A certain oxygen thief is a national disgrace, . As usual for media circus threads, please share your bouquets and brickbats for particular items in the mass media, or highlight cogent analysis elsewhere, on any current sociopolitical issue.
That “Feminist Whore” code in Dead Island game: nice to see a proper apology
Others please take note. This is how an apology is done – regret and responsibility. No “if people were offended” bullshit where the responsibility for outrage is weaselled from the perpetrator(s) to those who call it out.
Australia Day Corso racist displays: Sharon realises she’s busted, rings 2GB
Oh my, is this a dud fauxpology.
The Daily Telegraph has audio from 2GB, which took a phone call purporting to be from one of a group of three young people photographed on Australia Day. They had a scrawled Australian map on their bellies with the inscription “FUCK OFF WE’RE FULL”.
Big Brother Friday Fauxpology: Mo’s been in the headmaster’s office before, hasn’t he?
Just thought I’d revisit Big Brother UK with a little “Oh no he didn’t!” post.
As clip one begins, Mikey, the blind cross-dressing Scotsman radio dude, has just had his hair shaved off as part of a task. The task involved the housemates cutting or clipping their hair such that the combined hair filled a flask to the top.
[Transcripts/summaries of clips are at the bottom of the post.]
I’m guessing Mo would justify this action, outside the house, as being just him, paragon of equalism, treating everyone equally badly. You can sure tell that he’s been in that hot chair before, and knows exactly the script to follow, though he still stumbles over it. It grates.
“Plus we sell fair trade coffee!”: Say No to WHO Code Offset Attempts
[all images courtesy of promom.org. Click for larger versions.] There’s been a bit of discussion about the traps about whether carbon trading offset schemes are of any real use, or whether they have the end result of not-so-covertly encouraging resource… Read More ›