Kenyan man James Kimondo is suing G10 women’s rights activists who urged women to engage in a week-long sex strike as a political protest, the BBC reports. And the illustration on the Beeb’s article has to be seen to be… Read More ›
White Panic: Made In England
Ah, the Daily Mail. You never fail to amuse, disgust, and generally cause a bad smell. The latest manufactured outrage is over the lyrics of a Sam Dunkley children’s song written for St George’s Day. This clunky, banal piece of… Read More ›
Whoydensday: Ace (Guest Post from Chally)
I don’t believe you’ve met my young friend Ace, an expert in calorification, incineration, carbonization, and inflammation.
-The Doctor, The Happiness Patrol
Dorothy McShane of Perivale, UK, better known as Ace, was the Doctor’s companion in Doctor Who from 1987 until the show’s cancellation in 1989. She was young. She was independent. She was tough. She was smart. She was a glorious feminist character.
Contagious yawning and canine empathy
Until recently it was thought that only humans and their primate cousins displayed contagious yawning, but now it’s been shown that dogs display the behaviour as well.
Yawning, although sometimes a response to extreme stress, is more often a sign of tiredness; but the reason for why yawning is catching is not fully understood.
Humpday comedy spotlight: Mitchell and Webb
Regular readers are probably quite aware that I lean towards British comedy for my regular doses of the hahas. I’ve been enjoying the BBC sketch comedy That Mitchell and Webb Look on cable over the last few weeks. They’re very,… Read More ›
“Letting his lust get the better of him”
Cut for nasssty rape triggers.