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By tigtog on February 8, 2011
It’s to honour Jules Verne. Interactive steampunk ahoy!
By tigtog on February 7, 2011
She wrote all about it, which means I don’t have to!
By tigtog on February 5, 2011
[TW: rape culture] Don’t know about it yet? You’re lucky. Here’s a timeline. Geek Feminism and Shakesville have multiple posts on how Penny Arcade fucked up not so much with just(!) an insensitive rape joke in their webcomic, but with their mockingly dismissive responses (and how that played into their fans’ responses) to people’s objections to that webcomic.
By tigtog on February 4, 2011
Hundreds have already been killed and the violence is escalating. Let your people get on with it without you and your mates. You are not needed.
By tigtog on February 3, 2011
Via Possum at Pollytics, I have been made aware that Caroline Overington and other people who work for the Oz’s Media Diary think that problems with devastating cyclones and killer heatwaves have been given too much attention, presumably since not enough people have died from them.
By Mary on February 3, 2011
The NSW Coalition has said they will not attempt to reverse the introduction of ethics classes in Special Religious Education time this year. Classes begin this term.
By Mindy on January 31, 2011
“Generation Y losing ‘female’ skills” It must be a slow news day. Horror of horrors Generation Y women are losing the skills their mothers and grandmothers apparently took for granted. In case you didn’t know, all women of the baby boomer and older generations were goddesses of cooking, sewing, ironing and all other housework related […]
By tigtog on January 30, 2011
Of course someone’s already created a nifty Davos/Davros graphic to match my pernicious brane’s wilful conflation. My faith in cyberspace is vindicated.
By tigtog on January 28, 2011
What if, every time a woman was called fat, she laughed?
So tweeted Margot Magowan to sum up the awesomeness that was Kim Clijsters this week.
By tigtog on January 28, 2011
Who knew that advocating for single mothers to be NOT shamed and for their children to be adequately supported by society was tantamount to claiming that single motherhood was “the most advanced, liberating experience on the planet akin to putting a man on the moon”?
By Mindy on January 25, 2011
I really should listen to my good friend and work colleague who tells me not to watch Sunrise because it makes me angry. But as I was watching the tennis last night, that was the program on this morning when I flicked on the TV to see how long it had taken Nadal to defeat […]
By Jo Tamar on January 24, 2011
Because I’m pretty sure I’ve already won our game of bingo.
By tigtog on January 23, 2011
Yes, Andrew: a pdf labelled ‘Chapter 4′ is never ever going to be the “whole report” now, is it? So perhaps your pronouncement that “not once did it mention floods” was rather courageous (in the Sir Humphrey sense) on your part.