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Why Humans Must Explore Space

Why Humans Must Explore Space
July 20, 2013
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Have you ever stopped to consider what might happen in space exploration if the Koch Machine had money riding on …Read the Rest

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David Brooks’ View of the Wild West Is (well) Stupid

David Brooks’ View of the Wild West Is (well) Stupid
July 17, 2013
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David Brooks had a recent article about the decline of the male.  It makes no sense at all.  Rather than …Read the Rest

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UPDATED: Is Opera Becoming Irrelevant?

UPDATED:  Is Opera Becoming Irrelevant?
July 14, 2013
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UPDATE:  The Pink Flamingo is quite accustomed to being criticized.  That’s the name of the game.  But, today, the anonymous …Read the Rest

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A Very Annoyed Pink Flamingo

A Very Annoyed Pink Flamingo
July 11, 2013
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I’m truly too annoyed to do a post today.  Right now I’m so ticked off with the world to even …Read the Rest

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Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Davy Jones

Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Davy Jones
July 9, 2013
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The entire Kaitlyn Hunt fiasco, about an 18 year old young woman having sex with a 14 year old girl …Read the Rest

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PART II: Pedophiles, Child Molesters & Predators – Muddy Waters

PART II: Pedophiles, Child Molesters & Predators – Muddy Waters
July 2, 2013
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Yesterday, I told my story, about what happened to me, in as much detail as I care to use.  I …Read the Rest

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PART I: Pedophiles, Child Molesters & Predators – My Story

PART I: Pedophiles, Child Molesters & Predators – My Story
July 1, 2013
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Is there a difference between a pedophile, child molester and a predator?  Until the whole #FreeKate uproar over Kate Hunt, …Read the Rest

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Kindness & Christ

Kindness & Christ
June 30, 2013
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Years ago, my mother had numerous friends who worked at a supermarket florist in Anderson, SC.  They were all gay, …Read the Rest

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Jamie Barton Wins Big!

Jamie Barton Wins Big!
June 25, 2013
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She developed a love for opera to rebel against her hippie parents. In the world of opera, superstars are rare.  …Read the Rest

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A Little Something for Sunday

A Little Something for Sunday
June 23, 2013
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One of The Pink Flamingo’s regular reads is a site called the King’s English.  I highly recommend it.  Based on …Read the Rest

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The Care & Feeding of Pedophiles

The Care & Feeding of Pedophiles
June 22, 2013
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“…Perpetrators often delude themselves into viewing their actions as helpful to children. They might tell themselves they are contributing to …Read the Rest

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Opera Outside of the US

Opera Outside of the US
June 21, 2013
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I’m on an opera binge. On Thursday, The Pink Flamingo complained about the lack of coverage of the Summer Olympics …Read the Rest

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Bucks for a Barihunk!

Bucks for a Barihunk!
June 16, 2013
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What happens when you put a total showman, part ham, part Mr. Entertainer, and all Barihunk, on stage?  Well, when …Read the Rest

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The Uncomfortable Truth About Being Overweight

The Uncomfortable Truth About Being Overweight
June 14, 2013
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The litany of my life includes the following: Lose five pounds and you can get those cute shoes you want. …Read the Rest

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A Bittersweet Birthday

A Bittersweet Birthday
June 11, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo’s father turns 89 today.  I don’t even know if he realizes that he has reached an age …Read the Rest

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Light Posting Today – Alzheimer’s Edition

Light Posting Today – Alzheimer’s Edition
May 29, 2013
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It’s been one of those days.  The Pink Flamingo has spent far too much time, lately, on this blasted blog.  …Read the Rest

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We the United Saps of America!

We the United Saps of America!
May 28, 2013
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Where are Kaithlyn Hunt’s high school friends, her life-time pals, buddies, BFFs, and why aren’t they defending her?  The silence …Read the Rest

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Opera, Historical Accuracy & Costuming

Opera, Historical Accuracy & Costuming
May 12, 2013
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I don’t know if I like the idea of Rigoletto being put into the 1950s and Las Vegas, with a …Read the Rest

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I Hate Sweet Tea

I Hate Sweet Tea
May 8, 2013
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It is The Pink Flamingo’s considered opinion that Sweet Tea is going to bring about the downfall of civilization as …Read the Rest

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Don’t Sell My Stuff

Don’t Sell My Stuff
May 7, 2013
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If you’ve not heard the story, Kobe Bryant’s mother is planning to auction his stuff.  He’s mad.  She’s claiming he …Read the Rest

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Alzheimer’s, Compassion, and Brain Dead Stupidity

Alzheimer’s, Compassion, and Brain Dead Stupidity
May 5, 2013
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Life is a funny thing.  Just when you think everything is going great, something happens and destroys that illusion.  This …Read the Rest

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Left Hack, Right Hack, GWB & Honesty

Left Hack, Right Hack, GWB & Honesty
April 26, 2013
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During the dedication of the GWB library, The Pink Flamingo realized that I was there, as a fan and supporter …Read the Rest

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Rest in Peace: Doc Holiday

Rest in Peace:  Doc Holiday
April 20, 2013
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At approximately 1:40AM this morning, my beloved Doc Holiday died. At least I had her home, and I had my …Read the Rest

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Writing, Science, Ethics & Rejection

Writing, Science, Ethics & Rejection
April 15, 2013
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This is an abbreviated post.  There is a major fire near The Pink Flamingo.  This is all the time I …Read the Rest

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PART II: The Reality of the Really Nasty “Christian” Right

PART II: The Reality of the Really Nasty “Christian” Right
April 13, 2013
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“…”MSNBC’s Martin Bashir suggested that Republican senators need to have a member of their families killed for them to support …Read the Rest

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The GOP Betrays Its Legacy of National Security

The GOP Betrays Its Legacy of National Security
April 10, 2013
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I guess The Pink Flamingo won’t be seeing anything really cool like the Thunderbirds any time soon.  Last year, I …Read the Rest

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Confessions of a Baritone Junkie: When Critics Strike

Confessions of a Baritone Junkie:  When Critics Strike
April 1, 2013
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I confess, The Pink Flamingo is a baritone junkie – make that a Barihunk Junkie!  I love my baritones and …Read the Rest

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He Lives

He Lives
March 31, 2013
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During the past year or so, The Pink Flamingo has taken to not doing the usual blog pile-on with holidays, …Read the Rest

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Hating Fat People the Fat People Stink Edition

Hating Fat People the Fat People Stink Edition
March 29, 2013
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Something sent me over the edge of reason today.  I read an article that ‘obese’ people don’t smell the same …Read the Rest

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The Bachmann Politics of Alzheimer’s

The Bachmann Politics of Alzheimer’s
March 17, 2013
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The Pink Flamingo thinks that Michele Bachmann is an idiot.  She and the tea parties are a perfect fit, a …Read the Rest

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