Category Archives: Merry Old England

Bananas.

Q. How stupid are Brexit voters’ reasons for voting Brexit? A. THIS stupid. “It was bananas what did it for you?” Yes, really. Bananas — one straight one — apparently convinced this woman to throw her vote away on an … Continue reading

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Heroes for Today: Seb Dance, MEP

So, this happened in the EuroParliament. Nigel Fucking Farage, while wearing his “Trump” lapel pin and pontificating his arse off, got punked by a quietly badass guy with a sign: That guy is Seb Dance, a British Labour MEP. He … Continue reading

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The PeeOTUS.

So, last night, THIS happened. The whole world found out that Der Drumpf…is really, REALLY into pee-pee: Nice choice of highlighter colors there, eh? Yeah, I’ve got a million juvenile jokes on the brain today, just like everyone else who’s … 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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Music for a Sunday: An alternative to a classic

Can you believe that Queen actually recorded this? It sounds very conventional for the times…which is to say, very un-Queen. But still, it’s not bad!

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Gang of foreigners sexually assaults German woman at Oktoberfest

A few representative pictures of what goes on at Oktoberfest besides eating, drinking and being merry. The hill in these shots is locally known as “Der Kotzhügel” — literally, “Barf Hill”. You can guess why. I knew it, I knew … Continue reading

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No use trying to “Lean In” — the pay gap is real

Welp, looks like one more sexist canard just bit the dust. When even the Torygraph is reporting this, you KNOW the gender gap in pay is real…and it’s the product of rampant sexism: The research, from the University of Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Clip ‘n’ Save: A short history of European Union referenda

Next time someone says Brexit will be binding, it might be a good idea to show them this: And please, do enjoy all the spluttering that ensues.

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Headline Howler: A big fail from the Daily Mail

I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted a Headline Howler (so many to choose from, LE SIGH), but today, I saw this future classic on Remi Kanazi’s Facebook page: Dear Daily Fail: I am a timid gardener. … Continue reading

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A “loner”? Hardly.

Tommy Mair…not alone, unfortunately. As much as the media and the right might be trying to spin Jo Cox’s assassin as a “loner”, a different portrait of the pro-EU British MP’s killer is already emerging. And it shows that while … Continue reading

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