Monthly Archives: November 2016

Sunny wuss.

Sir Wilfrid is not amused. So, Justin Trudeau isn’t even attending the funeral of a rather important man who served as a pallbearer at his ol’ man’s funeral (and sat next to Jimmy Carter, to boot). This after actually saying … Continue reading

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A major WTF on Moroccan TV

A Moroccan TV channel is under fire, at home and abroad, for featuring a segment on how to cover up facial bruising caused by domestic violence. (Pro tip: “Use the yellow foundation, the white one lets the punch marks show … Continue reading

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Elián remembers Fidel

Elián González, who was returned to his father in Cuba after a drawn-out custody battle between the US government and his distant relatives in Miami, remembers how Fidel took him under his wing after he came back to Cuba. He … Continue reading

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Quotable: Mikhail Baryshnikov on walls and conformity

At the rate things are going, we might even see Misha yearning for the good ol’ days of Soviet Russia.

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Music for a Sunday: What will the Holy Father say?

This song has been on my mind a lot in the last couple of weeks. I first heard it in the documentary Llaguno Bridge: Keys to a Massacre, where it was covered by Venezuelan politician Maripili Hernández, with the lyrics … Continue reading

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638 failed murder attempts in Cuba

The full length documentary of the 638 (!!!) failed attempts on Fidel Castro’s life. What does it tell us? Well, besides that Fidel was incredibly clever (that’s a given) and at times just plain lucky (surprise!), it tells us a … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Two responses to Fidel’s passing

Courtesy of Mrs. Betty Bowers, who quips: “For those of you looking for a way to respond to Fidel Castro’s death, here are two examples. The first is popular with humans. The second is popular with parrots.” And if that … Continue reading

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History absolves Fidel at 90

I’ve been saying it for years: that Fidel Castro would live to be 100, and die thumbing his nose at Washington. I was only out by about 10 years: Last night, Fidel went marching on to victory. He was 90. … Continue reading

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Wankers of the Week: Black Friday White Fragility Special Snowflake Edition

Crappy weekend, everyone! And a very crappy Black Friday/US Thanksgiving to all you good folks who are belching turkey fumes as we speak. Hope none of you got trampled (or shot) by any sale-crazed psychos out there today. On the … Continue reading

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Justice for Jo Cox, but the media are still spineless

So, the piece of Brexit-shit who murdered a pro-Remain British MP is finally behind bars for life. He won’t be getting out ever. He is officially recognized as an incorrigible menace to society. That’s the good news here. The bad … Continue reading

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