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I am – Hercules!! Last week I was talking about my favorite Letterman guests: Steve Martin, Bill Murray, Norm Macdonald, Albert Brooks, Vince Vaughn and Tom Hanks. They’re coming out of the woodwork as if to help Dave in his time of need. Martin and Vaughn were both on “Late Show” last week, and now we have word that Hanks is making tonight a surprise appearance, presumably to plug the 3D “Toy Story” rerelease. Scheduled guests tonight are superhot Sienna Miller (“G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra”) and comic Aziz Ansari (“Human Giant,” “Parks and Recreation”). UPDATE (WITH SPOILER!): We now have late word that the clip does not represent Hanks’ only appearance tonight! "The second one is even better," notes our source. 11:35 p.m. Tuesday. CBS.
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  • Oct. 13, 2009, 7:13 p.m. CST

    Interesting. . .

    by jtishere

    All guys.

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 7:58 p.m. CST

    I liked it!

    by iamnicksaicnsn

    Weird how no one else has posted here. Is it because it's not the first item in the Coaxial?

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 8:04 p.m. CST

    Uh this may be controversial

    by snowpuff

    But why is it so great that all these people are running to support a guy who had sex with women on his staff while he was dating his girlfriend (and possibly after he got married if you believe some reports).<br> <br> A few weeks ago celebrities were running to defend Roman Polanski, child rapist, and now they are defending a guy who cheated on his partner.<br> <br> Maybe celebrities aren't the best barometer of behavior??? I just think it's weird they're all rushing to support him. Maybe they're all worried about all the $%^&*@! shit they did coming out?

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 8:04 p.m. CST


    by J-Dizzle

    We're here for you. Just want to let you know that its perfectly fine to cheat on your wife with ugly chicks. Hell, Bill Clinton did it!

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 8:10 p.m. CST


    by Super Rabbi


  • Oct. 13, 2009, 8:15 p.m. CST

    Reading the title to this post I thought...

    by FlurryOfChocolateGlazedKrispyKremeDonuts

    ... he was gonna announce he'd been having sex with the male staffers, too... including Paul Schaffer. (Whew) Glad I was wrong.

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 8:31 p.m. CST

    "his time of need"? Oh boy...

    by YackBacker

    We've reached a new level of pathetic when being a multi-millionaire with your own show and an insignificant "side action" qualifies as an arduous set of circumstances. Pay no attention to real people in real need, let us obsess over a fortunate guy who got caught with his pants down. Now I know why folks hate America...

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 8:40 p.m. CST

    Did Hanks, Martin, Vaughn and Short visit Dave's wife?

    by snowpuff

    They must have, right? To console her?<br> <br> What, no?<br> <br> YackBacker is right. This is truly pathetic.

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 9:49 p.m. CST

    Has anyone asked Dave's Mom what she thinks

    by lockesbrokenleg

    of her son banging everyone?

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 10:06 p.m. CST


    by Hellbastardo

    How the fuck can you compare what Polanski did to what Letterman did? Not even close buddy

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 10:13 p.m. CST


    by malpaso

    Dave will take Hanks on vaca with him, like he did with the mistress(es).

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 10:32 p.m. CST


    by snowpuff

    I didn't compare them. I think you mean "How the fuck could you analogize what Polanski did to what Letterman did?"<br> <br> I'm not sure I did, but forget Polanski. The point is: why is it so great that all these people are running to support a guy who had sex with women on his staff while he was dating his girlfriend?

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 11:25 p.m. CST

    I love how people try to make such a big deal out of this...

    by Chewtoy

    "Is he a good steady boyfriend?" has never been on my checklist for deciding whether someone entertains me.

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 11:28 p.m. CST


    by supercowbell5THECOWBELLHASSPOKEN

    Get big ratings!!!!

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 11:50 p.m. CST


    by Incomplete Gamer

    What makes you think that these people are supporting the cheating issue? Have people already forgotten that he was the victim of blackmail? Perhaps they are supporting a friend who is going through a rough time, just like I would with one of my friends. If my buddy did something like this, I would stand by him ... even if I disagreed with what he did.

