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William Burroughs was a Life Long Drug Addict Who Killed His Wife
This sentiment pretty much nails what I thought about him for many years after I was first introduced to his story & his writings in the wake of discovering Allen ...
CityLightsLover 02/05/2014 32 37 - -
10 Indianapolis Kossacks Walked Into Panchos...
... Y comió, bebió y se feliz! (Spanish for 'ate, drank, and were merry!') :D The lady in the purple ...
CityLightsLover 11/20/2013 17 24 - -
Indianapolis Kossack Swag at Panchos on 11 - 16? Maybe ;D
Look at these hap - hap - happy faces from the inaugural Indianapolis Kossack par - tay on September 28; I hope we have just as many or more at Panchos Taqueria at 96th St. & Allisonville Rd. at 2 ...
CityLightsLover 11/13/2013 16 17 - -
All Things Bookstore: City Lights - Pre "Howl" & Beyond "Howl"
About a month ago, Dave in Northridge featured City Lights Bookstore in this series in the context of the "Howl" obscenity trail in San Francisco in 1957 & how this well - known trial helped put ...
CityLightsLover 11/12/2013 42 70 5 -
Indianapolis Kossacks Ate, Drank, and Were Merry - With Photos!
Shapiro's Deli in downtown Indianapolis had not quite seen the likes of this scene, I imagine, before Saturday, September 28. :...
CityLightsLover 10/04/2013 53 55 - -
Indianapolis IS More Than the 500 and Basketball!
...or the Colts or farming or any other of the stereotypes associated with Indianapolis and Indiana - or at least I frequently try to convince myself and others of that. Until I become ...
CityLightsLover 09/25/2013 45 34 1 -
For Harvey Milk on Harvey Milk Day
Today is Harvey Milk Day in California. I first wrote this diary last summer for the LGBT series in the Readers & Book Lovers group, but since I can't be in California or the city he loved so much ...
CityLightsLover 05/22/2013 16 32 1 -
I Had to Say Goodbye to my Karma
In this rare instance, this diary has nothing whatsoever to do with Keith Olbermann, Rachel Maddow, politics, etc. This diary has everything to do with a sudden and heartbreaking decision my husband ...
CityLightsLover 03/18/2013 135 278 - -
Keith Olbermann and Current TV Reach Settlement
Apologies in advance for this short - sweet - but - to - the - point diary, but I knew this news would be of interest to this community.
CityLightsLover 03/13/2013 64 28 - -
Calling Indianapolis Kossacks! Part Deux
If you feel like you're having deja' vu' all over again, well, you are . ;D Navajo was kind enough to suggest re - posting my diary from last week announcing the formation of (I think) the newest ...
CityLightsLover 02/11/2013 45 40 - -
Calling Indianapolis Kossacks!
CityLightsLover is back like a bad penny & diarying . :D If you've read my past diaries and comments, you know how much I enjoy living where I live. However, maybe living where I live would be more ...
CityLightsLover 02/07/2013 11 20 - -
What's Keith Olbermann Doing These Days?
Unlike most corporations that hoard their profits or otherwise have a tendency to make life miserable for their employees while lining their personal pocketbooks, the "corporation" known ...
CityLightsLover 01/16/2013 149 169 2 -
Swan Song for The Rachel Maddow Show Diaries Here at Daily Kos
It is with a bittersweet but ...
CityLightsLover 11/27/2012 99 279 1 -
The Rachel Maddow Show - Nov. 26, 2012
I cannot BEGIN to tell you how good it feels to do this diary again - especially since my "hiatus" sucked donkey droppings 99.999999999999999% of the time. My work caused a few hundred mini ...
