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Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 19 2013

Y’all need a holiday

Well, you’re getting one whether you need it or not! Going to be away for the best part of a fortnight, so rather than worrying about what you’re all saying behind my back, I’ll be switching off comments on all posts later this evening, so if you want to get in the last word on …

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Aug 14 2013

The Equal Treatment Fallacy

I’ve heard it said that the root of all religious and secular morality is contained in the Christian dictum: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. It’s a seductive and simple message, and will get you through day to day interactions better than the average Facebook meme aphorism, but it is …

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Aug 08 2013

10 Rules for Managing Your Vagina

I might write something more earnest about this when I get the chance, but just for now… Ten Rules for Managing Your Vagina No.1: Don’t let any fucker tell you what to do with your vagina. It’s yours. No. 2: Don’t let any fucker tell you what to do with your vagina. It’s yours. No. …

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Aug 07 2013

Malestrom pt 4: Trolling is more than a game

In Airplane, Lloyd Bridges declared in exasperation: “It looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue.” A few days ago I returned from a brief family holiday to find the media ablaze with the issue of misogynistic trolling, threats and intimidation, and the first thought that popped into my head was “looks …

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