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President Obama Is All Outta F**ks

10/25/2016 15:00:00 PM

Earlier this year I posted a quote by President Barack Obama about the GOP frontrunner for president and said it has become clear that, now in the last few months of his eight years in office, the President has no f**ks left to give.And on Sunday, du > read more

Lawyers Line Up To Represent Donald's Accusers For Free

10/25/2016 09:00:00 AM

I guess we won’t have to worry about a President Donald having access to the nuclear codes, because, if he were to be elected—and the Washington post just this morning said his chances are “rapidly approaching zero”—he’d be too busy suing > read more

Eric Trump Is The Dumb One ... One! That's High-Larious!

10/24/2016 15:00:00 PM

Okay, so we all know that Little Donny Trump has Daddy issues … he wants to be like Donald. And we know Ivanka used to be the sane one, but now she’s drinking the Kool-Aid lest Daddy cut her off. But what about Eric? The one you never see very of > read more

Can I Get An Amen: CJ Is Going As Bob The Drag Queen

10/24/2016 09:00:00 AM

CJ is a 9-year-old > read more

The Funny Papers

10/23/2016 07:00:00 AM

Clay Bennett, David Horsey, Steve Sack, Mike Luckovich, Jim Morin, Drew Sheneman, Nate Beeler, Walt Handelsman, Gary Varvel, John Cole > read more

It's Snarkurday!

10/22/2016 08:00:00 AM

Look, I am about the furthest thing from straight that you can get, but if I were a straight man ::: giggle snort ::: and I was JLo’s man, you can bet I’d be keeping it in my pants and only banging my bank account, er, girlfriend, instead of step > read more

PR 15 Ep 6: Happy Hour? Not So Much

10/21/2016 14:00:00 PM

Last week was a Sob Fest so this week tears are off limits — though no one told Mah-Jing — and the designtestants are about to get their party started by attending a press event at the Absolut Elyx House along with Heidi, Nina, The Adorable Zac P > read more

I Didn't Say It ...

10/21/2016 09:00:00 AM

Tom Brady, on Donald and “locker room” talk and his vote:“I met him probably 15, 16 years ago … We’ve played golf together many, many times and I’ve always had a good time with him. He’s been a friend of mine. … He’s been on the Pat > read more

Random Musings

10/20/2016 10:00:00 AM

Today marks the sixth annual Spirit Day to show support for LGBTQ youth and take a stand against bullying.Go purple in support, if you can, and talk about bullying. Take it out of the closet and take the shame away from the victims and spotlight the > read more

Architecture Wednesday: T House

10/19/2016 15:00:00 PM

I wondered why they called this the T-house when it looks like an A-frame.A T-and-A house? > read more

On The Lighter Side: Officer Deuntay Diggs, Dancing Machine

10/19/2016 09:00:00 AM

So, we’re gonna keep on keeping it light for a while around this blog and we’re also gonna talk about a police officer and not about a police officer who shot a Black man in the streets.No, we’re talking Deuntay Diggs, a 2nd Lieutenant for the > read more

James Charle's Senior Picture Do-Over Is Making History

10/18/2016 09:00:00 AM

Show of hands … who cannot wait for this election to be over? Who is tired of the nastiness, the lies, the misogyny, the racism, the homophobia of it all? Well, I am, and so I will try my best to refrain from more political posting — except for R > read more

Happy Second Anniversary ... Happy Sixteenth Anniversary

10/17/2016 09:00:00 AM

So … here’s how > read more

The Funny Papers

10/16/2016 07:00:00 AM

Nate Beeler, Adam Zyglis, David Horsey, Nick Anderson, Mike Luckovich, Randy Bish, Clay Bennett, Gary Varvel, Chan Lowe, Steve Sack > read more

It's Snarkurday!

10/15/2016 08:00:00 AM

So, Donald’s cohort in #PussyGate, Billy Bush, was suspended indefinitely from the > read more

PR 15 Ep 5: Designers Drive Bus Over Themselves

10/14/2016 14:00:00 PM

I’m all about the omens, especially on an edited for broadcast “reality” show so when we opened Room 310 in the designtestants hotel and found Alex, Cornelius, Roberi, and Rik channeling a new mantra—310 Power—I knew one of these men would > read more

I Didn't Say It ...

