Monthly Archives: September 2013

Stupid Sex Tricks: How NOT to spice up your relationship

From Gawker, we have this little item: Authorities in the Ukranian city of Zaporizhia say the 41-year-old man and his thirtysomething girlfriend “failed to overcome their natural passion…and wanted to experience an extreme sensation near the railroad tracks.” While in … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Summer leaves are gone…

All good things come to an end, but this stellar incarnation of the great Canadian band ended much too soon. Ron Tabak is still sadly missed here.

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Wankers of the Week: Bigotoni

Crappy weekend, everyone! And welcome to my humble kitchen, where we serve up cranks, wanks and shit sandwiches by the tanks, every week on Saturday Night. And this week’s menu, in no particular order, consists of the following: 1. Don … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Evo goes epic

Evo was at the UN this week, and not only did he pose for this iconic shot, he gave them quite an earful. Please disregard the idiotic comment section on that article and just enjoy the show, okay?

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An open letter to David Gilmour, plus a partial reading list

Dear David Gilmour: May I call you Dave? Because, by your own admission, you’re not really a prof, seeing as you don’t have a Ph.D. and your “teaching” experience comes courtesy of TV, that not-at-all-superficial-or-unidimensional medium that makes everybody feel … Continue reading

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Islamophobia in Britain: some dirty little facts and figures

Remember my post from two days ago, in which I took on Islamophobia in its “feminist” guise (note the quotes, there for a reason)? Well, here’s the real nub of that issue. As you can see, it was never really … Continue reading

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Quotable: Katha Pollitt on the Ten Commandments

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Oh look, another ignorant white woman has an opinion!

So I was scrolling through my Facebook feed this morning, when up pops this. Yet another ignorant white woman who is strangely offended by Muslim women just being themselves and minding their own damn business. Let’s take her argument point … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Demeter sadly walks the land…

…the dying grasses in Her hand. Happy Mabon to all!

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Submissive? HA!

In case you ever get to thinking that all Middle Eastern Muslim women are hopelessly under the thumb of men just because they wear veils, this video from an Egyptian TV program should prove instructive: The interviewer, Riham Said, “agrees” … Continue reading

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