Some Youtube ponderings. (With a tip of the hat to Neatorama.) Puking on TV Here is a clip from a Swedish game show. The host suddenly vomits in a middle of a sentence, then jumps back up with a smile… Read More ›
Month: September 2007
Lost Clown writes about a woman in the UK who within a few weeks has moved from happily anticipating the birth of her baby to anguish over the prospect that she may never get to hold her child: Social Services… Read More ›
Atticus has “Secret police inquiry a whitewash” at Larvatus Prodeo Here is the unsurprising conclusion of the investigation into badgeless APEC cops: Police commissioner Andrew Scipione ordered an internal inquiry by the Professional Standards Command, which found there were real… Read More ›
Songvids of femininity and masculinity: “Women’s Work” and “vogue_300”
Femcon ’07 opened with a Feminist Show & Tell session. [Cut for images of sexualised violence. The images are taken from mainstream entertainment, but could be triggering.]
Continuing the quest for non-misogynist pornography
Cracking post from Amanda Marcotte at Pandagon: Even the porn out there that strives to be non-misogynist gets called “alt” porn, which is basically a label indicating that porn that’s about getting off to sex instead of getting off to… Read More ›
Now there’s a story arc
Last night’s Dr Who 3rd season finale and the future story of Captain Jack. There be spoilers ahead. If you haven’t seen the episode you really don’t want to click the link if you hate surprises being ruined.
Looks so innocent, doesn’t it?
Image Source: originally uploaded by gramarye, aka The Crotchety Gardener This skink’s cousin just murdered a moth in my garden. I’d never thought of them as especially effective predators, although I’ve certainly seem them fighting each other and even several… Read More ›
Friday Hoyden: Krista Scott-Dixon
Today’s Hoyden is courtesy of guest poster “Dita”, who is otherwise A. Lurker (and who occasionally sneaks up on me in Facebook). “Dita” lives and studies on the west coast of the USA. (~ tigtog) ____________________________________________________________ Now you’re probably scratching… Read More ›
I’m putting this behind the cut so that the prank doesn’t get noticed before it’s had its full allocation of LOLZ.
Slices of Google, from the Buoyant Honed Two
Anagrams Because the cool kids at Shapely Prose are doing it, I went and anagrammed Hoyden About Town. Some of my favourites, a selection that I think reflects the spirit of our bloggy duo: You Wanton Hotbed! Dab Honey Onto… Read More ›