2024-06-22 2:42 AM

Anything But Straight: Extremist Makeover

In 2001, David Bianco was at the pinnacle of his career in GLBT journalism. He was the founder of Q Syndicate, a content provider for gay media, and wrote, “Past Out,” a widely distributed GLBT history column. He was also the author of, “Gay Essentials: Facts for Your Queer Brain.”

The Peak Oil Crisis: Transiting to Transit

With crude oil now above $120 a barrel and threatening to go higher, it is clear that our preferred and convenient means of going places, our car, the airplane and the rental car soon are going to be parked because they will be too expensive to operate.

The Peak Oil Crisis: Catenaries and Pantographs

As the availability of liquid fuels dwindles, those supplies that remain will be increasingly allocated to uses for which there are no readily available substitutes — such as powering aircraft and ships. Electric power for land vehicles appears to be the most realistic option for the present. Cellulosic biofuels may come to power some share […]

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

The House passed an economic stimulus package this week. The deal, brokered by Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader Boehner, in concert with President Bush, provides a timely, temporary and targeted boost to the U.S. economy in order to avoid a looming recession or lessen its impact.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

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Jennifer Balkan, Michael Arcieri and Lee Dunsmore Principle Gallery (208 King St, Alexandria, Va.) 703-739-9326 or see www.principlegallery.com. Principle Gallery, at first blush, looks like the tiny source of non-threatening art you'd expect to find in Old Town Alexandria. Then again, it is almost literally in the shadow of the Torpedo Factory, so maybe we […]

Northern Virginia Art Beat

Jennifer Balkan, Michael Arcieri and Lee Dunsmore Principle Gallery (208 King St, Alexandria, Va.) 703-739-9326 or see www.principlegallery.com.

Re-Picking Splinters

From time to time in this space I chide certain teams, players and even members of the media. Sometimes the issues change or new developments come to light, so to be fair, I thought I'd take a look back at some of my columns from earlier in the year and see if my opinion needs […]

Anything But Straight: Obama

The Obama campaign hit a sour note when it chose to woo African American voters in South Carolina this weekend with a gospel concert featuring virulently homophobic and "ex-gay" gospel crooner Donnie McClurkin.