CityLightsLover 11/26/2012 30 10 - -
The Rachel Maddow Show - Oct. 15, 2012
Again, per my "diary schedule blurb" in this past Wednesday's diary, watch here at the Great Orange Satan, Facebook, and/or teh Twitter for future diary posts over the next few weeks. Believe me, I'
CityLightsLover 10/15/2012 21 8 - -
The Rachel Maddow Show - Oct. 10, 2012
Mongo is punching horsies in heaven - not that I believe there is one, but the alliteration works. :(
CityLightsLover 10/10/2012 22 8 - 99
The Rachel Maddow Show - Oct. 9, 2012
I've said this statement a lot over the past few months, but I'll repeat it tonight. There's not enough money ON THE PLANET to get me to work at Penn State.
CityLightsLover 10/09/2012 13 5 - 135
The Rachel Maddow Show - Oct. 8, 2012
I spent a good chunk of the weekend with a Deadwood marathon. When I think of Governor Mittwit in a room with Al Swearingin, I smile smile SMILE . ;...
CityLightsLover 10/08/2012 28 10 - 121
The Rachel Maddow Show - Oct. 2, 2012
Unless y'all have been under a rock for a number of weeks (perhaps under 1 of the rocks in Gov. Mittwit's brainz), you know the first debate between the aforementioned Mittwit & President Obama is ...
CityLightsLover 10/02/2012 28 10 - 131
The Rachel Maddow Show - Oct. 1, 2012
Rabbit...Rabbit...RABBIT! In the spirit of full disclosure, I gotta admit to 1 more reason I took a diary break other than my office moving AND being absolutely bat$hit insane busy at my ...
CityLightsLover 10/01/2012 21 11 - 120
The Rachel Maddow Show - Sept. 19, 2012
How - dee...tonight will be the last diary for the week, and, after tomorrow, I'll be off the intertubz grid probably until Sunday afternoon because I am the Head Dharma Teacher for the weekend ...
CityLightsLover 09/19/2012 21 12 - 150
The Rachel Maddow Show - Sept. 18, 2012
Boys & girls, what will be the next way Governor Mittwit will make a complete a$$ of himself? :...
CityLightsLover 09/18/2012 22 8 - 129
The Rachel Maddow Show - Sept. 17, 2012
So...uh...yea...I got nothin' as far as a witty introduction, so let's get on with the show - figuratively now...literally later on. ;...
CityLightsLover 09/17/2012 29 11 - 114
The Rachel Maddow Show - Sept. 12, 2012
Ya' know, if one of our ambassadors had been killed in a violent attack in a foreign country under the previous occupants of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., we would've already blowed up the place real ...
CityLightsLover 09/12/2012 27 12 - 189
The Rachel Maddow Show - Sept. 11, 2012
{ just for tonight ...} Most eerily, at least for me, Sept. 11, 2001 was a Tuesday, and (check local listings), the weather was identical to what it was that was that horrible day - sunshine, ...
CityLightsLover 09/11/2012 30 9 - 141
The Rachel Maddow Show - Sept. 10, 2012
{ tapping into microphone } Testing...testing...1 - 2 - 3... { clear throat }
CityLightsLover 09/10/2012 11 7 - 146
The Rachel Maddow Show - Aug. 22, 2012
I got nothin' as far as a witty introduction - or even a non witty introduction, so let's dive on in; the water's fine!
CityLightsLover 08/22/2012 15 10 - 84
The Rachel Maddow Show - Aug. 21, 2012
And, Queen is officially the soundtrack of my life; I'll take that. :D Seriously though, I had to leave campus for just a bit for the sake of my mental health (such ...
CityLightsLover 08/21/2012 16 12 - 110
The Rachel Maddow Show - Aug. 20, 2012
Tonight's diary features a rare poll - admittedly on the silly side but a poll nevertheless! :D Those of you who've been around here long enough know just how "fun" this time of year is for me in ...
CityLightsLover 08/20/2012 13 9 - 124
The Rachel Maddow Show - Aug. 15, 2012
Hey F.O.O. & FOKRs, by the time y'all read this, my dain bramaged state could be beyond my typical non - sensesical ravings of a lunatic mind so apologies in advance.
