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  • My faith has been shattered

    …in the YouTube community. I hear the brilliant Greg Proops utter an immortal line about Presidential Elves (wouldn’t you totally watch a show about presidential elves?) on Whose Line Is It Anyway? (the Clive Anderson hosted version) while I’m in… Read More ›

  • Letter to Santa

    The lad’s school did a letter to Santa as a writing exercise this week. Here’s the Lad’s, hot on the heels of the Great Smiley Conjunction:

  • Thursday Cheezburger and Delurking Day

    How could I go past Vortex Kitteh? Runnerup: Hooman Saved Me. It’s our monthly Delurking Day! If you’ve been reading along, give us a shout and let us know you’re there. You’re welcome to post your favourite macro, introduce yourself,… Read More ›

  • Whoydensday: DOC bingo

    I know, late again. It’s still Wednesday some places on the planet – leave me alone! After the pleasant discussion we had here last week on the possibility (firming to probability) of Paterson Joseph being the eleventh actor to pilot… Read More ›

  • Seventh Down Under Feminists Carnival is Up!

    The inimitable Queen of Thorns at Ideologically Impure has produced a dazzlingly sassy Down Under Feminists Carnival: “Miss QoT’s Guide To Keeping Sassy In A World Gone Mad” Check it out now! The next Down Under Feminists Carnival is in… Read More ›

  • Linkoree

    Eureka Street: The nun and the burqa, by Bronwyn Lay I wonder how a fully garbed nun, living a reclusive life of prayer and consenting to the authority of a male Pope/Bishop, would fare. I doubt the nun would be… Read More ›

  • Things annoying me today.

    Mindy, For Battler, parent and feminist 1. I’d like to think we’d gone beyond this, but obviously not. 2. Greg Bird’s lawyer, Gavin Orr, is claiming that he has done nothing wrong and that the Cronulla Sharks have no reason… Read More ›

  • Ticking all those boxes

    Via Feministing: Planned Parenthood in Indiana is offering a gift certificate service for the winter gifting festival: it is redeemable for the reproductive health services their clinics offer, and their hope is particularly that women on low incomes will be… Read More ›

  • LibrarianLazyWeb: Books of mythology from current dominant religions?

    I’ve been poking around looking for books of the basic Bible stories and of stories including the basics from the other current prevalent world religions, but (a) told in a form suitable and engaging for a primary school kid who… Read More ›

  • Etymology 101

    I’ll stop arguing with anti-feminists and other provocateurs who claim that the latest act labelled “misogynist” isn’t really that, because, you know, whoever did it doesn’t actually HATE women when they stop calling rich people “philanthropists” for giving money away,… Read More ›