  • Oct. 13, 2009, 11:51 p.m. CST

    Oops .... @snowpuff

    by Incomplete Gamer

    Ack, I responded to the wrong name. Sorry Hellbastardo, I meant to address that to snowpuff.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 12:13 a.m. CST

    Fucking Pathetic

    by VitaminZ

    So Letterman spent the last 20 years cheating on his girlfriend and his eventual wife and mother of his son, and now he's a big victim who needs "help" from all his friends? What the fuck happened to decency? The asshole couldn't even manage a decent apology. Bad enough his show has been lame garbage for years, but now he gets rewarded for being an asshole in real life?

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 12:16 a.m. CST

    Oh he's a victim of blackmail? ALL IS FORGIVEN!!!!

    by supercowbell5THECOWBELLHASSPOKEN

    Cheat on your wife multiple times and it's ok BUT ONLY IF SOMEONE BLACKMAILS YOU!! Praise letterman!! Bless his little heart!!! He's a true hero to all people all over the world!

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 12:25 a.m. CST


    by Incomplete Gamer

    I didn't say all is forgiven. Standing by a friend is not the same as condoning what they have done. Nor does it make him a hero or any of the other sarcastic hyberbole you tried putting in my mouth. But the cheating stuff is between him and his wife, NOT his friends. If you don't like what he did, then by all means don't watch. However, he still has friends and they are going to stand by him ... even if they disagree with what he did. That's what compassion is. Nobody is saying you need to stand by him, but it's easy to understand why his friends would.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 12:33 a.m. CST

    His Friends

    by VitaminZ

    His friends can stand by him by talking to him if he wants to talk about his problems; they don't need to go on his show to help him (and his ratings) out. And for that matter, they don't need to cash in his temporarily higher post-controversy ratings by promoting their shit. And this is probably really going awesome with his wife. "Hey, turns out your husband and the father of your child has been cheating on you for 20 years. But it's cool because a bunch of other celebrities are rushing in to show the rest of the country what a hip, funny guy he still is!" Fucking sickening. I can't believe there are people gobbling this shit up.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 12:33 a.m. CST


    by Incomplete Gamer

    It sounds to me like what you want is for Letterman to lose all of his friends, get fired from his TV show, get a divorce, lose any visitation with his kid, never be allowed to have sex again and live the rest of his life alone and miserably. And I suspect that not even that would make you happy. That's fine, but should we also apply the same logic to you when you make a mistake? Nobody is perfect, so maybe we should make sure you can never work again if you do something wrong.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 12:36 a.m. CST

    @VitaminZ (Part 2)

    by Incomplete Gamer

    For what it's worth, I haven't watched Letterman in years ... so it's not like I even care who the guests are. But you (and a couple other people) are acting so over the top about something that, let's be honest, doesn't affect you in any way. Why not put some of this outrage towards something that might actually matter? If you don't like Letterman, then don't watch.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 12:49 a.m. CST


    by VitaminZ

    If it doesn't matter, why are you burning calories defending the guy. It's worth talking about because now there are people who think Letterman is hot shit now ("he has a special surprise tonight!") or a victim or courageous for coming clean (after 20 years). How fucked up is the entertainment business when he actually gets rewarded for this shit? He basically has his old friend celebrities rushing in to rehab his image. So I don't mean typing out a few sentences to say how shitty his whole act is now.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 1 a.m. CST

    Fuck Letterman.

    by LordEnigma

    He needs to take his sleezy ass.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 2:19 a.m. CST

    I like Dave, but Conan's got the class

    by American Mythos

    That's why I watch him. He brings more class to late night TV than any host since Johnny Carson. It's almost like Conan came AFTER his time, when classiness counted for something as a talk show host. But, nice guys finish last, and Conan's losing to Dave. I only hope the interest in Dave's sleaze will eventually level off, and class will win out in the end. I can only hope.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 3:01 a.m. CST

