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Punch Drunk Love

During the holiday madness, I find it best to find a balance between non-sober moments and some rather sobering ones.

For the latter, I recommend catching up on your reading. In particular, Michael Pollan’s very good essay, “Our Decrepit Food Factories” in last Sunday’s Times Magazine. It lays out the ramifications of the use of antibiotics in factory farming. This is one way to sober up—really quickly.

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Stereolab: One band you'll definitely find at Camino.

I’ve no doubt that you faithful Hot List readers have been on the edge of your seats, waiting with baited breath to see the results of the Great Mix-Off © of 2007. The reason I know this, of course, is that one of you—one of you who goes by the name of “Pocket Rocket” and clearly has a vested interest in the results of this contest—commented as much on my first blog entry.

Conquering Long Distance

by The 4-Way Panel

Dear 4-Way,

What's Your Number, Part 4

by The 4-Way Panel

Dear 4-Way,

Do you think it’s a good idea to find out how many sexual partners the person you’re dating has had? If the answer is “yes,” when in the relationship is the best time to ask?—LL 

 Jody   The gay woman’s perspective: Jody Fischer

What's Your Number, Part 3

by The 4-Way Panel

Dear 4-Way,

Do you think it’s a good idea to find out how many sexual partners the person you’re dating has had? If the answer is “yes,” when in the relationship is the best time to ask?—LL

Chris    The straight man’s perspective: Chris Kennedy

What's Your Number, Part 2

by The 4-Way Panel

Dear 4-Way,

Do you think it’s a good idea to find out how many sexual partners the person you’re dating has had? If the answer is “yes,” when in the relationship is the best time to ask?—LL

Rebecca    The straight woman’s perspective: Rebecca Brown

What’s Your Number?

by The 4-Way Panel

Dear 4-Way,

Do you think it’s a good idea to find out how many sexual partners the person you’re dating has had? If the answer is “yes,” when in the relationship is the best time to ask?—LL

Darren    The gay man’s perspective: Darren Maddox
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