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SF Sunday: success by stealth?

The best rant on io9 this week: If geek stuff is so hip, then why are two of the season’s biggest scifi hits, CBS show Eleventh Hour and bestselling Neal Stephenson novel Anathem, adamantly classified as Not Scifi? Because nerd… Read More ›

Obstreperation round-up

Just the most recent posts from my feed-reader that have made me stroppy: Yarl’s Wood staff steal legal guide from asylum seeker from The F-Word Blog by Jess McCabe Anti-choice website: Being a teen mom is cool! from Feministing by… Read More ›

SF Sunday: worst costumes evah!

Two to kick off: Sting’s metal budgie-smuggler from Dune, or Leia’s metalkini from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi? Does it surprise anybody that leiasmetalbikini.com exists? (I didn’t bother to visit, if anyone does please report) I note in passing… Read More ›

The most potent weapon in the PC arsenal

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Disgust Disgust, originally uploaded by Spencer Batchelder. Yep, that’s the nastiest munition we have here at… Read More ›