Spotted in a Cotton On Kids store last week by intrepid reporter baroquestar: three children’s T-shirts, aimed at girls from toddler size. The slogans? “My Daddy Loves Beer More Than Me”, “Future Footballer’s Wife” and “Lock Up Your Sons”. [note:… Read More ›
Censoring evolution (this week, the Netherlands)
An evangelical christian TV station in the Netherlands has been censoring Sir David Attenborough. When the Evangelische Omroep (Evangelical Broadcasting) network showed his flagship natural history series The Life of Mammals, it made several alterations to the script to take… Read More ›
PM admits to being warned against inappropriate behaviour
The Poison Dwarf, Glen Milne, has unleashed a story that’s been sat on since 2003 about Kevin Rudd attending a strip club in New York while drunk, at the invitation of a New York Post journalist. It’s obviously an attempt… Read More ›
Proof positive that most Americans have hardly noticed our Prime Minister’s world-class presidential arselicking displays
He’s not mentioned on the Boston Phoenix‘s annual list of the 100 Unsexiest Men. It is a very US-centric list: there’s a mere sprinkling of foreigners, the only “Australian” who is mentioned is Mel Gibson, and I hadn’t heard of… Read More ›
*grin* Stop having a sook, Australia
What a glorious rant! Starring a Chopper Reed impersonator. This video uses language that is Not Safe For most Workplaces.
So, is it OK?
crossposted at Feministe Jessica, Amanda, Twisty and Violet Socks (and Melissa too!)have all written about this article: Is it OK to Demand Anal Sex?. The picture accompanying the article is odiously twee and threatening simultaneously, and as virtually every respondent… Read More ›
It’s not just the moustache
This guest post is by Helen on the Cast Iron Balcony. Aaaaaaargh! It’s (gag) happened! Elizabeth and the dweeby, creepy, moustached Anthony have finally realised that each other is their Only Trew Love, and they’re going at it like… well,… Read More ›
Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere
We’ve been running a bit of a series on repulsive advertising featuring women’s bodies: * the Nando’s stripper-mummy-with-a-heart-of-gold: Been trying to find the words * Pornified racist slavery in the pursuit of fashion: Because “fun “n’ edgy” and “pornification of… Read More ›
In which I judge a book by its cover
Guest post by Helen on the Cast Iron Balcony. Thanks to Tigtog for honouring me with an invitation to guest post at Hoyden while she whizzes down mountains. Recently, the folks at IBTP have been bemoaning the pinkification of everything… Read More ›
Ads that make you go Grrr
From Brazil. For low fat yoghurt. Iconic film images of Mena Suvari, Sharon Stone, Marilyn Monroe photomanipulated. Tagline: Forget about it. Men’s preference will never change. Fit Light Yogurt. Via Jess McCabe, at The F-Word blog.