It was, as always, a matter of protocol. Of discretion. Of careful etiquette. Of, ultimately, alcohol. Or at least the illusion of alcohol.
Month: September 2012
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Otterday! And Open Thread.
Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Books? News stories? What have you created lately? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?
Does Keynes still have the secret to happiness? And even for parents?
You must read this wonderful essay in aeon magazine from economist, John Quiggin – “The Golden Age: The 15-hour working week predicted by Keynes may soon be within our grasp – but are we ready for freedom from toil”. Quiggin… Read More ›
Schrödinger’s Rapist: ever-reliable source of women being told that (yet again) we’re doing it wrong
BTW, women are also assessing strange men they meet as Schrödinger’s Thief, Schrödinger’s Drunk Who Vomits On New Shoes, Schrödinger’s Teller Of Long Boring Tales, and they’re also assessing every car for whether Schrödinger’s Hit And Run Driver is behind the wheel. Do those background safety checks upset you as much as Schrödinger’s Rapist? If not, why not?
Quick Hit: the Ernies are in
Australia’s annual awards for public displays of sexism took place at NSW Parliament House last night. Gold below the fold.
I want it now!
Daylight saving doesn’t start on the long weekend 😦
Doctor Who: S7 Ep4 –The Power of Three
I meant to put this up yesterday as a traditional HaT Whoydensday, but didn’t because of reasons. So it’s a day late.
Cowboys and Aliens: mismanaging audience expectations
James Bond and Indiana Jones in the Wild West versus aliens with frickin’ lasers – but what was missing?
Obnoxious pantomime alert: “trAnnie”
And the Sydney Opera House legitimises this. This is vicious, blatant sexist transphobia, masquerading as light-hearted entertainment.