10/14/2016 09:00:00 AM

John Oliver, host of > read more

Random Musings

10/13/2016 09:30:00 AM

Looks like the suspension is over because … > read more

Architecture Wednesday: A Trousdale In Beverly Hills

10/12/2016 15:00:00 PM

Ah, Beverly Hills! Swimmin’ pools! Movie stars! Trousdale homes!Back in 1954, Paul Trousdale bought 410 acres of unbuilt property that was once part of the grand Doheny Estate. Soon after he began developing sprawling view properties of solely sing > read more

Repost: Matthew Shepard Died Today

10/12/2016 09:00:00 AM

*originally posted > read more


10/11/2016 16:00:00 PM

Pussy Grabs Back is a collaboration between Feminist Fight Club, > read more

Remember When ...

10/11/2016 12:30:00 PM

... Donald said to Hillary during the debate that she was "filled with hate" because of her "basket of deplorables" remark?Sure, not a nice thing to say, Mrs. Clinton, but ... after the debate Donald's basket, er, some of Donald's basket, took to Twi > read more

Hate Bakers Lose Their Shop

10/11/2016 09:00:00 AM

I would shed a tear, but …Sweet Cakes by Melissa, the Oregon bakery that refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding in 2013, has announced that it is closing for good.If you remember, co-owners > read more


10/10/2016 09:00:00 AM

Donald, and I will be calling him Donald, or, perhaps, Dumald — thanks to The Dog’s Mother — from now on since it was pointed out that he loves using his last name; he loves to slap on buildings and casinos before they go bankrupt; he loves to > read more

The Funny Papers

10/09/2016 07:00:00 AM

Mike Luckovich, Nate Beeler, David Horsey, Rick McKee, Clay Bennett, Bill Day, Pat Bagley, Steve Breen, Drew Sheneman, Tom Stiglich > read more

Thanks Hurricane Matthew!

10/08/2016 14:44:00 PM

Well, we made it through the storm, but one of our sixty-plus foot pines in the front yard did not.And neither did a huge couple of trees in our neighbor's yard who both decided that the grass was greener on our side of the fence.Luckily the only dam > read more

It's Snarkurday!

10/08/2016 08:00:00 AM

Well well well, maybe a Kardastrophe has a conscience after all … or maybe the drama is all just too real.It seems that, despite being a hit for E!, a second season of > read more

PR 15 Ep 4: Some Swim, Most Sink

10/07/2016 14:00:00 PM

I seem to recall that it was just a week ago that everyone was heaping praise on Erin for winning — well, except Corny because that girl is a bitch — and then we find this week that everyone seems a bit peeved at Erin’s talent. Luckily, for Eri > read more

I Didn't Say It ...

10/07/2016 09:00:00 AM

LeBron James, > read more

Random Musings

10/06/2016 10:30:00 AM

Well, we have gotten extra ice — in case the power goes out and I need to keep my margaritas frozen — and extra water — in case, you know, I need to make a scotch-and-water — and have plenty of food on-hand, in case Hurricane Matthew goes all > read more

Architecture Wednesday: Silverado

10/05/2016 15:00:00 PM

Silverado is in the perfect spot, in Oakville, California … wine country … and sits high atop a hill on sixty acres overlooking the valley.There’s almost no place better.It’s a > read more

A Pair of Victories for LGBTQ Students

10/05/2016 09:00:00 AM

Last month, the Michigan Board of Education voted 6-2 > read more

My People! WTF?

10/04/2016 15:00:00 PM

Polls, especially political polls, are funny, because so much depends on who you ask, what you ask, and how you ask; so I tend to take most polls with a grain of salt.But a recent poll had me flummoxed …. > read more

Think Before You Speak ... Tweet ... Facebook ...

10/04/2016 09:00:00 AM

My parents gave their children many lessons while we were growing up, but two of them stick out the most to me; the first was to be happy, because, in the end, that’s all you really get in life, and the second was to think before you speak … mean > read more

The Lady Requests That You Refrain From Taking Her Picture

10/03/2016 15:00:00 PM

Ah, Miss Consuelo Roca-Jones. She loves attention, but only on her terms.When i found her squeezed into half of her cat scratcher I naturally ran for the camera and was able to get one picture taken before she expressed her disdain at the intrusion. > read more

Can I Get An Amen? Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Is Out Of A Job ... Again

10/03/2016 09:00:00 AM

Oh I > read more

The Funny Papers

10/02/2016 07:00:00 AM

Mike Luckovich, Nate Beeler, Darrin Bell, John Cole Scott Stantis, Steve Sack, RJ Matson, Jim Morin, Bill Day > read more

It's Snarkurday!

