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Mon Jul 1, 2013, 10:01 AM

Tom Tomorrow: Triumph!



Daily Kos Link: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/07/01/1219786/-Triumph

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Reply Tom Tomorrow: Triumph! (Original post)
Hissyspit Jul 2013 OP
burnodo Jul 2013 #1
truth2power Jul 2013 #2
spooky3 Jul 2013 #5
truth2power Jul 2013 #9
awoke_in_2003 Jul 2013 #14
Iwillnevergiveup Jul 2013 #3
Cirque du So-What Jul 2013 #4
starroute Jul 2013 #6
Cirque du So-What Jul 2013 #7
Hissyspit Jul 2013 #8
burnodo Jul 2013 #17
nxylas Jul 2013 #10
Skittles Jul 2013 #11
ZombieHorde Jul 2013 #12
Heywood J Jul 2013 #16
ZombieHorde Jul 2013 #18
Hissyspit Jul 2013 #13
Kurovski Jul 2013 #15

Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 10:09 AM

1. K & R

 

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 10:18 AM

2. That last panel cracked me up!...

"Charmed" "Moo".

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Response to truth2power (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 11:33 AM

5. That Toasty is HOT!

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Response to spooky3 (Reply #5)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 12:24 PM

9. Pun intended..

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Response to spooky3 (Reply #5)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 07:30 PM

14. DUzy. nt

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 10:22 AM

3. Tom Yesterday

Tom Today, Tom Tomorrow, Tom Forever!

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 11:24 AM

4. More excellence from Mr. Tomorrow

One thing, though: I can't identify the gentleman in the first panel between Rachel Maddow and George Takei. I'm assuming that he's a celebrity.

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Response to starroute (Reply #6)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 11:47 AM

7. Thanks

I'm familiar with Dan Savage, although I can't recall ever having seen him in any media appearance. His inclusion in Tom Tomorrow's strip makes perfect sense, however.

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Response to Cirque du So-What (Reply #7)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 12:22 PM

8. Dan Savage: "The First Gay Celebrity"

http://blog.seattlepi.com/thebigblog/2012/10/17/dan-savage-book-calls-him-first-gay-celebrity

The popular advice column Savage Love, long authored by Seattle’s own Dan Savage, started out as a joke.

That’s what the New York Times’ Mark Oppenheimer tells us in his new e-book titled “Dan Savage: The First Gay Celebrity.” He detailed the story in a preview piece for Salon.com.

An excerpt:

“At the beginning, it was going to be a joke,” Savage tells me, when I visit him in Seattle. Our day-long conversation has moved from his office at the Stranger, where he sits at Ann Landers’ old desk, which he bought at auction, to the cafe in the back of the Elliott Bay Book Co., a Seattle institution where other customers nod at Savage hopefully, hoping he will recognize them. “We weren’t getting paid. I was going to do this as a lark for a few months then move back to Berlin” — where he had been living with his boyfriend. In the first column, the readers’ letters were written by colleagues at the Stranger, and they all began with the jokey address “Hey, fa**ot.” That was the last time fellow staffers had to write the letters; soon there was steady mail from readers, who picked up on Savage’s preferred salutation.

Oppenheimer’s book points out that Savage was openly gay from the beginning, unlike celebrities such as Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres. It’s available for purchase for $2.99 on Amazon or $1.99 via ganxy.com. (There’s also a chapter-long preview available.)

Savage was often on Olbermann:




http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Savage

senator from Pennsylvania, made comments to a reporter comparing homosexual sex to bestiality and incest in 2003, Savage assailed Santorum in his column. Later, he sponsored a contest that led to the term santorum being used to refer to "the frothy mixture of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes a byproduct of anal sex". Savage set up a website to spread the definition. In 2010, Savage offered to remove his website if Rick Santorum would agree to donate US$5 million to a gay rights group. The organization, Freedom to Marry, advocates on behalf of same-sex marriage in the United States. Savage told Mother Jones in 2010, "If Rick Santorum wants to make a $5 million donation to Freedom to Marry, I will take it down. Interest starts accruing now."

- snip -

Savage strongly supported the war in Iraq in the pages of The Stranger in October 2002. By the time of the U.S. invasion in March 2003, however, he had somewhat softened his argument.

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Response to Cirque du So-What (Reply #7)

Tue Jul 2, 2013, 07:39 AM

17. He's been a regular guest of Bill Maher

 

He was one of those "real reporters" he had on

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Response to starroute (Reply #6)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 12:55 PM

10. Savage himself just tweeted (retweeted by TT)

"Is there a higher honor than representing the gay conspiracy in @tomtomorrow's 'This Modern World'? No! There is not!"

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Response to starroute (Reply #6)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 03:06 PM

11. aw I LOVES me some Dan Savage

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 03:06 PM

12. I am so glad toasters and cows can finally sign legal documents. nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #12)

Tue Jul 2, 2013, 07:33 AM

16. Although the toaster keeps burning the image of Jesus and Mary into them... (NT)

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Response to Heywood J (Reply #16)

Tue Jul 2, 2013, 11:07 AM

18. Ha! nt

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Mon Jul 1, 2013, 05:56 PM

13. Kick nt

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Tue Jul 2, 2013, 03:44 AM

15. I suspect she got that toaster for goin' the way of Sappho.

Husband my eye!

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