June, 2007

Jessie Davis and the eternal mystery of wingnut thought processes

By · Wednesday, June 27th, 2007 · 17 Comments »

I do not watch television, nor do I communicate often with other human beings (allow me to direct your attention to the name of the blog), so I am frequently unaware of whatever particular maelstrom is currently roiling the collective consciousness. For example, until recently I believed that Paris Hilton was the Hilton hotel in […]

In addition to running water and flush toilets, the ancient Minoans had also mastered cloning

By · Tuesday, June 26th, 2007 · 10 Comments »

Artist’s reconstruction of life at the Palace of Knossos, circa 1500 B.C. Click here for the full image.

The Joshua Project: Bringing God’s message of male supremacy to every corner of the globe

By · Sunday, June 24th, 2007 · 13 Comments »

A Qiang woman. Jeebus wants to turn that smile upside down! The goose-stepping Christofascists are still at it. In a world where women are struggling for basic human rights, in a world where the few remaining matrilineal societies are fighting a rearguard action to maintain their values, what are the Christian missionaries doing? You guessed […]

Progress continues on the march to legalize rape

By · Monday, June 18th, 2007 · 14 Comments »

Fuck it. Just fuck it. Every time I crawl reluctantly back from one of my cave retreats and decide to check the news, hoping to see maybe something good in the world, maybe a picture of a fucking flower or something, I get gobsmacked. Top story today: Duke terrorists are now actually being rewarded with […]

Unintentional fashion hilarity

By · Saturday, June 9th, 2007 · 8 Comments »

I know, I know — you’ll see this and think, “A post from Violet! Finally!” And you’ll think it’s going to be something substantive, since I’ve been away the past week (week? no, almost two weeks). But it’s not, because I’m still sulking over the Iraq thing, the gang rape thing, the abortion thing, the […]