Monthly Archives: October 2015

Music for a Samhain: No-wanker-ween.

Sorry, folks, I’m kind of not feeling myself lately. So, in lieu of a wanklist, and in honor of the Witches’ New Year, how about some spooky music? First, that hairy-handed gent who ran amuck in Kent: And then…I don’t … Continue reading

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Sexism in India: a what-if scenario

A short film in which a casually sexist guy wakes up one morning…and gets a truly rude awakening when it comes to gender equality. What if guys…got treated the same way they treat girls? (And what if they got periods?)

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Early Argentine election results: Scioli for president, no runoff

Looks like the always fractious presidential elections of Argentina have given a decisive result this time around, with no need for a second ballot, at least where the nation’s top job is concerned. And the winner is… Daniel Scioli, the … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Let the drums do the talking

And with a pan-musical genius like Nik Kershaw behind ’em, they always have a lot to say: Yeah, tell me that these babies don’t speak YOUR language, too.

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Wankers of the Week: Muftimania!

Crappy weekend, everyone! Yes, I pulled it together, and pulled some wankers…well, not out of my hat, exactly, because they wouldn’t all fit in there. I just found these people all lying around, and lying their lying butts off. And … Continue reading

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A few random thoughts on the election

Well. That’s all over and done. It was a nailbiter for a while there. The dust has risen, and settled, and soon it will rise again. Let’s peer through that cloud while it’s still thin, shall we, and see what … Continue reading

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Na na na na. Na na na na. Hey hey hey. GOODBYE!

So, the media just called it for Justin Trudeau’s Liberals, and it does indeed smell very much like a majority. I’ll analyze the meaning of it all later. For now, I just want to dedicate this song to Stephen Fucking … Continue reading

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It’s Election Day in Canada. Do you know where YOUR vote is?

Yes, smartass, I know it’s in the ballot box. But really. Do you know where to make your mark? Having trouble deciding? Fine. I’ll help you narrow it down a bit. First off, NOT under the Conservatives. I don’t care … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: One night in late October…

Fair warning, folks, it’s about to get awful drunk out: This one goes out to all the Harperites hate-reading me and saying nothing. Probably because you all know that your boy is toast tomorrow, despite Robbo and Dougie promising to … Continue reading

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No wankapedia tonight. Sorry.

Got a lot of gardening and other housekeeping to do today, folks. So no Wankers of the Week THIS week, either. With any luck, things will be back more or less to normal next week. In the meantime, enjoy one … Continue reading

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