Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed
- Forgetting Sarah Marshall: Superemosogynisticexpialadocious. If You Make a Film of It, It's Really Quite Atrocious!
- Swine flu: here we go again
- GUEST POST: HAVE YOU STOPPED KILLING YOUR SPOUSE?
- Sunday Sermon: Does morality come from in or outside?
- Weekly Feminist Reader
- Slipped through the cracks
- And Now for Something Completely Different…
- Seattle Weekly Furthers the Myth of Common False Rape Allegations
April 27, 2009 – Quote: “This woman is a plot device who exists specifically and entirely to show us that we are supposed to like Jason Segel’s character, and 99% of her narrative function could be performed by having cards pop up periodically on screen as in silent movies, like “A Clever Jest!” or “What a Likable Young Fellow!” They could have just had a big neon sign hanging over the screen that periodically flashed the words LAUGHTER or APPLAUSE, and then there would be no reason for Mila Kunis to be in this movie.”
April 27, 2009 – what to do and what not to do in a potential pandemic
April 27, 2009 – crunching some numbers
April 27, 2009 – Amanda brings together some interesting articles and studies
April 27, 2009 – links from Feministing
April 27, 2009 – links from Salon Broadsheet
April 26, 2009 – Yet another actual professional interrogator points out that torture doesn’t work any better than normal methods, and often backfired
April 26, 2009 – Quote: “actual false reports are usually not the “date rape” kind that are so regularly pointed to as acts of vengeance, but the kinds where the story mirrors that of a stranger jumping out of the bushes”