10/01/2016 08:00:00 AM

When you grow up in a family where the entire Klan makes their living off being “reality” show stars, and they all think social media is their own private message board, then how do you handle a spat with one of your sisters?Well, if you’re Rob > read more

PR 15 Ep 3: Some Looks Are Better In No Light

09/30/2016 14:00:00 PM

It’s a Flashdance Flashback this week because, as the show opens, we find Heidi and Tim backstage by a > read more

I Didn't Say It ...

09/30/2016 09:00:00 AM

Kathy Miller, Donald [t]Rump’s Ohio County Campaign Chair, on racism in America and who’s to blame:“I don’t think there was racism until Obama got elected. We have never had problems like this. I am in the real estate industry. There is none. > read more

Random Musings

09/29/2016 10:00:00 AM

Big surprise, I don’t follow sports; well some sports. I do surprise Carlos with my sports trivia knowledge when we watch Jeopardy. I answer a question right—or is it Question an answer right?—and I get a look from him like he doesn’t know me > read more

Architecture Wednesday: Ancient Party Barn

09/28/2016 15:00:00 PM

By now it’s probably clear to anyone who looks at Architecture Wednesday that I am obsessed with house created from things that weren’t originally houses … warehouse … garages … water treatment plants … barns.Barns; gosh I love a good bar > read more

ISBL Asshat of the Week: North Carolina Republican Robert Pittenger

09/28/2016 09:00:00 AM

Oh, North Carolina, what did you do to deserve this mess? I mean, I get it that most of you, a majority, at least, elected that crackpot, hate-filled governor of yours, but these days, in light of the floods in the north state — is God trying to te > read more

Hey Governor McCrory? Say His Name! Keith Lamont Scott

09/27/2016 15:00:00 PM

With each passing day, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory seals his fate and will very probably be drummed out of office in November.First he passed Hate into law, and then lied about it; then he tried to divert funds from the state’s natural disa > read more

My Two Cents: The Debate

09/27/2016 08:00:00 AM

Yes, I watched it ... all. > read more

Debate Day: Today In Petulant Childishness

09/26/2016 15:00:00 PM

So, the Clinton campaign confirmed the rumor that anti-Rump billionaire, and Twitter Rump Trolling, Mark Cuban will be sitting in the front row at tonight's first presidential debate. Some folks are dubbing it "psychological warfare" though, really, > read more

Debate Day: Two Newspapers Endorse Hillary

09/26/2016 09:00:00 AM

The > read more

The Funny Papers

09/25/2016 07:00:00 AM

Clay Bennett, Steve Benson, John Cole, Mike Smith, Dan Wasserman, Mike Keefe, Steve Breen, Pat Bagley > read more

It's Snarkurday!

09/24/2016 08:00:00 AM

Brad and Angie have split! Some say he was mean to the kids! Some say he cheated on La Jolie! Some say he drinks! Some say he smokes too much weed!I say, Meh, it’s another Hollywood marriage gone belly-up. Nothing to see there.Rabidly devout Cathol > read more

PR 15 Ep 2: Just Half Are Fabulous

09/23/2016 14:00:00 PM

This week Heidi sends the designtestants to the park, to meet Tim Gunn and Traci Inglis, Chief Marketing Officer of JustFab, so this must be the, wait for it, JustFab Challenge.Try to put one over on me, will ya! I know you all too well, PR producers > read more

I Didn't Say It ...

