Monthly Archives: June 2014

Brazilian women: beyond the media icons

Video in Portuguese (with Spanish subtitles — no English, sorry). And if the first thing that came into your head when you read “Brazilian women” was a blond supermodel, or a pair of muscular buttocks wiggling in a teeny bikini, … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: My head’s in a lion’s mouth

This song is just great on so many levels, combining the sunny sound of early ’60s British pop with country and blues elements, and a foretaste of the Who’s later record-breaking, high-decibel guitar whangs. It’s timeless and badass all at … Continue reading

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Wankers of the Week: Crappy World Pride!

Crappy weekend, everyone! And a crappy Pride Week to all my LGBT friends. Well, folks, the stoopid season is upon us like heat on a summer’s day. And I’ve got your thirty degrees of idiot right here: 1. Theresa Fucking … Continue reading

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Festive Left Friday Blogging: Happy 106th, Mr. President

Hard to believe this guy is already 106 years young. And that he’s been gone for the last 40 of them. But his memory lives on, and the Chilean internets are determined to keep it shining brightly: On the 106th … Continue reading

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Come see me eat nipples!

Y’okay. Now that we’ve got the silliness out of our systems (and the deliberately bad English translations of Bollywood dance numbers), let’s talk a bit about nipples. Perhaps you’ve seen the Tata Top, and heard of #FreeTheNipple? Yeah, boobs are … Continue reading

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A royal embarrassment for the ex-king of Spain?

Well, two, actually. Ingrid Sartiau and Albert Solá are their names. Both have reason to believe that their biological father is Juan Carlos de Borbón, better known as the former King Juan Carlos of Spain. And with the king’s abdication, … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Lord, I know it’s wrong…

…there you are.

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Wankers of the Week: Bummer Solstice

Crappy weekend, everyone! And a crappy summer solstice to one and all. It’s the longest day and shortest night of the year, and the wanks came fast and furious this week, folks, so let’s just get right down to ’em, … Continue reading

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Quotable: Ellen Page on feminism

Who’s afraid of the big bad F?

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A sign of the times in Spain

“Remember, tonight is the Borbón change. At two a.m., you have to turn your clocks back THREE CENTURIES.” And speaking of setbacks: What kind of coronation dinner is “standing-room-only tapas”? Some kind of cost-saver, no doubt. If you want REAL … Continue reading

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