Headlines Du Jour ► Friday, November 29, 2013

While you were lolling around in your tryptophan-induced stupour the Not Now Silly news team was busy — as busy as it has ever been. They were busy creeping and crawling through the innertubes with just one task: Bring back only the most scrumptious Headlines Du Jour.

TODAY IN LGBT NEWS:

Dinesh Bhugra: Psychiatry needs a broader focus
The
first gay president of the World Psychiatric Association wants a
radical rethink of mental
illness and for the profession to apologise
for the harm it has inflicted on gay people and women

World’s top psychiatrist comes out, promises stand on ‘gay cures’
New
head of World Psychiatric Association has come out as gay, demanded

action in countries where homosexuality is treated as an illness


FOX NEWS IN THE NEWS:

This Fox News interview with Richard Simmons
is the greatest thing to ever happen on cable TV

WRITERS CORNER:

Unpublished J.D. Salinger stories ‘leaked’ online
‘The Ocean Full of Bowling Balls,’ ‘Paula’ and
‘Birthday Boy’ surface against the late author’s wishes.

Unpacking the Writer – Continued

Farce Au Pain ► The Soft Launch

Farce au Pain © 2013, Headly Westerfield

YOU DON’T NEED A WEATHERMAN TO KNOW WHICH WAY THE WIND BLOWS:

Cape Breton amateur weather man is a viral video star

FREE THE WEED:

Pot-smoking Mountie can’t smoke in uniform, RCMP says
Cpl. Ron Francis legally smokes marijuana daily
while on duty to treat post-traumatic stress disorder

CRACK CORNER:

‘Merka’s greatest documentarian, Ken Burns, tackles the Rob Ford Story

FROM OUTER SPACE:

Did comet ISON flame out on its trip around the sun?

Comet ISON leaves a mystery behind as it goes around the sun

A Timeline Of Comet ISON’s Dangerous Journey

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About Headly Westerfield

Calling himself “A liberally progressive, sarcastically cynical, iconoclastic polymath,” Headly Westerfield has been a professional writer all his adult life.

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