Month: March 2010

Let’s Dance

A US lawyer says a lesbian student who sued a Mississippi school over its policy banning same-sex prom dates can bring her girlfriend to a privately sponsored dance. The dance is not the school prom, that is still cancelled, it… Read More ›

The Daily Mail song

Most of you probably know about the UK right-wing middle-class-white-grievance-pandering newspaper the Daily Mail, aka the Daily Fail and a variety of other nicknames. Dan & Dan Films made a song about it.

Politics vs Policy: how superficial gamesmanship steals our future

This should be shaping up as the real issue in the upcoming Federal election – for both the PM and the Leader of the opposition. What do either of them really offer for the future of Australia? Sadly, how would we know, when the media encourages both of them to “win the week’s news headlines” instead of pushing for bigger goals and the comprehensive plans to make them happen?

Otterday! And Open Thread.

Today’s Otterday, snapped at the Edinburgh Zoo, comes from lukedor on flickr. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off… Read More ›

Disturbing Strokes

I’ve long known theoretically how easy it is to make a scene feel totally different simply by changing the soundtrack, but that’s a really effective demonstration.