Lest some colleague accuse me of burying the lede, here it is up front: I'm leaving Truthdig.
The feminist, socialist, hilarious writer, who also goes by the name Penny Red, has this smart and comic reading of the "Fifty Shades" brouhaha.
The notoriously horrible yet best-selling book is infinitely more entertaining when read by Nell McCafferty.
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, who is resigning from office amid scandal, has an opportunity to put a positive spin (for some) on his exit.
You may have heard that gay marriage is legal, for now, deep in the heart of Dixie. Redneck News' own Jeremy Todd Addaway reports that, outside of the squirrel population, Alabama is pretty much the same.