The problem appears to now be resolved: so should I stick with this look for the blog or revert to the previous theme?
Month: August 2010
WTF, YouTube? Documentaries about rape victims are not Unsafe Content
I don’t expect to be confronted with suggested videos with rape fetish titles in the sidebar when I go to look at a trailer for a documentary about rape victims. How the hell can your system not have been tweaked to prevent shit like this happening?
Gratuitous Pratchett Appreciation thread: Crivens!
In honour of Pterry’s latest Discworld® Witches book, I Shall Wear Midnight (A Tiffany Aching Novel). Official release date September 2nd in the UK.
It’s Carnival Time! Submit your August feminist posts now.
As Chally says at the Down Under Feminists Carnival site, it’s Carnival time!:
It’s almost the end of August…
Quicklink: Catch Princess Cabaret if you can #edfringe
I feel bad for not promoting this weeks ago for any Hoydenizens planning to see some Edinburgh Fringe Festival shows this year – there’s only three more shows of Princess Cabaret left to go.
Otterday! And Open Thread.
Today’s Asian small-clawed otters are jumping for joy in anticipation of a meal. Via the L.A. Times. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything… Read More ›
Femmostroppo Reader – August 27, 2010
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed-reader.What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.
This morning’s sunrise
It was even rosier and purtier when I first went out to bring in the bins, but by the time I’d grabbed the camera the clouds had gone this pale tangerine shade.
Quicklink: Antony Green on constitutional realities
…”with neither side having gained a majority in their own right, the murky world of government formation under our system of unwritten constitutional conventions has been exposed to the light”…
How to wrangle a new paradigm
I’m particularly intrigued by the growing hysteria echoing out of Murdoch’s media outlets. Dealing with independents who aren’t pavlovian in their response to the media’s narratives must come as something of a shock.