    The surprise is: He'll whip his dick out to the audience

    by TakingScorpiosCalls

    For more of that self depracating humor to ease his image.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 6:28 a.m. CST

    @Incomplete Gamer

    by snowpuff

    VitaminZ pretty much said it all, but I would point out that your entire focus is on Dave and not his wife. THE VICTIM. You are worried about Dave, his friends, his sex life, his visitation rights, compassion towards him...<br> <br> You never once wring your hands about his wife. Maybe having all these big celebrities running to salve his wounds ON NATIONAL TELEVISION (love how you say it's between him and his wife, lol) is like being punched in the face for his wife. Did Dave think of that? Did Dave say "gosh I should go on hiatus for a little while" in sensitivity to my wife? Fuck no.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 7:05 a.m. CST

    There are no saints in any of this

    by The McPoyle Clan

    Letterman dates his employees.<br><br>His longtime GF/wife used to be an employee<br><br>The blackmailer is twice-divorced and hard up for money<br><br>The assistant is an employee who cheats on her blackmailer BF with her ex, Letterman, and sets him and the whole thing off.<br><br>Carson? Didn't he joke about all his ex-wives? Not exactly respectful of the sanctity of marriage.<br><br>IOW, same old shit everyone does, except they're not in the spotlight or public figures.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 7:17 a.m. CST


    by American Mythos

    Of course Dave wouldn't go on hiatus. There's too much media to be made on this. I think a public person's private life is largely their own--save for cases of illegality--but Letterman is disgusting when he uses this for self-promotion, which is what he was doing the DAY AFTER it happened. I don't care if he apologizes to his wife or not and really means it or not (which he did apologize), but he's completely exploiting sleaze ball behavior in a cutesy 'oh gosh, did I do that' way that leaves him looking like a saint. Why doesn't he just drop it and move on? Why make it a part of his shtick every single night? Then again, we're talking about a guy who still thinks it's 1999. And it was that stale comedy that eventually left him ratings-prone to an unfunny asshole like Leno in the '90s. Hopefully Dave beats this controversy to death, like he beats absolutely everything to death, until people start changing the channel.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 8:50 a.m. CST

    Poor Dave

    by Philvis

    He used to be so funny. He was the only late night show I would watch in the 80's and first part of the 90's, but then he just stopped being funny. Lately with his political views taking top billing and now making a few extra bucks from his affair, what's there to like? I love how Hollywood comes rallying to his support like he had recently been kidnapped or lost a loved one. Hell, I'd rather watch Pat Sajak at this point in time!

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 9:16 a.m. CST

    The fact that Letterman got married this year

    by Burgundy82

    is the only leg these Palin-avenging idiots have to stand on. Sorry, you self-righteous twats, but cheating on your girlfriend ≠ cheating on your wife.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 11:28 a.m. CST

    Dammit Jim, I'm a doctor, not an aged Lothario!

    by Doctor_Leonard_McCoy

    I suppose this news would matter if Letterman was actually relevant anymore.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 11:28 a.m. CST

    Craig Ferguson is STILL more entertaining

    by j2talk

    by the way........... Am I the only person cynical enough to think that part of the reason Dave went public is that he was tired (even if most of it was negative) of Leno getting all the press?

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 11:31 a.m. CST


    by zacdilone

    The issue isn't Letterman cheating, it's Letterman's role as "boss," sleeping with the staff. We don't know the full extent of how that affected company politics and staff relations, and could have been a real abuse of power. And one other thing--you may want to see someone about your Palin obsession, because you may not have noticed you're the one who brought her up.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 11:56 a.m. CST

    The reason he went public, was

    by Chest_Rockwell

    he testified in front of the Grand Jury that day. If he didn't address it, it would have gotten out anyway. Sure, the GJ proceedings are "secret," but someone, a bailiff, a court reporter, etc. standing in the hallway, would see him going into the GJ room, and tell some newspaper/paparaz, that they saw David Letterman going into the GJ room, and it would be a big deal. By him going public with it, after the fact, he gets to keep it somewhat in his control.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 11:58 a.m. CST


    by HaterofCrap

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 11:59 a.m. CST

    Burgundy82, it's called "Sexual Harrassment"...

    by Immortal_Fish

    ...and it's unethical. That he was a scumbag to his "life partner" is just extra gravy.<P>I thought you liberal petunias were all for equal rights for women and against their objectification?

