08:28 - 16 April, 2005
This is a fascinating few tidbits I thought I'd pass along.
And if you share the Doc's taste in books, the groundhog was wrong: summer has arrived early. Way early. In fact, you might want to book a mid-March weekend at a Cancun hotel and order up a copy of David Brock's "Blinded by the Right" from your favorite e-tailer right now. The Doc managed to score a copy of Brock's provocative eye-opener just days before it hits stores (that's next Tuesday, for those of you with a preference for those quaint neighborhood shops like Barnes & Noble).
The Doc gives his guarantee that the book is 100% as entertaining as it is revelatory about the inner workings of the hard right smear machine.
Drudge picked me up at a friend's house in the Hollywood Hills in his red Geo Metro, arriving with an impressive bouquet of yellow roses. Jesus, I thought, Drudge thinks we're going on a date. After dinner at the famed West Hollywood restaurant Dan Tana's, he suggested we go bar hopping along the gay strip on Santa Monica Boulevard, which Drudge navigated like a pro. ... (Six months hence, I received the following e-mail message from Drudge, under the subject heading "XXX." Drudge wrote: "Laura [Ingraham] spreading stuff about you and me being fuck buddies. I should only be so lucky. ")
Baldwin-Drudge spat may lead to lawsuit
"He said, 'Do you have any Tabasco sauce?... I want to drizzle it all over you,'" claimed Baldwin. Drudge, however, claims that the two have never met. Drudge says the comments are actionable as far as his lawyer is concerned, but has held off on filing suit as he doubted the actor was worth suing. "Does Alec have any cash left to collect damages?" Drudge said. Drudge's riposte was reported on the Post's Page Six, whose editor, Richard Johnson, has issued a standing challenge to fight Baldwin "anytime, anywhere