09/23/2016 09:00:00 AM

Tim Gunn, on Kanye West, "fashion" designer:“I’m totally perplexed about why the fashion industry has not looked at these, frankly, dumb, basic clothes and cried ‘hoax.’ Kanye West is a sphinx without a riddle. I just don’t understand why p > read more

Random Musings

09/22/2016 09:30:00 AM

So, maybe New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is, as Britney used to say, “not so innocent.”The prosecutors in the BridgeGate trial—where Christie is accused of closing lanes on the George Washington Bridge, backing up traffic for days, because > read more

Architecture Wednesday: Y House

09/21/2016 15:00:00 PM

While the Y House is in Turkey, it looks like it could be anywhere … Los Angeles, Sydney, the Hamptons. And it has a feature with which I am currently obsessed; black metal window frames … both inside the house, as in the “wall” between the k > read more

Two More Black Lives That Apparently Didn't Matter: Terence Crutcher and Tyre King

09/21/2016 09:00:00 AM

Terence Crutcher’s car stalled on a highway outside Tulsa, Oklahoma the other night and it cost him his life.Crutcher, a black man, was killed by Officer Betty Shelby, a white Oklahoma police officer, who responded to a call about the vehicle. Dash > read more

Maybe Kraigen Grooms Can Join Brock Turner's Rape-a-Palooza Tour!

09/20/2016 15:00:00 PM

In April 2013 then-sixteen-year-old Kraigen Grooms, AKA Kraigen Simmers, raped a two-year-old girl and had a friend record it and stream it > read more

Rapist Brock Turner Seeks To Profit From His Crime

09/20/2016 09:00:00 AM

I’m sure you are remember Brock Turner, the privileged white male Stanford swimmer who raped an intoxicated woman and received the harsh punishment of just six months in jail because the judge thought a longer term would be too much for the rapist. > read more

A Young Boy Faces Down Hate

09/19/2016 15:00:00 PM

While a lot of us kvetch and moan, and whine and cry and stomp our feet against injustice, we could all learn a thing or two from a 12-year-old boy who stood in the street and tried to stop thousands of anti-gay protesters from marching against same- > read more

Ivanka the Rump Panders and Lies Like the Rest of That Klan

09/19/2016 09:00:00 AM

So, we’ve discussed the lunacy of The Rump; and we’ve seen the stupidity of Little Eric the Rump, who desperately wanted to be first born so he’d get Daddy’s name and a top spot in the will. And we’ve heard from Little Donny the Rump Jr., w > read more

The Funny Papers

09/18/2016 07:00:00 AM

Clay Bennett, David Fitzsimmons, Nate Beeler, Jim Morin, Joe Heller, Adam Zyglis, Mike Smith > read more

Out With The Old, In With The New

09/17/2016 13:00:00 PM

These are the old ceiling fans in the living room at Casa Bob y Carlos. We never liked them but could never agree on what kind to get, until Carlos spotted some online.Cut to today and the ones were installed ... much more retro-modern than just retr > read more

It's Snarkurday!

09/17/2016 08:00:00 AM

After last week’s > read more

PR 15, Ep 1: Let’s Get This Party Started!

09/16/2016 14:30:00 PM

Usually the PR starts each season with the designtestants on the roof of a high-rise sipping champagne with Tim and Heidi, but this year they were given a full-blown party.And that should’a been a clue. I mean, I get the snacks and the drinks, but > read more

I Didn't Say It ...

09/16/2016 09:00:00 AM

Chris Pine, on last summer's "Gay Sulu" controversy: > read more

Random Musings

09/15/2016 15:00:00 PM

So let me get this queer … calling [t]Rump supporters "deplorables" warrants an apology, but calling a Mexican a "rapist" or "drug dealer" or "murderer" and calling Muslims "terrorists" and calling a woman a "pig" is just fine with The Rump crowd?T > read more

PR 15 Starts Tonight: Let's Meet The Designtestants!

09/15/2016 09:00:00 AM

Project Runway starts its new season tonight and, yes, once again, I'll be providing insights, critiques, digs and sarcasm, as I have been doing since the show's first season, back in 1937; it started on radio and, oy, was it hard to review a radio f > read more

Architecture Wednesday: Villa New Water

09/14/2016 15:00:00 PM

I’m getting boomerang from this one … and in a good way.From the very first moment of seeing the site for this home, architect Koen Olthuis of Waterstudio set out to design a villa that would allow for the optimal experience of its surroundings.Y > read more

