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Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 11 2013

Harper government gives money to anti-gay religious group working in Uganda

Via reader Jeffrey P, seems the Government of Canada has provided over five hundred thousand dollars to a rabidly anti-gay religious group, Crossroads Christian Communications, to “help dig wells, build latrines and promote hygiene awareness in Uganda through 2014.” Given John Baird’s spoken out against the plans for a death penalty for homosexuality in that …

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Feb 10 2013

Ze Frank’s true facts about sloths

Whatever you’re doing. stop doing that thing. Thereafter, do this thing instead: press play on the below video. If I typed as quickly as a sloth, this would be a very long post. Not because they type quickly, but because they type slowly enough to cause a lot of autorepeat characters.

Feb 09 2013

Libby Anne on equity feminism vs gender feminism

Sorry I’ve been mostly absent from the blogohedron these past few days. I’m actually hard at work on a WordPress plugin to allow for ad-free subscriptions, and over the past several days, I’ve been pouring my (sadly, waning) blogosphere time into that plugin instead of blogging. (Why my blogosphere time is waning, however, is a …

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Feb 06 2013

Swanson and Buehner, Conservative radio hosts, ably tear apart strawfeminism

It really is something like watching a circle jerk, honestly. I feel dirty and unsatisfied and like I was denied what I actually paid the price of admission for, in having watched these two construct then tear apart a systematic listing of every trope on the Straw Feminism tvtropes page. I feel ashamed that these …

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Feb 04 2013

Ram Truck Superb Owl Farmer Wrongness

Picard looking confused "WTF?" Riker facepalms "I know"

This is so so so wrong and so many people are sighing and crying about it. Here’s the text: And on the eighth day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, “I need a caretaker.” So God made a farmer. God said, “I need somebody willing to get up before dawn, milk cows, …

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Feb 03 2013

Tropes Vs Women In Video Games – Damsel In Distress to be released this month

Sultan's daughter, Prince Of Persia Classic (2007)

Kotaku reports: Anita Sarkeesian, the controversial feminist critic whose plans to produce a crowdfunded video series about female tropes in video games led to someone creating a video game all about punching her in the face, is almost ready to show her work.

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Feb 02 2013

Mock The Movie: Warning from Space transcript

I was hoping for more of an origin story of the alien starfish we met in this movie’s sequel, Attack from Space. Sadly, what we got instead was a handwaved-away “aliens are in orbit around our planet keeping an eye on our blundering ways and infiltrating us from time to time to destroy the technological …

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Feb 01 2013

There can be no Khitomer Accord

Khitomer Conference from Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. If you expect this to happen in our community, you're delusional.

(via Memory-Alpha

There has been a stirring as of late in the blogosphere. Lee Moore, the host of a podcast co-hosted by Reap Paden, has taken it upon himself to attempt to broker a peace treaty, a ceasefire, a breaking of bread and a healing of the divide between the two sides of the Great Rift — …

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