I saw the band Slipknot for the first time on Sunday at Jiffy Lube Live, but the best part was that I was with folks related to the drummer, Jay Weinberg, and I got to go backstage and meet him right before the show. Needless to say, my brother, who is also a drummer, was extremely jealous. Continue reading “Slipknot!”

A Showdown at the ‘Dyke March’

I was curious how the “Dyke March” in D.C. on Friday would play out after they asked folks not to bring items marked with the Star of David. Apparently, that star is associated with Israel (not merely a Jewish symbol), which they associate with oppression of the Palestinians, which has absolutely nothing to do with being a lesbian (I think!), which, along with homosexualy it general, happens to be prohibited in Gaza and frowned upon in the West Bank, but whatever. Continue reading “A Showdown at the ‘Dyke March’”