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 12:53 p.m. CST


    by American Mythos

    Conservatives aren't ones to talk about philandering being "extra gravy," not with your party's track record of courting young boys (Mark Foley ring a bell?), your House Speaker leading the effort to impeach Clinton while he himself was sleeping with a staff member and cheating on his wife (Gingrich ring a bell?), while one of your guys is taking wide stances in men's airport restrooms (in other words chasing dick while he's married), while Sen. Vitter of Louisiana is screwing prostitutes (and is even running for re-election in 2010), while Governor Sanford is "hiking the Appalachian Trail," and while Sen. John Ensign (R-NV) DID pay off his blackmailer after screwing the man's wife--while he himself is married. Your party has a laundry list of weird, sorted HBO-worthy sex scandals that make Democrats' sex scandals look like a cheap CBS soap opera.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 12:57 p.m. CST

    That said,

    by American Mythos

    it still needs to be investigated whether Letterman abused his power in seeking sex with his staffers.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 1:12 p.m. CST

    I dont care what Dave did! The only opinion that matters?

    by j2talk

    The ONLY opinion that matters? His WIFE'S

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 1:57 p.m. CST

    Dave will bury his wife in money to keep quiet.

    by The_Maltese_Vulcan

    That's why you will not hear her opinion.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 1:59 p.m. CST

    Vulcan- if he does?? so what?

    by j2talk

    again...i dont see why what dave did should matter to anyone but his wife and honestly i think the general public reaction show that most people dont care either

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 2:11 p.m. CST

    Women have such a backwards view

    by lockesbrokenleg

    They'll sue your ass even though it was consentuial. I'm sure Dave made that speech to save his ass because he knows women are fucking loony.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 2:12 p.m. CST

    time of need?

    by oscarmike

    are that full of it Herc? the man cheats on his wife with several women and we're suppose to feel sorry for him?

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 4:18 p.m. CST

    "Carson? Didn't he joke about all his ex-wives? Not exactly resp

    by TakingScorpiosCalls

    Joking about ex-wives aint' exactly the same thing as using a scandal to gain money on your own show.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 4:37 p.m. CST

    Herc sure does love Letterman

    by FlandersBum

    Personally I thought he was funny in the late 80s. Now he's just a bitter, angry old dude.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 4:45 p.m. CST

    Here's the deal:

    by realgambit

    People are NOT suppose to make a big deal out of husbands who cheat on their wives. The thing is, if a man has access to hot women at all times, like Dave does, he is SUPPOSED to bang them. It's damn near a law. It's understood that men NEED variety when it comes to women. A man should not be expected to bang one woman for the rest of his life. The wife he has now, is one lucky woman. She doesn't have to do anything but sit at home, sleep with her husband when he wants it, and spend his money. That's it. This weird kind of sex scandal media craze is way overboard in America. A husband NEEDS a mistress. A chick on the side. Whatever you wanna call it. UNDERSTAND!?

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 4:59 p.m. CST

    Johnny had more ex wives than Dave.

    by lockesbrokenleg

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 5:42 p.m. CST

    Having sex with an employee, per se,

    by irritable

    ... isn't sexual harassment, Immortal_Fish.<p> Sexual harassment is any form of sexually related behavior that the recipient doesn't want; and which in the circumstances, a reasonable person would have expected the recipient to be offended, humiliated or intimidated by.<p> So far, the evidence is that the women involved fully consented.<p> You might consider that a lapse of taste on their part, but that's another issue.

