Miscellaneous

Guest Post from the Dirty Rotten Junkie

May 5, 2011
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PhilL

And now for something completely different…. As someone who has professionally and personally researched addiction, I am always on the lookout  for recovery related writings. This one is the first guest writing I have posted on The Madrigal Maniac and it is re-posted from The Dirty Rotten Junkie. This particular junkie is not only...

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The Madrigal Maniac is Back

March 11, 2011
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Due to several reasons I have not been blogging over the past year.  Some reasons were health related, others were computer related (malware),  but it was mostly a general malaise I felt towards blogging. But I’m back in the mood and there is much to talk about. John Freshwater was finally fired for preaching...

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Garfunkel & Oates Video on Medical Marijuana

December 19, 2009
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I was turned on to Garfunkel and Oates by a Pho post which I can’t find on his site. If you’ve read this blog at all you know I’m a Social Worker with a scope of practice that includes addiction. One of the arguments for smoking marijuana that makes me laugh the hardest is...

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Check Out Jim Carrey’s New Web Site

November 6, 2009
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Check Out Jim Carrey’s New Web Site

It’s Friday night and I’m tired from work and tired of talking politics… So I thought I’d post something fun. You might want to check out actor Jim Carrey’s personal web site. Entertainment Weekly called it “A Visually Stunning Treat.” And it is. Here’s a look. Depending on your ISP it can be a...

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The Most Ignorant Reader Comment I Have Ever Seen

October 27, 2009
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The Columbus Dispatch has a story regarding a 17 year old Muslim girl who converted to Christianity and fled to Florida because she thought her father would kill her. In response, some person named “bird dog” wrote the following. How many more 9-11 type attacks is it going to take to make our country...

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Burger King Ad May Promote Oral Sex

June 27, 2009
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Burger King Ad May Promote Oral Sex

Thanks to Mother Jones for this, but I think it originates from this site The Modern Voice. Some may find this funny. But suggesting that young women ought to believe that oral sex is like eating a hamburger demeans all of us. I think it represents the thinking of a 16 year old boy....

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Where Do You Stand on the Political Spectrum?

May 7, 2009
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Where Do You Stand on the Political Spectrum?

There is a survey you can take at Political Compass that will show you where you stand on the political spectrum. Hat tip to Buckeye RINO for turning me on to it. Here is my chart. I thought I would be a little farther to the left and not as far down on the...

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Actor Hooked on Kitty Krack

February 22, 2009
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I’m a cat lover, but I never gave either one of the cats I have owned catnip. A few years ago I saw a friend give her feline some catnip. His eyes glazed over and he began to hop and roll around the floor in a wild euphoric state. He wouldn’t stop begging her...

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  • Charities transform lost items into gifts for needy
    Among the hats, coats and gloves donated to charities this holiday season are lots of hats, coats and gloves given, well, by accident. […]
  • Woman who stole from blind group enters diversion program
    A Westerville woman has been placed on diversion and has paid restitution for stealing more than $25,000 while working as an administrative assistant for the American Council of the Blind of Ohio. […]
  • Veteran pilot dies after crashing plane in Union County
    MARYSVILLE, Ohio — An experienced military pilot who was a veteran of combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan died yesterday after crashing his plane near the runway of the Union County Airport during an aerobatic maneuver. […]
  • Mayor’s ex-wife gets 10 days in jail
    Frankie Coleman, the ex-wife of Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman, was sentenced yesterday to 10 days in jail, fined $575 and placed on probation for three years after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated. […]
  • Praise flows for Franklinton mission’s Pastor Joe
    The Rev. Joe Johnson was a bit irritated that The Dispatch wanted to publish a story about him. “I’m not a bragger,” he said. And, he noted, he was already in the newspaper, “about 50 years ago." Then, after consenting to an interview, the pastor scolded Inner City Ministries volunteer Jeff Baker for saying too many nice things about him. […]

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