Shhh! I'm eavesdropping! Here's the favourite bits I've heard today:
"Come and touch it, Dave"
-- New York Knicks player Eddy Curry, according to a sexual harrassment suit issued by his former chauffeur David Kuchinsky
"I favor legalizing same-sex marriages, and would fight efforts to prohibit such marriages"
-- Barack Obama, from a 1996 interview when he was apparently a much bolder man
"Sparky, where's Satan?"
-- unnamed owner of the most righteous dog ever:
"And you should definitely shave that goatee because it looks just horrible"
-- unnamed drunken woman at a party, trying to chat up Brad Pitt
"It's like blackface to me...it's a continuing Hollywood minstrel
show, co-opting queer stories and perversely building up the careers of
these heterosexual bastards with the plumage of effeminacies, that they
can wear this plumage of effeminacies without having to really be
-- singer Antony Hegarty, on the movie "Milk"
"What could have been the crowning pinnacle of gay culture, basically sounds like two wasps in a biscuit tin"
-- 'Glitter for Brains' blogger Lee Binding
, on the cover of ABBA
's "The Winner Takes It All" by Kylie and Danii Minogue
. "Listen if you can bear it," he says:
Whoa. Shake it off, shake it off. Here, this'll help...
"Decisions are made and not bought/But I thought this wouldn't hurt a lot"
-- lyrics from the awesome MGMT song "Kids" and its Pet Shop Boys remix I can't stop playing:
"You could even ask for references"
-- Sun Media columnist Eileen Argyris, on the "good reasons" for polygamy
"I am tired of seeing ministers who will preach homophobia by day, and
then after they’re preaching, when the lights are off, they go cruising
-- Rev. Al Sharpton, dropping the hammer at the Atlanta launch of the Alliance of Affirming Faith-Based Organizations. By coincidence, I'll have more on this theme tomorrow...