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Media Circus #spill edition
It’s almost as though there’s a causal link here…
The gender pay gap has doubled over the last year — with women, as usual, coming off worst. Meanwhile in NSW for the first time girls have outperformed boys in maths as well as every other HSC subject. Despite the hand-wringing about how and why our education system is failing our boys I would suggest that our boys aren’t being failed at all. I would hypothesise, quite simply, that boys don’t work as hard at their schoolwork because they don’t have to.
Outland Open Thread: Episode 6, “Pride”
It’s the season finale! Will the group make it to Pride?
Outland Open Thread: Episode 5, “Toby”
Greetings, Outlanders! Tonight it’s a Toby extravaganza — discuss it here! In verse! (Except I was kidding about the “in verse” bit. :P)
Outland Open Thread: Episode 4, “Fab”
Outland Open Thread: Episode 3, “Andy”
What wonders await us on Outland tonight, as we venture into Andy’s home? Discuss them here!
Quick Hit: Allie Brosh’s “Adventures in Depression”
It’s been almost a month since Allie Brosh posted this at her blog Hyperbole and a Half, but I only just saw it: Adventures in Depression. I know I can definitely relate to this, and I have the feeling that… Read More ›
Whoydensday: Vale Lis Sladen 1948-2011
Elisabeth Sladen, our beloved Sarah Jane Smith, has died, aged 63. She died after a struggle with cancer that she chose not to make public. Lis Sladen has touched many people through her portrayal of Sarah Jane, both in Doctor… Read More ›