What happens when somebody who has little interest in politics, is generally uninformed about world events, and tends to forget about the more important parts of American history hosts a live chat session during the Republican National Convention? Well, find out on September 4, 2008, 7PM-9PM Pacific Time, when I—yes, I—will host Bamboo Nation's first-ever Freewheelin' Chat during John McCain's speech at the close of the convention. It won't be so scary if we all watch it together, so please join in on the discussion (or enter my chat room anonymously and witness the fun).
You can get more information or check to see if your browser is chat-compatible by clicking here. Just return to this site at the designated time, and click the link in the upper right-hand corner of this page—it's that easy!
I don't know how many people will actually be interested in doing this, so this is a pilot attempt, and I may very well end up being in that chat room alone except for one stalker in North Dakota who I will provide running commentary to. And cheap thrills, I suppose.
To whet your appetite, here's Bill Maher talking about that inexperienced, anti-choice, creationism-embracing hunter-woman who actually said: "A changing environment will affect Alaska more than any other state, because of our location. I'm not one though who would attribute it to being man-made." I guess the devil made it then. Okay, take it away, Bill: