Note: Removing anything that contains leavened bread (chametz) from the home is one of the traditions of Passover. (One that is occasionally missed in more “liberal” branches of Judaism) Beer contains barley, and fermentation and leavening are closely related. Which is why beer must be removed. But the video suggest pouring it down the drain. (Perhaps for lyrical reasons.) There are other ways to get rid of it. (Unless ‘drain’ is meant metaphorically.)
And there is Kosher for Passover beer (though according to the article, the first batch in 2000 years was made back in 2004.) The fact that it is ‘gluten-free’ creates an additional market for it year-round. The brewery has an interesting selection of beers .
The Dr. Susan Block Institute for the Erotic Arts & Sciences is an internationally renowned center for sex exploration, expression, education, investigation and therapy, founded by Susan M. Block, Ph.D. in 1991.
Here is a summary of the Purim story. (Written by Dr. Susan Block, a sex educator, author of “The Ten Commandments of Pleasure” and founder of The Dr. Susan Block Institute for the Erotic Arts and Sciences.
This shouldn’t be read by anyone under the age of 18, or anyone who at this point in my post
thinks they might be offended.
For those who attended a party tonight where the text was read — there are pictures that accompany the text online.
Update: Here’s how I looked last night, courtesy of Bob:
Sure, sure, many of you probably read about this yesterday, March 18th, 2008.
However, go back to the news stories and reread them. Yes. He died on March 19th. Today is March 19th. So he died today. You read about it yesterday. One of the greatest SF writers in history managed to do something all SF geeks dream about. His final act was one of time travel.
Oh sure, you can talk about time zones. And we did talk about time zones a few days ago in this comment thread. Still, it’s something.
(Well, except for the translation plugin so you can’t read this blog in French at the moment, or one of the other language options. But that’s a relatively minor issue. For me at least. If I have *any* regular readers out there who had been reading my blog in one of the foreign languages, despite what I assume was a pretty lousy translation, let me know, and I will work faster at restoring the plugin.)
It seems the original problem was merely 1 file that somehow mysteriously got deleted. That file has been recreated. However, we also now have the latest greatest version of WordPress/