At the Register: Why we can’t have baptisms during Lent

Hope this helps. … [Read more...]

Try this one weird trick for ending the war on women

You know what would cut through 99% of this crap, where we find ourselves arguing about whether or not saying, "Yes, I want to have sex with you" counts as sufficient consent, and whether or not "bystander intervention training" is sexist, and who's waging a war on whom, and who's winning?  Try following this simple rule: If you are not married, assume there is never consent; and if you are married, treat your spouse like a person, not a thing. I know I know I know. I know all the things, … [Read more...]

Is there a story in Sochi’s gay bar? Up to a point, Lord Copper . . .

Sochi's only gay bar is overrun by reporters, who won't let Russians just sit down and have a damn drink while gay.Deadspin quotes eight different major news outlets who've dispatched reporters to Mayak, where the town's LGBT community goes to drink and dance. From a reporter at The New Republic: On Saturday night, I decided to check it out, along with friends who work for The Guardian, TIME, and The Independent. A flock of AP reporters was already there, enjoying mojitos. In the hallway, a … [Read more...]

At the Register: Speaking of Empty Promises

I don't trust you to save me from sin if you can't even bring yourself to say "sin." … [Read more...]

Was there some widespread misapprehension that this WAS about the unh, ba-bling?

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At the Register: I’m Making a List

I'm a giver of gifts today. … [Read more...]

At the Register: Ten Splendid Sequels You Can Expect to See

This is relevant for a Catholic publication because I fleetingly mock Life Teen. … [Read more...]


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