Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed
- Dora The Explorer Matters To Boys
- Obama's first 100 days: A round up
- Deep Fried Skepticism Triumps Over Quackery
- Oz meltdown: Quiggin edition at John Quiggin
- Vaccine safety
- York: Obama Less Popular When You Exclude People Who Like Him
- Mr. DeMille, They're Ready For Their Closeups!
April 30, 2009 – Quote: ” When my boys watch and embrace Dora, they learn that masculinity is not the center of the universe even though so many things around them attempt to confirm this as a universal truth. It further becomes apparent to them that girls don’t all want to play dress up and mommy; they want to have adventures as well. “
April 30, 2009 – from Feministing
April 30, 2009 – a nice example of taking down a quack armed with nothing more than thorough preparation and polite persistent questioning
April 30, 2009 – A columnist on the Australian is reduced to quote-mining Quiggin to totally distort his meaning – classy
April 30, 2009 – a must read FAQ about claims from the anti-vax brigade
April 30, 2009 – the post title says it all
April 30, 2009 – Another jerk who thinks some people are realer Americans than others.
April 30, 2009 – One I missed last week – “They don’t get the fact that it is abnormal when people right out of college or business school can command more money than most people will ever see in their lifetimes.”