‘Sweet Transvestite’ (And how IS Tim Curry doing these days, anyway?).

OK, I’m putting this up for two reasons.  One, it’s a fun song.  Which is enough.

Sweet TransvestiteThe Rocky Horror Picture Show – Original Soundtrack

Second: Tim Curry had a stroke in either 2012 or 2013, and I haven’t heard a word about him or how he’s been doing since. That’s maybe a little odd? …I think. I mean, I don’t want to intrude or anything.

“Police seize painting of Vladimir Putin in a negligee.”

I got nothing, sorry.

Police seized a painting of Russia’s president and prime minister in women’s underwear from a gallery in St Petersburg, saying the satirical display had broken unspecified laws.

The painting showed President Vladimir Putin wearing a tight-fitting slip and brushing the hair of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who is wearing knickers and a bra.

…Wait, that’s a lie: I figure that if we do end up blowing things up in Syria we’re going to first do a few things to kiss up to the regime that’s can’t bear to see their proto-Little Father be shown as a sweet transvestite*. We wouldn’t actually have to kiss up – the Cold War ended twenty years ago, and well, we won – but we’d still be going to. I’d respect the President’s decision to be so unilateral in his foreign policy decisions, except that I’m pretty much convinced that it’s due to fundamental incompetence on Barack Obama’s part.


I’m going to have to show the painting, aren’t I?

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