CityLightsLover 08/15/2012 30 13 - 115
What Are You Reading? Aug. 15, 2012
Thanks awfully for the opportunity to be the hostess with the mostess for this diary series for this week. :D I grew up in a very very very isolated rural area, and reading helped me to escape to ...
CityLightsLover 08/15/2012 69 25 - 145
The Rachel Maddow Show - Aug. 14, 2012
I'm still patiently waiting for a photo of Rep. Medicare Murderer going down on a corn dog. ;D Yea, I'm bad, but I admit I'm bad!
CityLightsLover 08/14/2012 38 7 - 96
The Rachel Maddow Show - Aug. 13, 2012
I've got the OFFICIAL theme song for the Mittwit/Medicare Murderer campaign because I am just that good. :D To be sung to the Beverly Hillbillies theme song (and with all apologies to them)...
CityLightsLover 08/13/2012 47 13 - 123
The Rachel Maddow Show - Aug. 8, 2012
Tonight will be the last diary for this week barring a news development of gargantuan proportions - like DICK surrendering himself to the DOJ for his shenanigans during GWB's reign, $aint $arah ...
CityLightsLover 08/08/2012 21 8 - 94
The Rachel Maddow Show - Aug. 7, 2012
Blah...blah...and blah... Although, these days, I'm managing to catch up with new "Beat" literature & jewels recently published, so that's helping to keep sanity (such as it is) in tact.
CityLightsLover 08/07/2012 12 8 - 88
The Rachel Maddow Show - Aug. 6, 2012
A couple of semi - reliable show feeds via the intertubz? Check . A functioning new purty keyboard for my iPad? Check . So, we are back! :D If any of the aforementioned tech ...
CityLightsLover 08/06/2012 25 14 - 175
The Rachel Maddow Show - July 26, 2012
It sounds like Mittens is winning all sorts of hearts & minds across the pond { hee...hee...hee... }. Let's dive on into "this day in history" because there are oodles of fun birthdays to ...
CityLightsLover 07/26/2012 46 9 - 151
The Rachel Maddow Show - July 25, 2012
Howdy FOKR boys & girls! :D I'm still feeling rather discombobulated from going back to work after 2 weeks off; resuming this diary will hopefully help me feel more normal ( such as it is ). AND , ...
CityLightsLover 07/25/2012 18 12 - 89
LGBT Literature: Randy Shilts' The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life & Times of Harvey Milk
My name is Harvey Milk - and I want to recruit you! Most people familiar with Harvey Milk's life know this quote - or at least remember Sean Penn's portrayal of Harvey's 1978 Gay Freedom Day ...
CityLightsLover 07/24/2012 26 25 - 102
The Rachel Maddow Show - July 18, 2012
La - dee - da...la - dee - da...la - la... OK, so much for introductory material!
CityLightsLover 07/18/2012 27 10 - 85
The Rachel Maddow Show - July 17, 2012
Well, I've got more Memphis pics to share tonight! :D I tried a new dessert that sounded rather "What the Spark?!" but ended up being yummy! See if y'all can guess what it is.
CityLightsLover 07/17/2012 21 10 - 122
The Rachel Maddow Show - July 16, 2012
I gotta admit to some mixed feelings at being back here tonight. While doing this diary is tremendous fun for me & an island of sanity in a "red state," it also means I'm back from arguably one of ...
CityLightsLover 07/16/2012 30 10 - 140
The Rachel Maddow Show - July 9, 2012
A logo change just for tonight... I'm sure Miss Rachel will forgive me . ;D As some little bird may have told y'all last week, this Friday {yes, the 13th :D} is my & my dearly beloved's 10 - year ...
CityLightsLover 07/09/2012 39 11 - 105
The Rachel Maddow Show - July 3, 2012
Tomorrow, we celebrate us telling the Brits to get the spark off our lawn, so let's begin with some good 'ol 'Merikun vittles - USA! USA! USA! :...
