November, 2007

The teddy bear of doom

By · Wednesday, November 28th, 2007 · 18 Comments »

The Satanic plush toy and its evil paymaster. Goddamnit. By now you’ve probably heard about Gillian Gibbons, a British teacher in Sudan who’s facing up to 40 lashes for allowing her class of 7-year-olds to name a teddy bear Mohammed. I’ve been hoping this idiocy would evaporate quickly and Ms. Gibbons would be released, but […]

Thanksgiving, Life and Death, and Anti-feminism

By · Thursday, November 22nd, 2007 · 17 Comments »

My family is trying to talk me into coming back to life. They liked having me alive — I guess it’s some kind of love thing — and with the holidays approaching they’ve been pressuring me pretty heavily to climb back into the ol’ meat suit. My mother keeps calling me up in the Smoking […]

In which Dr. Socks asks the burning question, “Is there anything Hollywood won’t pornify?”

By · Monday, November 19th, 2007 · 22 Comments »

Grendel’s Mother struts the runway in her Jimmy Choos at the 6th century Denmark Annual Fashion Show and Mead Fest. Never mind, I already know the answer. So there I was, working at the computer, glancing at the news, trying to get my filing papers in for the next cloning project, when across the bow […]

Tired but happy

By · Tuesday, November 6th, 2007 · 36 Comments »

Raoul sporting his new head. Thanks for the suggestion, Sis! Raoul and I are back from the Himalayas. Got a bunch of stuff to catch up on, and I owe you guys an anthropology post, eh? Eh. (Vocal mannerism courtesy of two weeks in a tent with Raoul. When he was a parrot he lived […]