Month: January 2009
Belated Whoydensday Quickhit: “The Next Doctor” on Australian screens
This Sunday! Finally those who haven’t yet caught up with the 2008 Doctor Who Christmas Special (overseas while on hols etc) can discuss it with the rest of us (spoilers ahoy in this earlier post).
Invocation and Benediction: Call and Response?
When I first heard Rick Warren had been honoured with the invocation at the inauguration of president Barack Obama, all I felt was a wave of abhorrence and disgust, and I was in good company.
Today’s Special Snowflake
OMG, can someone please hand me my pearls and fainting couch.
We’re having a live Presidential Inauguration chat session here, from 12:30 am Perth time (GMT +9). Come and join in!
The Inauguration Will Be LiveBlogChatted
Edit 20 Jan: Just bumping this up as a reminder. Are there any more regular/known-to-me Hoydenizens willing to be added as panellists? The upside, for you, is that your comments will be put through to the liveblogchat window immediately. The downside is that I’ll ask you to help with approving guest comments through. If you can only be there for part of it, that’s fine too.
Frontless shoes: The worst of all worlds
In the interest of completing our schedule of Ridiculous–Shoes blogging, I just wanted to show you these shoes. I do feel sorry for the model’s poor toes, which look battered and bruised, probably from whatever other ridiculous shoes she’s been in.
Blokes calling out blokes: Tommy on Celebrity Big Brother UK
The sixth season of Celebrity Big Brother UK is underway.
Rapper, self-confessed “shit-stirrer”, and supremely annoying fuckknuckle Coolio, who has been engaged in a prolonged campaign of sexual harassment against Ben and Michelle, is the one getting on my wick the most.
Blokes calling out blokes: “Butterbodies” on Spike TV
[Left to right: Drew Barrymore, Tyra Banks, and Sara Ramirez.]
After airing those Douchebag oTY contestants, here are some mad props – to an unlikely sort of crowd, the commentariat at Spike TV.
Cool Science: Carnivorous sea squirt and ocean spiders
A join Australian/US research expedition has discovered a multitude of new deep-sea species in the Tasman Fracture Zone, southwest of Tasmania. The 30 cm sea spiders I could do without knowing about, but check out some of the other marine life they’ve photographed with their submersible robot.