Posts Tagged ‘Republicans’

In which The Gay Recluse becomes increasingly obsessed with birds. With the addition of Sarah Palin to the Republican ticket, the choice in the 2008 election is even more clear: it is those who embody the ethos of the city — the metropolis — versus the graceless, who are too afraid to doubt. We are […]

In which The Gay Recluse scores selected opinion pieces in The Times. Gail Collins/Pinochle Politics The Short Version: I’m bored with politics. In her words: “Setting aside six weeks of preparation for the Pennsylvania primary turns out to have been a little excessive.” Score: B- (Boring) We agree with Collins that the Democratic primary is […]

In which The Gay Recluse updates his informal but rather telling quantitative analysis of Modern Love, the weekly Style Section (of The Times) column in which openly gay writers almost never appear, and even less frequently describe a romantic relationship. This week’s piece: I Married a Republican: There, I Said It Subject: A (bland, suburban) […]

In which The Gay Recluse enjoys a game of “Would You Rather,” the elementary school game in which you must choose one of two offered alternatives and explain why. The Set-up: You are at the gym over lunch, about to get on to the treadmill for fifteen minutes when you realize — fucking-shit! — that […]