If you follow me on Twitter, you may have already seen these items of interest encountered recently in my feed-reader or via twitter (please consider following some of the bloggers/tweeters). What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links or pithy observations in comments. Shameless self-promotion entirely welcome!
Sinead O’Connor on the Magdalene Laundries report – an open letter http://www.irishpost.co.uk/news/an-open-letter-from-sinead-oconnor-on-the-magdalene-laundries-report … (via
Star Wars, where are the women? http://reelgirl.com/2013/02/star-wars-where-are-the-women/ … |
@pseudomorph: So apparently Gillard should stand aside for the good of the Liberal Party.
Facebook And Taxes http://bit.ly/XiRGut at Echidne of the Snakes
The curious case of Reeva Steenkamp’s boyfriend http://bit.ly/VFIIJR by
@sesmithwrites at #TigerBeatdown
Crommunist: New required reading: Confessions of a former misogynist http://bit.ly/Xg6gQb
I’ve backed a lot of Kickstarters, but this is one of my faves: The People’s E-Book, a free online ebook-creator: http://kck.st/Tiv78S
@neilhimself being awesome about “political correctness.” http://neil-gaiman.tumblr.com/post/43087620460/i-was-reading-a-book-about-interjections-oddly …
Much as we agree with the sentiment it should be “a horrendous” RT
@DuncanNRoss: @guardianstyle “Cameron is an horrendous PM” your thoughts?
Why Russia’s culture of dashboard cams was uniquely suited to capturing the meteor. http://www.businessinsider.com/why-russian-drivers-have-dash-cams-2012-12 … via
WTF?! by what def. of “consensual”?! RT
@SunnyClifford Really?!? Cops call low-IQ gang sex assault case ‘consensual’http://soc.li/K9AVAhN
Ha! “It’s their/our way of using Twitter.” | In Twitterspace No-one Can (Actually) Hear You Scream from
@aimee_maree Also “If you *can* put an axe through it, it’s hardware – if you *want* to put an axe through it, it’s software”
Agree. Agree. Agree. RT
@PPDaley: Since when did the Liberal Party become a credible commentator On Labor leadership? Bizarre.
@nswpolice: The more people who share this, the less chance the scam has of working. http://fb.me/1WKqVPubl
@michaelianblack: Pay the people who write for you. RT @ariannahuff “no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty”
Other people’s linkfests:
- The Lady Garden shares the link love
- bluebec’s linkspams
- Geek Feminism Linkspams
- Limited News weekly Long Reads collation
- Feminaust does a Weekly RoundUp
- The Early Bird Catches The Worm does regular On The Net linkdumps and weekly On (The Rest of) The Net RoundUps.
- Racialicious does regular link roundups and entertainment roundups
- Muslimah Media Watch: Friday Links
- Melissa’s Blogarounds at Shakesville
- Feministing‘s What We Missed linkfest and Weekly Feminist Reader