CityLightsLover 07/03/2012 37 12 - 115
The Rachel Maddow Show - July 2, 2012
I want a gross of this product to be sent to the offices of "Justices" Kennedy, Scalia, Thomas, & Alito.
CityLightsLover 07/02/2012 23 11 - 108
The Rachel Maddow Show - June 27, 2012
Blah...I got nothin' right now. So onward upward downward & every - other ward...
CityLightsLover 06/27/2012 26 11 - 83
The Rachel Maddow Show - June 26, 2012
And, we all await another SCOTUS decision where I yet again hope for the best but expect the worst.
CityLightsLover 06/26/2012 27 9 - 71
The Rachel Maddow Show - June 25, 2012
Cheers to a relatively stress - free work place for the next month or so! It feels good to be doing this again. :D AND, having spent a good chunk of today ...
CityLightsLover 06/25/2012 33 8 - 72
The Rachel Maddow Show - June 13, 2012
Tonight's diary will be the last of this week. I don't know what next week's schedule will be, so be sure to check me out on teh Facebook and/or teh Twitter. :...
CityLightsLover 06/13/2012 17 9 - 65
The Rachel Maddow Show - June 12, 2012
I'm diarying under the influence of No Brainz tonight; y'all have been warned. ;...
CityLightsLover 06/12/2012 19 9 - 79
The Rachel Maddow Show - June 11, 2012
Hey there FOKRs! Well, this diary is the first one post the heart breaking gobsmacking recall result in WI last week. I just don't get it...I really really REALLY just do..not..get it. I ...
CityLightsLover 06/11/2012 27 12 - 95
Cheers & Jeers (Thursday Guest Host Sub Edition)
When I signed up for this gig the other morning, the advice I was given was to "be myself." So, I'll endeavor to be myself & then some! Here I am with my "opposite" spouse a couple of Christmases ago;
CityLightsLover 06/07/2012 55 38 - 173
The Rachel Maddow Show - June 5, 2012
Let's hope Governator Scotty & his ilk are doing this by the time all the votes are counted in WI !
CityLightsLover 06/05/2012 20 7 - 79
The Rachel Maddow Show - June 4, 2012
How - dee F.O.O. & FOKRs! Well, unless you've been under a rock & deprived of O2 the past year or so in these parts, we all know what's happening in the Land of Beer & Bratwurst tomorrow & how ...
CityLightsLover 06/04/2012 19 10 - 84
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 25, 2012
Let us commence with the par - taying ! :...
CityLightsLover 05/25/2012 44 9 - 93
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 24, 2012
I want to begin tonight's diary with an announcement. The level of attendance in this diary series no longer justifies doing this diary every night. For whatever reason, TRMS diaries don't & never ...
CityLightsLover 05/24/2012 36 15 - 110
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 23, 2012
Happy Hump Evening to F.O.O. & FOKRs everywhere! :...
CityLightsLover 05/23/2012 9 10 - 69
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 22, 2012
I'm noting only 1 "this day in history" item, but it's a big one - at least for me.
CityLightsLover 05/22/2012 10 8 - 85
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 21, 2012
Friday evening's diary will be a combo diary AND birthday party for some diarist who hangs in these parts. The city of Indianapolis is honoring the actual birthday by holding a big 'ol car race on ...
CityLightsLover 05/21/2012 18 11 - 164
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 18, 2012
RIP Donna Summer...
CityLightsLover 05/18/2012 27 8 - 75
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 16, 2012
I just lurve the sunshine sunshine SUNSHINE - HEY! :...
CityLightsLover 05/16/2012 22 10 - 107
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 15, 2012
A thousand million jillion gazillion apologies for bailing last night ! Yesterday afternoon at my office was reminiscent of finals week in the number of desperate, panicky, clueless, etc. students ...
CityLightsLover 05/15/2012 23 12 - 87
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 11, 2012
Tomorrow would've been George Carlin's 75th birthday { sigh }. The mincemeat he would've made of the likes of $aint $arah from Wasilla makes me miss him even more.
