Need to vent? Larvatus Prodeo has posted another in our irregular series of Open Condemnation threads (these are non-stoush threads, meant to amuse, OK?). My favourite so far: I condemn snooty MSM op-ed types that couldn’t think for themselves if someone belted them around the ears with an originality stick. – Possum Comitatus Go forth and add to the loud… Read more →
A big assortment of pictures, video, and reading today.
Summer in Sydney – I can relate. Share this post? Related posts: Thursday Cheezburger: Defence Mechanisms Thursday Cheezburger: Kidlit Characters Thursday Cheezburger Meta-Cat-Macro: LOLOLOL
Facebook asked to pull Scrabulous. In other news, the fossilised remains of a R.O.U.S. have been discovered in Uruguay. Image Source: CNN In other other news, CNN seems to have sacked all employees with a smidgen of grammatical nous. H/T to some mates on a private mailing list. Crossposted at Larvatus Prodeo Share this post? Related posts: Twitter is TEOTWAWKI:… Read more →
Courtesy of The Worst Of Perth blog, which today warns us to beware of amateur signwriters: Share this post? No related posts.
Har. Which Alice in Wonderland character are YOU?created with QuizFarm.com You scored as Cheshire Cat You scored the Cheshire Cat! You are quite a cheerful sort although you can be very cheeky to others. You like to stir up trouble and confuse people with your nonsense talk, although you do give sound advice in the end. Cheshire Cat 75% The… Read more →
Just a bit of fun, yer ‘onor. Every now and then I feel the urge to “play the Troll card” or “play the Bored card” on certain discussion threads i.e. point out that another commentor has grown tedious in one way or another. Because the ways in which commentors wax tedious are not all that varied (indeed that is a… Read more →
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The comment autospamulatron we use at Hoyden About Town is Akismet. As of right now, it is reporting: “Akismet has caught 99,993 spam for you since you first installed it.” I figure that we’ll hit the 100,000 mark sometime within the next few hours, so I thought I would share a song of praise for this little piece of digital… Read more →
Spoiler warning: post and comments thread may contain spoilers for BSG through Season Three and the Razor movie. I’ve been pondering the feministicity or otherwise of Battlestar Galactica (the new version). I started making a list. Of course, it’s not as simple as the “feminist or not?” in the post title. (Is anything, ever?) It’s an extraordinarily complex show, and… Read more →
Har. Hoyden About Town is now top of the pops in a Google Australia search for naughty girls. Update 26 Dec 07: we’re now second in a worldwide googlesearch for naughty little girls. Share this post? Related posts: Google Autocomplete Poetry Google Street View: American National Parks Question OTD: What makes for a blog that excites you? Sunday Neato: Earth-bowls
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So, how’s everybody else doing? I’m panicking. Cards, gifts, decluttering – I’m behind on all of it. Today I have to drastically trim the rampant “La Nina summer” foliage in the garden (tomorrow is the fortnightly Green Waste collection that our wonderful Greens-heavy council introduced a few years ago) and deal with a beehive that seems to have found a… Read more →
Despite my misgivings about the whole lifestyle TV phenomenon and the renovation cult, as largely being driven by our good friend consumerism rather than any true aesthetic sense, I have to put in a good word for the women who dig holes on these shows, hoydens one and all. As a keen gardening hoyden myself, it’s an excellent thing to… Read more →