One of the most rapidly proliferating genres on the Internet is "slash" fictionfans fantasizing romances or erotic encounters between their favorite characters, such as The X Files' Mulder and Scully, Star Trek's Kirk and Spock, or even (you sick bastards) Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie. But the oddest one we've found is devoted to a love that dare not speak its name betweenyou guessed itSen. John Kerry and his presidential running mate Sen. John Edwards. (Their touchy-feely stump appearances have only stoked the fire.) Until right-wing pundits devise some Bush/Cheney slash in the name of bipartisan smutat which point we intend to vomitwe'd like to suggest subjects for future slash. Send examples to email@example.com, and we'll run them on our Web site.
♦ Hannity and Colmes.
♦ Rick and Bubba.
♦ Big & Rich.
♦ Michael Kerstetter and Maria Salas.
♦ Buck Dozier and Harold White.
♦ The Gore girls and the Bush twins.
♦ Neil Orne and Heather Bennett.
♦ Bill Hall and Rudy Kalis.
♦ Pedro Garcia and Larry Brinton.
♦ Bill O'Reilly and a goat.
♦ Snowbird and Shotgun Red.
♦ Mayor Bill Purcell and Patrick Willard.
♦ Wynonna Judd and Cledus T. Judd.
♦ Sen. Bill Frist and Rick Santorum.
♦ Tracy Gershon and, hell, anybody.
♦ Vince Gill and Amy Grant.
♦ Frankenberry and Count Chocula.
♦ James and the Giant Peach.
♦ Carl P. Mayfield.