Reason #108,651: Why I Hate Organized Religion ... And Some Lawyers

09/14/2016 09:00:00 AM

Last week, after pleading guilty to four counts of sexual battery, Brian Mitchell, a 31-year-old North Olmsted, Ohio youth pastor was sentenced to ten years in jail for raping a sixteen-year–old girl from his church.Ten years? Wow; I guess if he wa > read more

Eric The Rump Is Daddy's Little Liar

09/13/2016 15:00:00 PM

The liar doesn’t fall far from the Liar Tree, and in the case of Eric Trump, while falling from the Liar Tree he hit every single branch on the way down and landed in a pile of lies.Shortly after Hillary Clinton called Donald Trump’s supporters a > read more

Arkansas Catholic Schools Want To Kick Out The Fags

09/13/2016 09:00:00 AM

Where’s that gay loving, or at least that gay non-judging, Pope Francis now?Last week the Catholic Dioceses of Little Rock, Arkansas — home to 27 elementary and secondary Catholic schools and more than 6,700 students — adopted a new, very speci > read more

The Largest Native American Protect In HISTORY Is Happening Right Now

09/12/2016 09:00:00 AM

Ever since the White Man stepped onto the shores of what became “America” we — and I mean all of us, through action or inaction — have systematically tried to destroy those Native Peoples and their cultures in favor of our own needs, our own > read more

The Funny Papers

09/11/2016 07:00:00 AM

Jim Morin, Nate Beeler, Mike Smith, John Cole, Darrin Bell, David Horsey, Nick Anderson, Adam Zyglis, Bill Day, Drew Sheneman > read more

It's Snarkurday!

09/10/2016 08:00:00 AM

It seems like just yesterday Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston started their fake romance and … well, it was really just yesterday; but now it’s over quicker than you can say Taylor Swift has a new boyfriend.And Team TayTay is spinning the breakup > read more

Good News Friday: Another Athlete Sits Down

09/09/2016 14:30:00 PM

Last week the big sports news was about a football player sitting down when Colin Kaepernick chose to sit out the playing of the National Anthem in protest of racial inequality in America. But there was another football player who sat down recently, > read more

I Didn't Say It ...

09/09/2016 09:00:00 AM

Jeffrey Tambor, who plays transgender Maura Pfeffermen, on an airport encounter with a stranger:“I thought he was going to lay me out. But he said, ‘Thank you. Thank you for teaching me about something I did not know.’ The world is changing. Th > read more


09/08/2016 15:00:00 PM

I love a good ad. And I love when people take a good ad and place it somewhere they probably shouldn’t and the ad takes on a whole new meaning like …I always look to Tuxedo for my salvation …If you’re looking for your Daddy ….Or, if you’r > read more

Random Musings

09/08/2016 09:00:00 AM

I believe that you don’t have to ‘like’ everybody and that not everybody is gonna ‘like’ you. There are some people that I know that I just don’t care for, for whatever reason. > read more

Architecture Wednesday: Maina

09/07/2016 15:00:00 PM

The Maina tower-house, the remnants of an abandoned traditional settlement, sits atop the hill overlooking Greece’s Mani Peninsula, olive groves and the sea.The abandoned two-storey building dates from the 18th century and was cut off from the road > read more

ISBL Asshat of the Week: Homophobic Democrat S.J. Jung

09/07/2016 09:00:00 AM

I don’t know how many ISBL Asshat of the Week awards I’ve presented on this bloggy thing since I started, but it’s safe to say that most of the awards have gone to Hate Group leaders, rightwingnuts, Republicans, and those so-called “people of > read more


09/06/2016 15:00:00 PM

So Little Donny J. Trump, Jr. really took it to the Outer Limits last week with that Tweet that claims he and his sister, Ivanka, and brother, The Other One, are outsiders!Children Of Billionaires Are Outsiders? Next Maury!They’re self-entitled spo > read more

Bob Flournoy Is Marketing Anti-LGBT Hatred For Profit

09/06/2016 09:00:00 AM

I have often said that I would appreciate any business owner, florist shop, wedding venue, dressmaker, tuxedo rental, photographer, DJ, anyone, who has an issue with The Gays getting married to please post their thoughts and feelings in their windows > read more

Happy Labor Day

09/05/2016 08:00:00 AM

And since I won't be laboring, or belaboring my point, I am taking a Blog Holiday today. I'll belabor tomorrow .... > read more

The Funny Papers

09/04/2016 07:00:00 AM

Steve Breen, John Cole, Mike Smith, Clay Bennett, Dana Summers, Nick Anderson, Mike Luckovich, David Horsey, Jack Ohman > read more

A Musical Interlude ...

