Monthly Archives: November 2013

Wankers of the Week: Planes, Trains, and Automoboobs

Crappy weekend, everyone! And crappy Amurrican Wanksgiving. I hope you’ve digested enough by now to be able to read this, and enjoy, because there were plenty of wanks given all week long. And here they are, in no particular order: … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Apropos of nothing

In case anyone forgot what day it really is.

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FEMEN protest in Berlin as prostitution law reforms loom

Five FEMEN members in Berlin chained themselves to the trademark “Berlin Bears” outside the entry to one of the city’s biggest bordellos yesterday. And as EMMA reports, this comes as the Bundestag debates what to do about Germany’s lax and … Continue reading

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An Ecuadorable win at the Bolivarian Games

The first family of Ecuador is a real bunch of overachievers. Not content to be the daughter of a smart, good-looking head of state, El Ecuadorable’s daughter is a leader in her own right…and in a difficult sport, at that: … Continue reading

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Spanish obscenity gets Chinese ideogram

Chinese translator Hai Cheng shows a new Chinese character, graphically depicting a nasty Spanish phrase. Not sure if this article is a joke or not: In a desperate attempt to adapt to Spanish culture and language, Chinese immigrants have found … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: You can have me

The title track off a very gorgeous album. This version’s a bit subdued, but otherwise faithful to the brilliant original.

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Wankers of the Week: WallyWorld’s Turkey Trot

Crappy weekend, everyone! Well, I guess you heard about WallyWorld, huh? They pay their employees so little that now they’re urging other employees to donate non-perishable food items for them. What do you bet that those canned and boxed foods … Continue reading

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Why the JFK assassination still matters today

It was 50 years ago today, and a few years before I was born. It happened in Dealey Plaza, Dallas — and it could happen again, anywhere, anytime. A president was shot and killed, and a state governor badly wounded. … Continue reading

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Rob Ford, the movie

Sorry for all the preponderance of Robbo lately, but I just had to post this: So much has been made lately about the resemblance between Robbo and the late Chris Farley (who shambled offstage before Robbo bumblefucked in from stage … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart does it again

Once more, here is why Jon Stewart is the king of late-night comedy, and why The Daily Show is better at reporting the news than the “real” news media are. Can I nominate HIM for mayor of Toronto?

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