Austin Rhodes

The Best? The Worst? The Internet!

The Best? The Worst? The Internet!

In terms of gender, the internet has to be a woman. (Women being perhaps the only other “thing” in the universe that has brought me absolute delight and absolute disgust, in the same day, the same hour, the same moment.) It is the single greatest, and the single worst, invention in my lifetime. Your favorite […]

The Mayor’s Rude Awakening

The Mayor’s Rude Awakening

Dear Mr. Mayor: Rough week, huh? You found out the hard way that no matter what “deals or arrangements” you have with your fellow elected officials, if you don’t have those discussions in the light of day, and hopefully in front of lots of witnesses (and reporters), you might as well not bother having them. […]

Real Conservatives Are Not Scared of Gay Marriage

Real Conservatives Are Not Scared of Gay Marriage

Despite the best efforts of a few dinosaurs, it appears the federal courts will soon be bulldozing the last restrictions on same-sex marriage in America. Alabama’s restrictions will soon be history, and you better believe Georgia’s won’t be far behind. I got over my misguided objections a while back, and officially announced it in this […]