Femmostroppo Reader 2013-02-23

If you follow me on Twitter, you may have already seen these items of interest encountered recently in my feed-reader or via twitter (please consider following some of the bloggers/tweeters). What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links or pithy observations in comments. Shameless self-promotion entirely welcome!


  1. CLASSIC RT @pseudomorph: So apparently Gillard should stand aside for the good of the Liberal Party.

  2. Facebook And Taxes http://bit.ly/XiRGut  at Echidne of the Snakes

  3. The curious case of Reeva Steenkamp’s boyfriend http://bit.ly/VFIIJR  by @sesmithwrites at #TigerBeatdown

  4. Crommunist: New required reading: Confessions of a former misogynist http://bit.ly/Xg6gQb 

  5. I’ve backed a lot of Kickstarters, but this is one of my faves: The People’s E-Book, a free online ebook-creator: http://kck.st/Tiv78S 

  6. Much as we agree with the sentiment it should be “a horrendous” RT @DuncanNRoss: @guardianstyle “Cameron is an horrendous PM” your thoughts?

  7. Why Russia’s culture of dashboard cams was uniquely suited to capturing the meteor. http://www.businessinsider.com/why-russian-drivers-have-dash-cams-2012-12 … via @marklittlenews

  8. WTF?! by what def. of “consensual”?! RT @SunnyClifford Really?!? Cops call low-IQ gang sex assault case ‘consensual’http://soc.li/K9AVAhN 

  9. Ha! “It’s their/our way of using Twitter.” | In Twitterspace No-one Can (Actually) Hear You Scream from @AusVotes2013 http://wp.me/p2YeRx-9P 

  10. @aimee_maree Also “If you *can* put an axe through it, it’s hardware – if you *want* to put an axe through it, it’s software”

  11. Agree. Agree. Agree. RT @PPDaley: Since when did the Liberal Party become a credible commentator On Labor leadership? Bizarre.

  12. RT @nswpolice: The more people who share this, the less chance the scam has of working. http://fb.me/1WKqVPubl

  13. RT @michaelianblack: Pay the people who write for you. RT @ariannahuff “no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty”


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