  • Oct. 14, 2009, 6:14 p.m. CST

    Sexual harassment?

    by Screwbini

    Irritable is correct that it isn't sexual harassment if the sex was consensual. Typically sexual harassment involves unwelcome sexually-related behaviors. However, Letterman could be accused of creating a hostile environment in which female staffers had reason to believe that sleeping with Dave would get them ahead or that those who had slept with Dave received preferential treatment. All of that would have to be proven of course, but it is possible that a case could be made. Still, that is a legal issue. On the moral front, I don't think any of us are qualified to judge. Dave's behavior in private life and how it could affect his marriage is between him and his wife. I'm sure that none of us are squeeky clean, least of all those hypocritical, lying-ass, family values right-wingers that keep crawling out of the woodwork. I would hope that Dave's wife has family and friends who are supporting her in what must be a very difficult time. And I certainly don't blame Dave's friends for supporting him either. Support from friends is not the same as having the behavior condoned. Too bad some of you self-righteous idiots can't seem to understand that.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 5:02 a.m. CST


    by ZooTrain

    So Letterman reveals that he's had consensual sex with members of his staff, and all of a sudden, the sensibilities of AICN talkbackers are offended? Really?

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 8:34 a.m. CST

    Just wondering...

    by Potatino

    Were any of the talkbackers here that seem to be so mad at letterman that they throw around terms like sexual harassment also mad at the horrible treatment that scriptgirl had (mainly in the talkbacks) during her brief stint on aicn? If so, then why wasn't there an outcry then? ... eh just wondering

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 11:19 a.m. CST


    by zacdilone

    You're kidding, right?

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 11:59 a.m. CST

    @ the guy who said men need variety...

    by Blue_Demon

    Yes, men are hardwired to screw everything that moves. That's what being male is. But there is a wide gulf between being a male and being a man. The man fights his nature. If he tells his girlfriend/wife every night that he loves her, then bangs others unknown to her, he's a scummy guy.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 1 p.m. CST

    Blue Demon

    by realgambit

    "The man fights his nature." Never heard that one before, that's a new way to insult guys who just enjoy getting laid I guess. Love. I think most people would agree that for men, love, has little to do with sex. Just because a man says he loves his wife, the mother of his kids, doesn't mean that he's a scumbag for "cheating." I'm serious about this. It really doesn't. A man provides for his family. He's not a scumbag if he gets some "release" at an asian massage parlor. :) It most other countries this is simply understood, no big deal, the standard. Americans are way too uptight about sex.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 2:10 p.m. CST

    American Mythos

    by Immortal_Fish

    "your party's track record of courting young boys (Mark Foley ring a bell?)"<P> Ah, yes, Mark Foley. The sexless sex scandal. Ever heard of Gerry Studds? He actually got away with what Mark Foley was never proven guilty of. Prefer a more recent example? How about Barack Obama’s Safe Schools Czar Kevin Jennings? Google is your friend.<P> "your House Speaker leading the effort to impeach Clinton while he himself was sleeping with a staff member"<P> One of your party's primary contenders last year slept around on his wife, a cancer victim, and even had a "love child" with her. Remember that Democrat paragon?<P> "while one of your guys is taking wide stances in men's airport"<P> Oh, yeah, I remember a bunch of Republicans wanting him to step down at the time. Not because he's homosexual as you people tried your best to convince yourselves, but because he broke the law.<P> "while Governor Sanford is hiking the Appalachian Trail"<P> Gov Sanford used tax dollars for his sexual escapades just like Gov David Patterson did.<P> "Your party has a laundry list of weird, sorted HBO-worthy sex scandals that make Democrats' sex scandals look like a cheap CBS soap opera."<P> You see differences where I see similarities. I find your sense of moral equivalency absolutely fascinating.<P> <P>And who said I'm a Republican? These days, they're way more like Democrats than conservatives. Which, incidentally, proves the very point you've made here, and for some reason you think I disagree with you. I'm already aware that Republican = Democrat, but thanks for pointing it out for me.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 2:34 p.m. CST

    j2talk, realgambit

    by Immortal_Fish

    So you guys think that Sanford, Ensign, and Vitter should be excused, right? I don't.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 2:35 p.m. CST

    irritable, Screwbini, re: Sexual Harassment

    by Immortal_Fish

    Screwbini, you've taken irritable's side here, but the content of your post echoes my opinion on the matter. If the case can be made -- and it will be attempted to be made, just you wait -- that this woman was led to believe that she would scale the company ladder as a result of having relations with Letterman, or come into some form of affluence as a result, or even that she suffered from some form of mental anguish from the whole ordeal, then it is sexual harassment.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 2:40 p.m. CST