CityLightsLover 05/11/2012 30 14 - 120
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 10, 2012
The next morning after President Obama endorsed marriage equality, the sun still came up, and my opposite marriage is still intact, so take this intolerant hateful so & so's !!
CityLightsLover 05/10/2012 47 10 - 111
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 9, 2012
Senator Lugar left with some fighting words last night!
CityLightsLover 05/09/2012 19 16 1 135
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 8, 2012
And, what's part of the agenda for my class tomorrow? Well ... :...
CityLightsLover 05/08/2012 33 12 - 91
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 7, 2012
The Beat is ON at Indianapolis' south side! Here's a preview of tomorrow's class. :...
CityLightsLover 05/07/2012 27 13 - 79
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 3, 2012
This diary is taking tomorrow night off because I will be bat$hit crazy insane busy finalizing degree audits for seniors hoping to graduate this weekend, so I doubt I'll have time to put something ...
CityLightsLover 05/03/2012 11 11 1 90
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 2, 2012
A haiku for the occasion for Newt Gingrich giving up the Presidential ghost... Newt Gingrich admits running for POTUS impedes his Newt Corp cash flow.
CityLightsLover 05/02/2012 28 12 - 89
The Rachel Maddow Show - May 1, 2012
Since it's the first of the month ...
CityLightsLover 05/01/2012 19 12 - 118
The Rachel Maddow Show - Apr. 30, 2012
This week is finals week, and I hadn't been in my office a half hour this morning when a panicky senior came to my office saying he was failing a couple classes & would be short of the required ...
CityLightsLover 04/30/2012 34 13 - 119
The Rachel Maddow Show - Apr. 27, 2012
This time next week, I have a feeling I'll be a slightly more happy camper because this academic year will be done baby DONE , and I begin teaching my Intro to the Beat Generation class the ...
CityLightsLover 04/27/2012 15 12 - 75
The Rachel Maddow Show - Apr. 26, 2012
Tonight's diary is under the influence of bat$hit crazy diminished brain capacity; y'all have been warned !
CityLightsLover 04/26/2012 30 10 - 72
The Rachel Maddow Show - Apr. 25, 2012
How can we miss Newt if he won't go away? We'll get to find out next week! :...
CityLightsLover 04/25/2012 16 11 - 85
The Rachel Maddow Show - Apr. 24, 2012
Well, let's cross fingers, arms, legs, & toes that the tweaking as a result of last night's diary ending up with Jimmy Hoffa helps prevent a repeat.
CityLightsLover 04/24/2012 17 12 - 106
The Rachel Maddow Show - Apr. 23, 2012
...and, we're back!! :...
CityLightsLover 04/23/2012 41 8 - 120
What's Next?
Sometimes, synchronicity's a bitch. Keith Olbermann & Current TV parted ways ( to be charitable about it ) one day before the 9th anniversary of Countdown 's debut ...
CityLightsLover 04/01/2012 58 29 1 176
Keith Olbermann & Rachel Maddow - Mar. 29, 2012
Oh, I wish wish wish I could embed this week's Mark Fiore cartoon video ; it is must must ...
CityLightsLover 03/29/2012 34 12 - 159
Keith Olbermann & Rachel Maddow - Mar. 28, 2012
If you've not had a chance to hear Rachel Maddow's Fresh Air interview, you really really must; it is absolutely ...
CityLightsLover 03/28/2012 42 16 - 137
Keith Olbermann & Rachel Maddow - Mar. 27, 2012
This cartoon's subject is "old news" by now, but I'm including it because it made me LOL - a RARE circumstance these days.
CityLightsLover 03/27/2012 39 14 - 138
Keith Olbermann & Rachel Maddow - Mar. 26, 2012
Yep, there's a reason for the change in diary title, and it's going to be in effect for the next month or so. I'm going to combo the Countdown with Keith Olbermann & The ...
CityLightsLover 03/26/2012 67 16 - 167
The Rachel Maddow Show - Mar. 23, 2012
This song is becoming more meaningful to me by the day.
