Gender essentialism at its best.
Month: September 2011
Friday Hoyden: Emilia
In Othello, it is Emilia, unfortunate wife of the villainous Iago, who delivers the woman’s equivalent of Shylock’s more famous “Has not a Jew eyes?” speech.
Such is the focus on the central couple that it is easy to forget that two husbands kill their wives in this play.
Quick Hit- Will anything change?
A new, unflattering, book about Tony Abbott, to hit the shops 1 October 2011.
Today’s Dose of Awesome: Desaturated Santa
This was all over the intertubes a while ago, but I missed it at the time. Anyway, the image is not photo-manipulated – this is pure art-concept theatrical costuming executed with meticulous attention to detail.
Not the Front Page News: Qantas and Fijian union laws; ACTA to be signed this weekend
Not on the front page: Air Pacific, in which Qantas is a large minority stakeholder, allegedly paid for Fijian anti-union law to be drafted, Anti-Counterfeit Trade Agreement to be signed by countries including Australia.
My car just punched me in the face
The open car door did have some wind assistance…
Thursday Cheezburger – Exercise
Today’s theme is Exercise.
Andrew Bolt has been found in breach of the Racial Discrimination Act
… with respect to statements made by the serial trollumnist in published articles from 2009/2010 questioning whether the Aboriginality of certain pale-skinned indigenous people was genuine…”contained errors of fact, distortions of the truth and inflammatory and provocative language”
Do you see what I see?
The SMH is at it again.
Some of this bloke’s friends will be defending him right now
Man admits to elaborate online stalking campaign against girlfriend: will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty at Southampton magistrates’ court on Monday to a charge of causing harassment, alarm or distress.