PG Columnist Catherine Specter Continues to Demean Readers

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For the past two weeks, I haven't found anything worth commenting about in the Post-Gazette's “Just Ask Cat” column, a quasi-advice section penned by Catherine Specter.  Specter is the genetic mutation of Harriet Nelson and Carrie Bradshaw, minus the cool hair.  Why does it bother me so?  One need only turn to the back of […]

Best Pgh Restaurant Ever

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Thursday evening it was my turn to cook and I was feeling uninspired by the dismal pantry contents.  Well, actually I was at work and not remotely interested in preparing a meal.  So I proposed we dine out.  Luckily for us, the Post-Gazette's Munch had reviewed a great little South Side joint … Cambod-ican Kitchen.  […]

Hypocrites & bigots

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Some random notes…Rep. Randy Cunningham's loot came on the auction block last week. You remember Randy? The gentleman who ranted about the evils of gay people but then accepted bribes. The last time I checked, stealing was a big one in the ten commandments, but, uh…being gay …WAS NOT. Also, some observations about who might […]

Catherine Specter: Hypocrites Shouldn't Point Fingers

   This week, I found Catty's advice to be fairly benign.  She does still deliver a healthy dose of hypocrisy along with a rather nasty scratch at a reader.  Overall, she continues to fall far short of the bar set by the advice goddesses, Ann and Abby.  How much longer will the Post-Gazette force us to […]

Cat Specter: Good girls don't challenge racism

I'm not a fan of Catherine Specter's alleged advice column in the Post-Gazette.  In fact, I'm secretly convinced she was planted by the Mellon-Scaife contingent to subtly shift PG readers back to “when men were men and girls were girls.”  Her advice has mostly been ridiculous and demeaning. Today, however, she took herself to a […]

80ish Catholic Grammy Loves McIntire AND Correspondent

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Had dinner with my long-time friend Amy (27 years or so) and her adorable two-year old daughter last weekend.  She informed me that her 80ish grandmother had heard my “Lesbian Correspondent” segments on The Temporary John McIntire Show and was very pleased.  Apparently, Grammy is a big fan of both McIntire and Lynn Cullen.  Obviously […]

Lesbian Tagged

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Somewhat misleading title.  This is my first time being “tagged,” but since i love those little email questionnaire things, this seems fun. Four Jobs I’ve Had: 1. Foster Care Recruiter2. Special Projects Coordinator3. Lay Missioner4. Intern for Senator Rick Santorum Four Movies I Watch Over and Over Again: 1. A Family Affair2. When Harry Met […]

Mama, Its Thrifty Not Cheap

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This past November, we coughed up $25 to support the Homeless Cat Management Team's fundraiser (yes we feed feral cats) and came away with our very own Enjoy book.  I made a solemn vow that this would be our ticket out of the Olive Garden and into a bright local restaurant scene!  Then … bonus […]