Monthly Archives: February 2016

Music for a Sunday: It’s the freakiest show…

…but the film is a saddening bore: David Bowie, asking a musical question which I suspect is rhetorical, seeing as it has yet to be answered definitively by science. And, given the context, I’d say it’s really whether there’s life … Continue reading

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Wankers of the Week: The Shit Awards

Crappy weekend, everyone! In honor of this past week’s Brit Awards (and in lieu of any more exciting theme presenting itself for this week), today’s wankapedia will be known as the Shit Awards. And with no further ado, in no … Continue reading

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Animals vs. Der Donald

Cute cats, daffy dogs, and a majestic eagle all agree: Donald Trump is a piece of shit and must be stopped. Oh, and that orangutan in Borneo? He’s still waiting to get his pelt back off Der Donald’s head.

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Dear racists: No, seriously, you can shut up NOW.

Pardon me while I let my girl Drew speak to exactly how I feel about what I’m about to share with you all: Ahem. Now then… A group of refugee women in Germany wrote the following open letter, which illustrates … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Justin Trudeau vs. McGill University

Oh, snap. On a day when the House of Commons voted overwhelmingly to criminalize peaceful protests against an apartheid regime, a university took a popular stand against its most prominent alum. That’s gotta hurt!

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Music for a Sunday: Ain’t gonna play Sun City!

First up, a little question: Who remembers South Africa? And what was going on there that needed to be abolished? Since our lovely new Liberal government has decided to support an apartheid regime in Israel, and considers nonviolent protests against … Continue reading

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Wankers of the Week: Antonin Scalia memorial edition

Crappy weekend, everyone! And a very crappy farewell to Antonin Fucking Scalia, wanker emeritus, who has figured so often on this list, ding dong. It’s not goodbye, Tony…it’s VAFFANCULO. Remember that? Women, minorities, and LGBT people sure do, because it … Continue reading

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Dear racists: You can all shut up now.

A Syrian demonstrating against sexism, in Germany last month. Turns out he’s more representative of his people than the image of them that’s been making the rounds of racist talking head shows. The cold hard facts, from the UK Independent: … Continue reading

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Ezra Levant, boy reporter

Good gawd, what a head-spinning day it’s been. First the Reich Wing soiled its collective diaper because Rachel Notley had the good sense to ban Ezra Levant from the Alberta provincial press gallery. Which is actually fair play, because he’s … Continue reading

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“Bernie Bros” pwn Libertarian presidential candidate

Yes, I know this is half an hour long. And it’s over 6 weeks old, too. But you’ll get a chuckle out of it just from the first five minutes alone: The number of times that smug flibbertigibbertarian’s face falls … Continue reading

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