Monthly Archives: August 2014

Music for a Sunday: What I did today

Okay, I didn’t dance to the Euro-beat; I just jumped in the pool and rediscovered juvenile idiocy and general fun, including the never-gets-old challenge of touching that white thingie at the very bottom of the deep end. And turning flips … Continue reading

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Wankers of the Week: The Other Ice Bucket Challenge

Crappy weekend, everyone! Have you all done the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for research into Lou Gehrig’s disease yet? No? Well, don’t worry. I may not have your hundred dollars, but I got your ice-cold showers right here, … Continue reading

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ISIS is a Goddess; ISIL is shit. Literally.

Aliaa Elmahdy and a Swedish friend show ISIL what they really think of their world-domination plans. Story from EMMA: For this symbolic protest, they risk their lives: An Egyptian and a Swede menstruate and shit on the flag of the … Continue reading

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Dear men: Nobody owes you “pretty”.

Nope, nobody. Not even these totally imaginary ladies. Yes, kiddies, it’s that time again. Time for another anti-boner note to the menz from your ol’ Auntie Bina. So, this US senator decided to share with us the stupid shit that … Continue reading

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The Gazan Ice Bucket Challenge

Palestinian journalist Ayman al-Aloul presents a new variation on the ALS fundraising gimmick. One without water, ice, or even money involved. All you have to do is live in a war zone full of pulverized wreckage, and you too can … Continue reading

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And now, for a Very Important Message…

…from a very self-righteously indignant dude: Uh, dude? That’s not a fedora, that’s a trilby. Get your hats straight! And if you’re that irrationally angry about a silly little hat (which, I note, you’re not wearing very well either — … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Like a rock…

…I’m gonna roll over you: A wonderfully action-packed, underrated Moody Blues classic with slick mid-80s production values that somehow manage not to sound dated, especially when cranked. You can also hear it in The Karate Kid II, in the background … Continue reading

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Wankers of the Week: Robin Williams Memorial Edition

Crappy weekend, everyone! This week’s wankapedia is dedicated to the immortal Robin Williams — not because he was a wanker himself (furthest thing from it!), but because he inspired me to spot the ironies and idiocies of the wankers all … Continue reading

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Lebensborn, Israeli style?

Nazi officers overseeing the baptism of a baby of the Lebensborn program. Germany, 1936. Photographer unknown. Source: German Bundesarchiv, via Wikimedia Commons. That not-so-fine line between “Never Again” and “It’s not fascism when WE do it!” just got blurred yet … Continue reading

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A Children’s Treasury of Wingnuttia

I don’t know what’s funnier…the fact that there’s a book for kids on the “virtues” of open carry, that it’s “frequently bought together” with other forgettable trashery like Raising Boys Feminists Will Hate, or these Amazon.com reviews for it: Yes … Continue reading

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