09/03/2016 08:00:00 AM

I wasn't in a Snark mood today ... and, No, I am not sick ... so I opted to post some of my favorite tunes .... some I haven't heard in years but they come rushing back to me from the first notes.Sidenote: the last one is where I got the name for thi > read more

I Didn't Say It ....

09/02/2016 09:00:00 AM

Joe Biden, on [t]Rump]s character or there caricature that is t]Rump:“If you ever talked about people like he does, I’m not joking, I really genuinely mean this..if you ever sat there and talked about how cool it was that John down the street ‘ > read more

Random Musings

09/01/2016 09:00:00 AM

Carlos is a procrastinator of > read more

Architecture Wednesday: Ah, Retirement

08/31/2016 15:00:00 PM

I’ve always told Carlos that when retirement comes — and it cannot come too soon — I’d like to settle in Merida, Mexico, near the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula … > read more

This Is Trans: Tracey Norman

08/31/2016 09:00:00 AM

It was way back in 1975 when Clairol > read more

ISBL Asshat of the Week: Maine’s Racist Republican Governor, Paul LePage

08/30/2016 09:00:00 AM

We’ve all been so caught up in the rantings of that racist, bigoted, carnival sideshow barking GOP nutjob Donald [t]Rump, that we almost, > read more

My Two Cents On Colin Kaepernick Staying Seated During The National Anthem

08/29/2016 06:30:00 AM

There are times you have to sit down to take a stand; Rosa Parks did it 1955 when she refused to give up her seat on that bus, and Colin > read more

The Funny Papers

08/28/2016 07:00:00 AM

Steve Benson, Randy Bish, Ed Hall, Bill Day, Nate Beeler, Nick Anderson, Jack Ohman, John Cole, Clay Bennett > read more

It's Snarkurday!

08/27/2016 08:00:00 AM

Little Tommy Cruise has stomped his platform shoes and halted production on the sixth … or sixtieth … > read more

A Gay Couple's Home Was Vandalized, And What The Neighbors Did Next Was Shocking

08/26/2016 14:30:00 PM

Shortly after the Orlando massacre, Cari and Lauri Ryding hung a Rainbow flag outside their home as a sign of solidarity. They had > read more

I Didn't Say It ...

08/26/2016 09:00:00 AM

Cher, on [t]Rump’s RNC promise to protect the LGBTQ community from the “oppression of a hateful foreign ideology”:“Oh come on. > read more

Random Musings

08/25/2016 09:00:00 AM

Last week > read more

Architecture Wednesday: Villa P

08/24/2016 15:00:00 PM

This house; it’s kind of impressive, no?Oh, that’s not it, that chalet-looking thing at the top; and it’s neither one of the buildings to the right or left. It’s that black scar slightly down the hill.The architect, > read more

Two More White Convicted Rapists Get Lenient Sentences

08/24/2016 09:00:00 AM

Back in June I wrote about rapist, > read more

An Open Letter To Bette Midler

08/23/2016 09:00:00 AM

Dear Bette,I adore you; I have from the first moment I saw you … dressed as a mermaid … in a wheelchair. I admire your brassiness, your boldness, your nerve; your verve. There are days when I want to be you, even if just for a moment.And I am a r > read more

A Letter From Jordan Anderson To The Man Who Once 'Owned' Him

08/22/2016 09:00:00 AM

You may not have heard of Jordan Anderson — I know I hadn’t — but his story is an interesting one.Jordan — sometimes spelled Jourdan — was born in 1825 in Tennessee and around the time he was seven or eight he was ‘sold’ to General Paul > read more

The Funny Papers

08/21/2016 07:00:00 AM

Glenn McCoy, Randy Bish, Clay Bennett, Mike Smith, Kevin Siers, Gary Varvel, Nick Anderson, Chris Britt, Steve Sack > read more

It's Snarkurday!

08/20/2016 08:00:00 AM

Our national nightmare is over … Johnny Depp and Amber Heard > read more

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