I was a little excited when Tama Leaver mentioned the other day that Joss Whedon’s new project, a musical miniseries called “Dr Horrible’s Singalong Blog“, was going to be a free internet-only premiere. “An experiment in models of distribution and… Read More ›
Ben had a Bad Day: Schadenfreude and the Big Brother Australia “Big Sting” farce
So who caught Big Brother: The Big Sting last night? The show that went to air could have been edited to half the size, but it was still comedy gold for anyone keen on a bit of Ben-and-Rory schadenfreude. For… Read More ›
The difference between satire and “satire” in political humour
I’d like to compare and contrast two political images, both of which inspired comment wank. The first is from the Western Suburbs Weekly . The second is a Bush macro from Pundit Kitchen . The Bush macro is is classic… Read More ›
Target, and Lauredhel’s Toy-Catalogue Annex of the Bechdel Test
I finally got around to reading the bumper Target Toy Sale catalogue.
And it’s just as pinkly sickening as you’d expect.
I just watched a bunch of kids at a school holidays kids’ club playing a tipping/tagging game – the one where originally there’s only a single “it”, but as they tag others to become “it” they all have to hold… Read More ›