Category Archive: fail

Aug 22 2013

Dr. Phil’s Rape Culture Goggles

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Another day, another clueless dude* asking a dumbshit question about rape. I heaved a weary sigh when I got the Change.Org email inviting me to sign the petition advising Dr. Phil that a) answer’s no, you dumbshit**; b) apologize; and c) air a show that advises viewers not to rape people, no, not even if …

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Jun 06 2012

But Where Have the Women Gone?

As I might have mentioned, I’m on an 18th and 19th century freethinker spree. I’m taking great pleasure in reading the words of atheists and not-atheists-but-at-least-in-the-same-zip-code heretics. It’s refreshing, knowing we’re walking a trail blazed by super-sharp thinkers of the past, and seeing how they dealt with the same old tired arguments we hear ad …

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Oct 10 2010

Faux News Megafail

Read.  Marvel.  Weep. Just how desperate to find a story–and a controversy–do you have to be to believe this is real: Anchors at the Fox News national morning news show “Fox and Friends” reported Tuesday that the city of Los Angeles had ordered 10,000 jetpacks for its police and fire departments. The price tag: a …

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