Category Archives: Artsy-Fartsy Culture Stuff

Stupid Sex Tricks: The way to a neo-Nazi’s heart is…

…through his, um, well, YOU know… Yeah, THAT’ll work. Did any of these guys actually get laid as a result of their little stroll through Charlottesville, where nobody wanted them? Most likely not. If anything, they got laughed at…right before … Continue reading

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Daddy Yankee throws a snit over Venezuela

Ay, Dios mío. What have we here? Yes, that was Madurito, having a little harmless fun with a pop song in advance of the elections for the Constituent Assembly, which will be convened to rewrite the Venezuelan constitution, in response … Continue reading

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On (re-)reading The Handmaid’s Tale: A few random thoughts

The first time I read The Handmaid’s Tale, I was in university…and I didn’t understand it at all. To be fair, I was probably about 19 or 20. The book was just a couple of years old, a major bestseller … Continue reading

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Quotable: Robert Burns on women’s rights

More relevant now than ever. Happy Robert Burns Night, all bards and Scotsfolks!

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Did the CIA “cuckold” Gabriel García Márquez?

According to author Joel Whitney (interviewed here by David Pakman), oh yeah they did. And Gabo, a close friend of Fidel Castro, was not impressed: BTW, the CIA’s lit-mag funding program has been an open secret for some time now. … Continue reading

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White guy defends other white guy against evil natives. Film at 11!

Meet Konrad Yakabuski. Konrad has an awful beef against all the pesky non-white people ganging up on white people who claim non-white ancestry and make big bank and get critical acclaim by writing books about non-white people, from the viewpoint … Continue reading

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The Drumpfenproletariat strikes again…

Well, looky here. The Mencken Prophecy has fulfilled itself yet again. Last time it was Dubya and his “Get a Brain Morans”. This time, it’s Der Drumpf…and his little Drumpflings from the Drumpfenproletariat, harassing a completely innocent playhouse in Canada: … Continue reading

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Bare breasts and burkinis: The hypocrisies of Manuel Valls and France

“Liberty Guiding the People”, by Eugène Delacroix, 1830. This image has been often conflated with that of Marianne, an allegorical figure representing the French Republic, who is typically not shown with bare breasts. And she has also been misused recently … Continue reading

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When Pánfilo met Obama

One of Cuba’s leading funnymen had a visit from another funny man recently. Here’s what happened, according to Habana Linda: Cuban humorist Luis Silva, better known as Pánfilo, had a telephone conversation on March 18 with Barack Obama. Today, by … Continue reading

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The Nobodies

Los Nadies [The Nobodies] (2012) from Laura Saenger on Vimeo. Sorry I’m too tired/busy to post any original material lately, folks. But soon…soon.

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