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Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 31 2012

Ellen’s Squishy Pumpkin Halloween Extravaganza!

Used and Abused Pumpkins

As you may know, Ellen Bulger – a regular guest blogger here at Biodork, was in the path of Hurricane Sandy. She asked that I let you all know that she is fine, and that Sandy for her city was no worse than being a beagle in Mitt Romney’s carpool. Because of hurricane preparations, the reveal …

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Oct 31 2012

Read ALL the FTB Blogs!

FTBReaderClip

Some of you read Biodork because you’re my friends and family, and you read me uncaring of the fact that I’m on a larger, atheist blog network. This post is not for you. I’m writing this for those of you who want to read blogs that are about atheism or which are written from an …

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Oct 31 2012

You Don’t Own Me, Romney.

Seen on Facebook, Twitter and every damn place on the interwebs, and too fabulous not to post one more time here: Huffpo has a bit more information about the video, including a transcript.

Oct 30 2012

Student Atheists on the Radio

102812 CASH Interview - Joshua, Brianne, Carver

On Sunday I had the pleasure of interviewing two members of the University of Minnesota’s Campus Atheists, Skeptics and Humanists (CASH), Bryan Carver and Joshua Brose. The interview was a live, in-studio chat for Atheists Talk on KTNF (AM950). Carver and Joshua were good sports and agreed to take a photo with me, even though …

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Oct 29 2012

Song for Sandy

This is a post by guest blogger Ellen Bulger, who is located on the East Coast and preparing for Hurricane Sandy’s arrival. Stay safe, all of you who are in the line of God’s wrath the upcoming storms. God must be punishing Connecticut. About twenty years ago, I was traveling down south, down in Georgia …

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Oct 29 2012

Cross-Country Connections: Halloween

CCC Halloween Brianne

Cross-Country Connections is a Biodork weekly blog entry dedicated to telling stories in pictures of three family members – me, my sister and Mom – living in very different locations across the country. Every week we choose a different theme and then take or contribute a personal photo that fits the theme. This week’s theme …

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Oct 26 2012

Absentee Voting

This November 6th marks the first time that I will be out of my precinct during general elections. I freaked out a bit when I realized this yesterday; I have never done absentee voting. Since the election is less than two weeks away my first thought was that I’d be too late to turn around …

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Oct 26 2012

PPA 9: Halloweenscapes

Pareidolia 9

Happy Halloween, dear readers! Brianne here, introducing a special Halloween Pareidolia Play Along by Ellen Bulger. I see a craggy, alien landscape, a breeding ground littered with the eggs of the land’s greatest predator. The time is ripe; this evening the hatchlings will emerge and a frantic stampede over the treacherous, uneven ground to nearby …

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Oct 25 2012

PPA 8 Reveal: Jack Shellington?

Last Light and Shells

This is a post by guest blogger Ellen Bulger. In this installment, Ellen reveals the answer to Pareidolia Play Along 8. “Crassostrea virginica” while otherwise drab (and delicious) gets a little nuts when it makes a shell. This is a quiet beast, hiding under sediments so as to avoid the attention of carpenters and their tusked …

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Oct 24 2012

Why I’m Voting No

Vote No Jeep

Ben from TheSweatervest blog invited me to write about why I’m voting no to the Minnesota Marriage Amendment this November for his 42 Days of No project, which is highlighting “Why I’m Voting No” stories by Minnesotans (he started it 42 days prior to this November’s vote). This piece was submitted for that project. I am voting …

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