and if the ACLU had anything to do with it we’d have them in the Boy Scouts. The American male is being driven undercover, made to look foolish in nearly every advertisement you see and if that don’t beat all, we have recently been given a new word to add to our vocabulary, thanks again to the liberal Left. That word is “metrosexual”.

What is a “metrosexual”? I don’t have a clue. All I know is that I’m probably not one based on what I’ve read. According to the liberal media that probably also means I’m an unreconstructed neanderthal (note to the “cavemen” in the GEICO commercials: I feel your pain). I consider myself to be a rational, intelligent, hard-working male of the species. I love women and am willing to put up with a certain amount of grief from the “fairer sex” in the interests of harmony. I have no “feminine” side though and I have no need to try and get in contact with my sensitive “inner man”. That is all patent bullshit, as far as I’m concerned.

Does all that make me a “sexist pig” (with apologies to Oink)? I don’t think so. All it makes me is a man who believes that blurring of the gender roles is contributing to the downfall of civilization. I believe every man has to make up his mind what he will make of himself, in the context of being a man, not of being part man and part woman or any combination thereof. I know who I am and what I am and that’s all I need to know about myself. I take comfort in the fact that John Wayne and Humphrey Bogart would probably agree with me.

The men described in this story below obviously have other ideas. That’s because they’re not real men. They are “metrosexuals” and seem to be proud of that fact. I wouldn’t give a plugged nickel for any one of them in a street fight though ....

Metrosexual Matrimony
When modern men prepare to wed, many wax, tan and help plan. Here come the “groomzillas”.

By the time Pasquale Pignatelli visited luxury clothier Hickey Freeman for the final fitting of an $1,800 custom-made worsted-wool suit, he had devoted as much time perfecting his wedding outfit as his fiancé had spent selecting her bridal gown. Pignatelli, 29, a cargo salesman, also carefully chose his groomsmen’s and ushers’ outfits and bought white-gold bracelets to accessorize them. He arranged for them to get eyebrow waxings and manicures on the day before his Sept. 18 wedding. “It’s not about what’s superficial,” says Pignatelli of his fastidiousness. “It’s about making this artistic.”

The “bridezillas” who pay assiduous attention to nuptial details haven’t disappeared. But increasingly they’re joined at the altar by “groomzillas,” who care just as much about the particulars of the big day. Whereas a decade ago many men limited their input to the choice of DJ for the reception, growing numbers are now getting involved with everything from seating plans and table decorations to wedding-cake design and keepsakes for guests. Brian Lawrence, 35, of Livingston, N.J., says he’s handling much of the planning for his Oct. 23 wedding. Having picked the site himself, he chose chocolate-dipped biscotti over infused olive oil for the favors. Lawrence wants to share the event, not just attend it. “It’s my wedding just as much as it’s hers,” he says.

The fact that couples are marrying later means that more brides are in established careers that leave less time for wedding planning. Not only are many women too busy to manage all the details themselves, but as cultural expectations about gender roles have shifted, ubiquitous TV images of chivalrous would-be grooms--on shows like The Bachelor, A Wedding Story and Perfect Proposal--have helped redefine the groom’s tasks. According to NPD Research, a New York--based marketing firm, 80% of men are now active co-partners in the wedding-planning process. “I’ve had grooms call me five or six times a day about small details months before their weddings,” says Los Angeles wedding planner Julie Pryor. “I’m finding that grooms are hiring me more often too.”

As men get more involved with their weddings, businesses are wooing them and in the process reinventing some male rituals. Engagement consultants are helping design elaborate proposals. Travel agencies and resorts are offering multiday bachelor-party blowouts. And spas are creating groom packages that include nail treatments, hairstyling and even tanning sessions.


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calendar   Thursday - June 09, 2005

I Already Knew This

Sigh! It always amazes me when some scientific group or survey group comes up with a concept that is so blindingly obvious. I have known about the fact described below for years .... nay, decades. Owing to my good looks, charm, charima, intelligence, I have always had the ladies chasing after me and dogging me constantly to spare just a little of my valuable time with them. Sheesh! You’d think I was the only Geek in the world, wouldn’t you? I mean, what’s a handsome, mature, debonair geek like yours truly supposed to do with all these ladies who just want to feel up my brain, eh?

Nerds Make Better Lovers
Ready for a real relationship? Ditch the
pretty boys and grab yourself a geek


Christina Aguilera recently traded in piercings for petticoats, apparently making the usual Marilyn Monroe morph. But there’s more than meets the eye: Sure, she’s blond, buxom and sweet-voiced now, but she’s also emulating the classic bombshell in matters of the heart.

You see, Aguilera’s fiance, like Monroe’s husband, playwright Arthur Miller, is kind of a geek.

When Aguilera announced her engagement to smarty-pants music executive Jordan Bratman in February, the 24-year-old pop star demonstrated a tried-and-true dating trick. Geeks have got the goods.

Bratman, with his scrawny frame and oversize ears, has mastered the music industry at just 26 and is Romeo enough to have stolen Aguilera’s heart (as well as inspired her new demure-coquette look).

“A nerd is an excellent provider and a guy who puts you first,” says E. Jean Carroll, Elle magazine’s love and sex advice columnist. “He’ll turn out to be a great father and a great husband.”

And, she insists that a woman who is willing to stick it out with a nerd and get past his quirks will be handsomely rewarded. “Don’t give up on him too fast,” she said. “If you stick with him, he’s going to turn out to be really great.”

But to get to that authentic nerd, chic women have to be willing to embrace their own inner geek and accept the guy for who he is, chess trophies and all. The caveat to mating with a geek, as some dating experts see it, is coming to terms with his less-than-studly looks and less-than-suave demeanor. All thoughts of embarrassment have to go out the window.


Posted by The Skipper   United States  on 06/09/2005 at 06:56 PM   
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On: 06/06/17 10:57



Not that very many people ever read this far down, but this blog was the creation of Allan Kelly and his friend Vilmar. Vilmar moved on to his own blog some time ago, and Allan ran this place alone until his sudden and unexpected death partway through 2006. We all miss him. A lot. Even though he is gone this site will always still be more than a little bit his. We who are left to carry on the BMEWS tradition owe him a great debt of gratitude, and we hope to be able to pay that back by following his last advice to us all:
  1. Keep a firm grasp of Right and Wrong
  2. Stay involved with government on every level and don't let those bastards get away with a thing
  3. Use every legal means to defend yourself in the event of real internal trouble, and, most importantly:
  4. Keep talking to each other, whether here or elsewhere
It's been a long strange trip without you Skipper, but thanks for pointing us in the right direction and giving us a swift kick in the behind to get us going. Keep lookin' down on us, will ya? Thanks.


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Oh, and here's some kind of visitor flag counter thingy. Hey, all the cool blogs have one, so I should too. The Visitors Online thingy up at the top doesn't count anything, but it looks neat. It had better, since I paid actual money for it.
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