CityLightsLover 03/23/2012 16 8 - 96
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Mar. 23, 2012
I wonder what other old - timey toys will make headlines in the MENSA nomination process? :D Leave your ideas in the comments!
CityLightsLover 03/23/2012 42 11 - 117
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Mar. 22, 2012
TRMS diary is taking tonight off in order for me to get to sleep a bit earlier to get up before self - respecting chickens to go to a work place I'm not crazy about these days; I'...
CityLightsLover 03/22/2012 28 15 - 95
The Rachel Maddow Show - Mar. 21, 2012
I'm sorry about ditching last night. I just really really really needed to relax & decompress with my dearly beloved after a horribly $hitacular day at work. I'm still angry but not shaking crazy ...
CityLightsLover 03/21/2012 18 10 - 89
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Mar. 21, 2012
I'm sorry about ditching last night. I was shaking crazy angry & knew I wouldn't be fun to work or play with; I really need a job change.
CityLightsLover 03/21/2012 37 14 - 91
Help Rename Part of New York City for George Carlin
This world became less intelligent and less funny when George Carlin died on June 22, 2008. I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing ...
CityLightsLover 03/20/2012 33 44 1 183
The Rachel Maddow Show - Mar. 19, 2012
It's faboo to be back! :D Now, permit me to do semi - shameless diary plugging for yours truly.
CityLightsLover 03/19/2012 11 7 - 95
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Mar. 19, 2012
And, we're back ! :D We now interrupt this diary barely in progress for some shameless diary pimpage. By 9:00 a.m. IndianaNoPlace time, I'll be posting a non - Countdown , non -
CityLightsLover 03/19/2012 56 12 - 105
The Rachel Maddow Show - Mar. 14, 2012
My secret resource inside the Mittens campaign quoted the following coming outta his pie hole after placing 3rd in MS & AL: " As Joseph Smith is my witness, I'll never eat grits again !" :...
CityLightsLover 03/14/2012 12 7 - 80
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Mar. 14, 2012
Today was On the Road - Scroll - at - the - Indiana State Museum Day! :D It is incredibly breath -
CityLightsLover 03/14/2012 21 14 - 71
The Rachel Maddow Show - Mar. 13, 2012
Another MENSA primary tonight... Will it be Newt's final hoorah? Nah...not as long as Mr. Adelson keeps writing the checks! ;...
CityLightsLover 03/13/2012 16 9 - 114
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Mar. 13, 2012
Considering MENSA primaries are being held in a couple of states where way more than half its voters are convinced that either President Obama is Muslim or he certainly isn't "Christian," we ...
CityLightsLover 03/13/2012 24 13 - 104
The Rachel Maddow Show - Mar. 12, 2012
And, we're back - for a few days, anyway. See explanation below .
CityLightsLover 03/12/2012 15 12 - 76
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Mar. 12, 2012
Thanks to Current or the person running Current's website, tonight's diary will be sort of a fly - by - nighter minus the usual bells & whistles because, this morning, The Life of ...
CityLightsLover 03/12/2012 26 12 - 91
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Mar. 8, 2012
I think I may double - up on SPARK while WPITW is in the woodshed. Would y'all mind if I did that? I'll probably bring out an occasional best of WPITW, too.
CityLightsLover 03/08/2012 18 15 - 79
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Mar. 7, 2012
Has Newt stopped talking yet?! ;...
CityLightsLover 03/07/2012 39 16 - 120
The Rachel Maddow Show - Mar. 2, 2012
Thank Jeebus it's Friday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
CityLightsLover 03/02/2012 12 13 - 110
Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Mar. 2, 2012
Considering the result of yesterday's vote concerning the ...
CityLightsLover 03/02/2012 21 11 - 98
The Rachel Maddow Show - Mar. 1, 2012
Please refer to the Andrew Breitbart portion of the Countdown diary.
CityLightsLover 03/01/2012 23 12 - 87
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