Not-So Christian Charity To J.K Rowling, Tweets Dignity Project

https://twitter.com/jearle/status/476699551383171072/photo/1

I had to look not twice, but three times at this Tweet:(Link goes to a screenshot of the Tweet taken by Tweeter jearle) - the Guardian article the Tweet in question links to is this one.I tried to find out more about the charity who said this about Harry Potter's author (who, in case you've wondered if there is any basis in fact about her stinginess, here's an summary about a few of the causes she's supported... oh, and "J.K. Rowling's charity giving knocks her off Forbes' … [Read more...]

Parody Anti-Vaccine Image Goes “Viral” (Something Awful Website)

Bog_Chef_01 - by Bog Chef, SomethingAwful.com

It shouldn't need spelling out, but the following appears to have gone viral - I got my first rather shocked Facebook notification ("is this real?") about it this morning, although I admit I'd seen it floating around the internet some time before and just ignored it:Back in 2013,(20-frickin-13!)the following Photoshop Phriday fun was had over on the Something Awful website - in fact at: http://www.somethingawful.com/photoshop-phriday/antivaccination-ads-mccarthy/1/ "If they can … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – A Demonstration Of Pseudoscience

I really have to get back into blogging. Thankfully, this weekend, I may have a good excuse...In the meantime: … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Tony Abbott, President of the USA of Australia (Last Week Tonight)

Yeah... … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Doctor Who Time Warp

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Shelley Segal’s New Album Has Five Funding Days To Go!

And it's already making waves... so get helping and help fund it! I’m really excited to announce that my third studio album An Easy Escape is recorded. I am going to be releasing it through my independent label, True Music on May 30th 2014.There is still a lot that needs to be done before the release. We need photos, artwork and we are going to be running print and radio campaigns for the album.To help fund the release I am running a pre-sale for the album here on Pledge Music and of … [Read more...]

Banned Books, Towel Day, Rap Guides To Evolution And More Reading Worries In The UK

http://towelday.org/

Since I've been busy doing-everything-else-involved-in-my-life, and having a lot of great times (hence not being online much), I've been catching up on some reading......in addition to seeing the Baba Brinkman show The Rap Guide To Evolution, which is heading across the country (and you should definitely see it - the highlight for me was the school group who attended, who were really loudly enjoying the show in the back rows):Two of the books I read over the weekend were "banned books", … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Constantine

An old favourite DC comic now turned into a TV series (with an accurate accent this time...): … [Read more...]

Unicorns And Cake – Recent Events And Links

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I've been away from social media a little bit (including chasing down emails) because I had a health scare recently and it's difficult to be enthusiastic about the online world when the offline world involves being a pincushion for blood tests and visiting radiotherapy (no knock against radiotherapists, but waiting rooms are scary places, especially when it mostly seems to be mothers and daughters) - naturally, it overshadows everything else.But yesterday I got to visit my niece, who has … [Read more...]

Little Kitten – Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender & James McAvoy – Blurred Lines

Whatthehell it's the weekend. … [Read more...]

Curiouser And Curiouser – Four Years And Forty-Four Articles Now Out

Curiouser and Curiouser

It's just occurred to me that once again, I've missed the anniversary (four years!) of writing for the CSICOP website, on a little column called Curiouser and Curiouser.The most recently published one is just before the Perth shows happening this weekend by some contributors to the TV show, The Checkout, Chris Taylor and Andrew Hansen - The Checkout is a satirical consumer affairs series on Australia’s ABC TV, presented by Julian Morrow and Craig Reucassel from the satirical comedy gr … [Read more...]


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