From an interview by Louis B. Hobson of the Calgary Sun, Sunday, January 26, 1997: Mirren warns that people shouldn’t confuse her with the stately and staid characters she often plays. “I’ve always been a bit of a wild thing… Read More ›
Month: August 2007
Linkation: Broken trust, Hammer time, and dino shoes.
Some weekend reading for you: ABC News: “Doctor criticises Indigenous child health checks” Maningrida doctor Paul Burgess says the checks, part of the Federal Government’s intervention into Indigenous child sex abuse, are being carried out by inexperienced doctors who know… Read More ›
Feminism Friday snarkfest: “See what you made us do?”
A Christian white male junior college student launches into a tirade about feminism, in a stomach-churning expansion of the “Now see what you made me do?” principle. “What about a pole dancer mother?” Highlights and translations: … but the point… Read More ›
Another invisible mother
In “Motherless birthing, and the one-way street of obstetric ‘choice’ “, I talked about a news story in which the hero was the person “delivering” the baby on a plane, and the mother was invisible. Well, here’s another one. [image… Read More ›
Oh yeah, hit that strawfeminist harder, she’s still standing up
Men’s News Daily is at it again. They are totally twisting the important part of Jessica’s post, so in the quote below I’ll helpfully hightlight it for you in boldface. If you read the whole post and the comments, you’ll… Read More ›
“I don’t even recognise this country any more”
I was going to write about the latest bit of blackhearted Howard government jackbootery regarding the indigenous population of the NT, but Pavlov’s Cat has already said everything I would have said much more eloquently.
Wednesday Wow: The Wild!
Another photo from the Wow! image pool on Flickr.
Hippo birdie two ewes
It’s my good friend ohmykozy’s birthday tomorrow (and mine as well). She was out tonight, as was I, watching the eclipse (separately). She took her jazzy camera along, and if you click on the thumbnail below you can have a… Read More ›
“The sensible maiden will, like the wise virgin, fill her lamp with oil before the bridegroom cometh.”
Here’s my original post introducing the 1905 Ladies’ Handbook of Home Treatment. Thanks for all your chapter requests! I offered you a glimpse of Chapter One: here’s the whole thing, for your edification, chortleification, and irritation. The one thing that… Read More ›
100%. I repeat, ONE HUNDRED PERCENT! Can’t you read? ………. oh. wait.
I’ve blogged on the “partnership” between the International Breastmilk Project and for-profit human-milk-mining pharmaceutical company Prolacta before. To catch up: Feed the wo-orld”¦ one baby, anyhow. Salon’s “Milk Money”: media scrutiny of the IBMP-Prolacta partnership Milking it in California and… Read More ›