Month: February 2007

Denounce the ancestors

In the States, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is being smeared because of the religious beliefs of his great-grandfather and great-great-grandfather, both polygamous Mormons in the fashion of their time, well before the Mormon Church and the State of Utah… Read More ›

You’d flinch too

if Christopher Walken did all his scenes with you after eating three cloves of garlic every morning. This is how Walken manages to make his fellow actors so tense around him that on screen he appears to exude palpable menace,… Read More ›


Sex, Sexuality, Sexual/Gender Stereotypes: Cristy’s post at LP on the American Psychological Association’s report on the emotional harm caused by immersion in a culture of sexualised representations of girls. (also at her own blog) Anna’s post at LP on another… Read More ›


Spare me. Michelle Malkin patting some hack on the back for doing a search and replace on a few paragraphs from the of a George Orwell essay, doing the usual strip-the-context bait and switch, as if he has made some… Read More ›