    Potatino, re: ScriptGirl

    by Immortal_Fish

    "Were any of the talkbackers here that seem to be so mad at letterman that they throw around terms like sexual harassment also mad at the horrible treatment that scriptgirl had (mainly in the talkbacks) during her brief stint on aicn? If so, then why wasn't there an outcry then?"<P>I thought that overabundance of misogyny was a glittering example of liberal hypocrisy. The criticism was well-earned. The form of it was not.<P>I posted something to this affect in one of her earlier articles, but I can’t fault you for having missed a blip in those seas of left-wing hatred.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 3:12 p.m. CST

    Hannibal Lecter Collection: Manhunter but no Red Dragon?

    by Royston Lodge

    That seems silly.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 3:13 p.m. CST

    007 Boxed Sets always suck

    by Royston Lodge

    Two shitty movies and one good one. You're better off buying them one-by-one.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 3:17 p.m. CST

    Is it just me or is that CBS embed...

    by Royston Lodge

    ...the worst, slowest, choppiest video embed ever. I don't THINK it's my network that's running so slow, but that embed was unwatchable.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 3:37 p.m. CST


    by Blue_Demon

    I wasn't insulting guys who enjoy getting laid. I was insulting guys who cheat on their significant other.<p>"Getting some release at an Asian massage parlor?" Um...can't your wife/girlfriend give you the release you're needing?<p>"Americans are way too uptight about sex." I prefer to think that we may be more mature about it. Sticking it into anything that moves seems a bit too "drunk college student" to me. Control of your nature comes with maturity (or it should.)<p>The fact that you put the word "cheating" in quotation marks makes your views very clear. Please understand I'm not insulting you, in fact, I thank you for being honest.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 5:44 p.m. CST


    by TakingScorpiosCalls

    but who gives a shit right? a man needs many different pussy! it dont matta cuz he dont love any of them! the wife will understand! i'm sure the kids will grow to think "awh shizzz pops is a mad pussy magnet" <p> No, this is debauchery. realgambit, i'm hoping you're just in your 20s. And people wonder why there's so many divorces nowadays.

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 7:06 p.m. CST

    Well Blue Demon you're right...sort of.

    by realgambit

    I'll agree that maturity plays a part in a man's need for variety in regards to women. This is because as a man gets older, his testosterone levels drop. The older you get, the less you want to get laid. I bet Mr. Letterman is banging less chicks now then he was in his twenties. The main reason why there are so many divorces in this country, is because a large majority of people get married way too young. People who fall in love at 19 or 21 and get married, will most likely fall in love with 2 or 3 other people before they hit 30. But anyway, what the hell is my point here? I agree that mature men should strive to stay faithful and committed to their wives. However, I think you'll agree with me when I say that human beings who fight against their natural urges, will often times loose in the end. Yes?

  • Oct. 15, 2009, 7:40 p.m. CST

    I dunno, realgambit

    by Immortal_Fish

    We haven't all resorted to stripping down and beating each other over the head with clubs, so we've gotta be fighting our natural urges by some extent. Clearly, Dave has failed at that.<P>Have you ever been in a work environment where you had to deal with an HR department? I'm not trying to slam or belittle you here. Actually, it's a rhetorical question. Because, honestly, they'd have a field day with your point of view.<P>If HR is unfamiliar to you, then try and make your case at the local women's shelter. Trust me, before the night is thru, you'd find out what your own balls taste like.